Mondaq USA: Energy and Natural Resources
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
New York City Council recently passed the Climate Mobilization Act, which contains six measures designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions produced by the city's built environment.
Orrick
As alternatives to these arrangements, the renewable energy market is increasingly making use of financial trading instruments.
Holland & Knight
The Connecticut General Assembly energized the rapidly-growing energy storage market this week by enacting legislation that authorizes the electric distribution utilities to own and rate-base wholesale storage generation assets ...
Foley Hoag LLP
On May 22, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities ("DPU") opened a new docket (D.P.U. 19-55) to investigate the interconnection of distributed generation ("DG") in Massachusetts.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled on May 28, 2019 that the Obama administration erred when it crafted the Waters of the U.S. ("WOTUS") regulation
Duane Morris LLP
At a panel discussion hosted by Politico and the American Wind Energy Association on May 15, 2019, thought leaders in the energy industry called for innovative solutions to some of the challenges facing America's energy infrastructure.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2019) - Pressure for tough federal action to regulate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) continues to grow
Arnold & Porter
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit's recent decision in Duke Energy Florida LLC v. FirstEnergy Corp. illustrates that indirect liability can be a very challenging legal theory to pursue when the alleged conduct ...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
FERC recently issued two back-to-back orders that resolve key questions regarding the Interconnection Customer's "Option to Build" the Transmission Owner's transmission facilities under a FERC-jurisdictional interconnection agreement.
Holland & Knight
The Leading Infrastructure For Tomorrow's America Act (LIFT America Act or the Act), H.R. 2741 – 116th Congress, was introduced by Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J.) on May 15, 2019.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In an Order on Rehearing and Clarification issued at its May open meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On May 16, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "the Commission") rescinded its 2009 Notice of Alleged Violations policy.
Mintz
Our previous post, Blockchain in Energy: Stakeholders, Solutions and the Path to Standardization, focused on the regulatory landscape in the energy industry and how it relates to standardization among blockchain technology.
Torys LLP
A ruling in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reminds us that regardless of whether the consignor and the consignee intend to transfer title, when a consignor fails to file a UCC-1 registration statement...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On April 18, 2019, the FERC granted Sunrun, Inc. (Sunrun) limited waivers of FERC's filing requirements for obtaining qualifying small power production facility (QF) status under the under the PURPA.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
On May 1, 2019, Petitioner San Joaquin Tributaries Authority, a Joint Powers Authority filed a petition for writ of mandate in Sacramento County Superior Court against the State Water Resources Control Board.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Fuel adjustment clauses (FAC) have been a feature of electric bills in Kentucky since the 1950s.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 19-181 (SB19-181) into law.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(May 6, 2019) - A once obscure group of chemicals known as perfluorinated chemical substances (PFAS) have gripped national headlines in recent months, due to increasing concerns over potential health risks.
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversed a district court decision, and ordered the Bureau of Land Management to vacate the NEPA approvals and permits it had issued...
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Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 19-181 (SB19-181) into law.
Arnold & Porter
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit's recent decision in Duke Energy Florida LLC v. FirstEnergy Corp. illustrates that indirect liability can be a very challenging legal theory to pursue when the alleged conduct ...
Jones Day
The Green New Deal resolution, introduced in February to both houses of the U.S. Congress, signifies a new phase in the national debate over climate change policy in America.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On April 2, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") determined that the one-year statutory limit on state review of interstate natural gas pipeline
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
After a more than two year proceeding to identify and study supply chain risks to the electric utility industry, on October 18, 2018, the FERC approved a NERC proposal for a new Reliability Standard that addresses...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz said the CFTC should address energy derivatives market developments through policies and regulations that facilitate competition.
Jones Day
As a result, energy storage will play a key role in the future of renewables development in the United States.
WilmerHale
Traditionally, regulation of the energy sector has occurred at the federal level and through specialized state regulatory bodies. However, attorneys general are playing an increasingly prominent role in regulating energy and environmental activity within their states.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
FERC recently issued two back-to-back orders that resolve key questions regarding the Interconnection Customer's "Option to Build" the Transmission Owner's transmission facilities under a FERC-jurisdictional interconnection agreement.
Jones Day
On March 19, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted in part plaintiff nongovernmental organizations' motion for summary judgment, remanding nine environmental assessments, and ...
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