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Divided FERC Proposes Major Overhaul Of PURPA Regulations
On September 19, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the "Commission") proposed to "modernize" its regulations under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act ...
United States
9 Oct 2019
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Federal Clean Energy Initiatives Carry Potential Regulatory And Market Implications
Such potential changes require consideration and forward planning by industry participants and investors alike.
United States
26 Aug 2019
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Ninth Circuit Upholds Renewable Energy Developers' PURPA Rights
On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ("Ninth Circuit") issued a decision in Winding Creek Solar LLC v. Peterman affirming a district court's
United States
5 Aug 2019
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eLibrary Is Now FERC's Official Document Repository
On July 16, 2019, the FERC announced that "documents posted on eLibrary will serve as the Commission's official order and/or Commission action, and eLibrary will serve as the Commission's repository...
United States
19 Jul 2019
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FERC Affirms Energy Storage Rule, Denies State Opt-Out
In an Order on Rehearing and Clarification issued at its May open meeting, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") ...
United States
4 Jun 2019
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FERC Eases Small Residential Solar QF Filing Burden For Sunrun
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.
United States
23 May 2019
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FERC Revises Its Regulations Regarding Computation Of Time
On February 8, 2019, the FERC or the "Commission" issued a Final Rule revising its regulations in 18 C.F.R. § 385.2007 regarding computation of time periods prescribed or allowed by statute or FERC rule or order.
United States
18 Feb 2019
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FERC Increases Maximum Civil Monetary Penalties
The adjustments in the Final Rule represent an increase of approximately 2.5 percent for each covered maximum penalty.
United States
14 Jan 2019
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FERC Wins Statute Of Limitations Fight In Market Manipulation Enforcement Case, But Uncertainty Remains
On January 4, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Maine handed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "the Commission")
United States
11 Jan 2019
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Mexican Energy At A Crossroads
AMLO rose to prominence in Mexican politics over the past 20 years by espousing socialistic and nationalist policies. His focus on the needs of the general population and how globalisation
Mexico
10 Jan 2019
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Second Circuit Joins Seventh Circuit In Upholding Constitutionality Of ZECs, Ending The Current Preemption Fight Against Nuclear Subsidies
At this point, it appears the constitutional fight over state nuclear subsidies has come to an end.
United States
24 Oct 2018
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New CFIUS Law: Key Issues Affecting The Energy Sector
FIRRMA broadens the scope of a CFIUS review beyond transactions that could result in a foreign person gaining the ability to control a U.S. business.
United States
2 Oct 2018
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Seventh Circuit Rejects Federal Preemption And Dormant Commerce Clause Challenges To Illinois Nuclear ZEC Program
In a surprisingly terse opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a district court's finding that Illinois' Zero Emissions Credit program is not preempted by federal law.
United States
25 Sep 2018
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PURPA Dispute At FERC Raises New Questions For Co-Located Energy Storage
Neither PURPA nor FERC's regulations explicitly mention energy storage as an energy resource type that can make a facility eligible for QF status.
United States
18 Sep 2018
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The Quick (But Not Dirty) Issue No. 2: Deficit Restoration Obligation
A Deficit Restoration Obligation (DRO) is an obligation by a partner in a partnership to restore a negative balance (i.e., a deficit) ...
United States
31 Jul 2018
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The Quick (But Not Dirty) Issue No. 1: IRS Solar Construction Guidance
The IRS finally issued IRS Notice 2018-59 Beginning of Construction for the Investment Tax Credit under Section 48 on June 22, 2018.
United States
20 Jul 2018
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The Quick (But Not Dirty) : A Basic Guide To Renewable Energy Market And Energy Tax Basics: Issue No. 1: IRS Solar Construction Guidance
The IRS finally issued IRS Notice 2018-59 Beginning of Construction for the Investment Tax Credit under Section 48 on June 22, 2018
United States
20 Jul 2018
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The Quick (But Not Dirty): A Basic Guide To Renewable Energy Market And Energy Tax Basics
The Quick (But Not Dirty): A Basic Guide to Renewable Energy Market and Energy Tax Basics will be a weekly series to provide quick summaries of issues and concepts impacting the renewable energy industry.
United States
20 Jul 2018
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Solar Start Of Construction Guidance, A Comprehensive Analysis
New Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance on what it takes to start construction of a solar project raises practical questions, but it is very helpful in keeping the industry humming along
United States
18 Jul 2018
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Solar Start Of Constructive Guidance, A Comprehensive Analysis
New Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance on what it takes to start construction of a solar project raises practical questions, but it is very helpful in keeping the industry humming along.
United States
10 Jul 2018
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