Publications

Montana Supreme Court Rejects Public Service Commission’s Reduction of Avoided Cost Rates and Contract Terms for PURPA Contracts
Recent and Forthcoming Environmental Rules and Guidance Could Be Reversed Under Congressional Review Act: Three Steps for Stakeholders to Consider
Massachusetts SMART Program Regulations: More Solar Capacity, Less Land Area
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
White House Completes Generational Update of NEPA Regulations
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
EPA Tackles Controversial Clean Water Act Certification Requirements
Opportunities for Industry Action in Response to President Trump’s Executive Order Limiting EPA and Other Federal Agency Use of Guidance
California PUC Adopts New Standard-Offer Contract for Small PURPA Projects
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
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
D.C. Circuit En Banc Review of FERC Tolling Orders Could Have Profound Implications for Infrastructure Projects Requiring FERC Approval
Proposed Changes to Effluent Limit Guidelines for Steam Electric Power Generating Facilities
FERC Proposes the First Comprehensive Reform of its PURPA Regulations Since 1980: Renewables Under the Gun?
Oregon Adopts Renewable Natural Gas Portfolio Standards
Maryland Establishes Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting
NC to Regulate the Decommissioning of Renewable Projects and Managing End-of-Life Equipment
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
Maryland High Court Finds State Authority to Approve Renewable Energy Projects Preempts Local Zoning Authority
Washington Agencies Initiate Rulemaking Processes for Implementing Washington's New Clean Energy Legislation
Virginia Regulators Considering Amendments to Rules for 150 Megawatt Solar Projects