Publications

Montana Supreme Court Rejects Public Service Commission’s Reduction of Avoided Cost Rates and Contract Terms for PURPA Contracts
Federal Court Rejects Interior Department Interpretation Limiting Migratory Bird Treaty Act Liability For Intentional Acts
Federal Court Dismisses Federal Challenge to California’s Cap-and-Trade Linkage to Quebec Program
Trump Administration Nominates Two to FERC, Could Restore Commission to Full Strength
FERC Adopts Final Rule on PURPA Reform Putting Long-Term Renewable Energy Contracts at Risk
Pacific Northwest Utilities Seek Thousands of Megawatts of New Renewable and Non-Emitting Energy: A Huge Opportunity for Independent Power Producers
D.C. Rejects Routine FERC Practice of Tolling Rehearing, Forcing Drastic Changes in FERC Practice
FERC Schedules Technical Conferences on Offshore Wind and Carbon Pricing to Address Issues Critical to Renewable Energy
Treasury Department Proposes Regulations to Govern Tax Credits for Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Oregon Appeals Court Confirms Water Rights for Hydroelectric Power
FERC Adopts New Rules for Pipeline Certificate Orders to Address Concerns of D.C. Circuit
California PUC Adopts New Standard-Offer Contract for Small PURPA Projects
Declaring National Emergency, President Trump Orders Restrictions on Electrical Equipment Supplied By “Foreign Adversaries”
Virginia Clean Economy Act Requires Extensive New Clean Energy Measures
Washington Gov. Inslee Issues Clarifications Regarding “Essential” Businesses Exempt from His “Stay-At-Home” Order
Washington Adopts “PACER” Legislation That Will Create a Proven Source of Financing for Energy and Resiliency Retrofits in Commercial Buildings
Washington Gov. Inslee Issues “Stay-At-Home” Order to Combat Coronavirus
Oregon Governor Kate Brown Issues Executive Order Calling for Substantial Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Seattle Launches Energy Efficiency as a Service Program, Encouraging Deep Energy Efficiency Building Retrofits
Ninth Circuit Orders EPA to Develop Total Maximum Daily Loads for Temperature on the Columbia and Snake Rivers
D.C. Circuit En Banc Review of FERC Tolling Orders Could Have Profound Implications for Infrastructure Projects Requiring FERC Approval
FERC Proposes the First Comprehensive Reform of its PURPA Regulations Since 1980: Renewables Under the Gun?
Oregon Adopts Renewable Natural Gas Portfolio Standards
Ninth Circuit Strikes a Blow for PURPA: Winding Creek Solar LLC. v. Peterman
New Oregon Legislation Revs the Engine for Electric Vehicle Adoption
World Trade Organization Panel Ruling Casts a Shadow on State Preferences in Renewable Energy Laws
Washington Agencies Initiate Rulemaking Processes for Implementing Washington's New Clean Energy Legislation
New Washington Legislation Drives Energy Conservation in Commercial Buildings
New Washington Legislation Steps on the Electric Vehicle Accelerator
U.S. Supreme Court Increases Protection for Confidential Business Information Shared With The Federal Government