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Renewable Energy Law Developments – American Bar Association Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law – Renewable Energy Committee

This report from the Renewable Energy Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law looks at recent renewable energy law developments. The report begins by noting that “The past few years have seen a shift in public attention, public...

Michael M. Cunningham on DOEs Loan Guarantee Program

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT) and authorizes the Department of Energy (DOE) to "rapidly deploy" certain loan guarantees made in connection with renewable energy projects and electric power transmission projects. In this...

Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law: Department of Energy Requires States to Review and Possibly Update Their Building Energy Codes

By J. Cullen Howe, Environmental Law Specialist, Arnold & Porter LLP The Department of Energy recently published two final determinations that will require states to review and possibly update their residential and commercial building energy efficiency codes. Pursuant to a July 19 final determination...