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Womble Bond Dickinson
On December 19, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gobsmacked the renewables industry by issuing an order that makes it nearly impossible for most new renewable energy projects ...
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
The recent surge in Resource Conservation and Recovery Act private citizen suits poses a concern for utilities who are diligently working through coal ash pond closure.
Holland & Knight
The state of California is calling for more investments in microgrids1 for electric power resiliency.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
It may be 2020, but some big issues have carried over from the last decade at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, including the question of what the Commission will do to facilitate customer
Jones Day
The Decision: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's ("FERC") Opinion No. 569 establishes new methodologies under Federal Power Act ("FPA") Section 206 for (i) determining whether existing...
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
According to recent reports, the number of citizen suits filed under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) has risen sharply in the past three years. Commentators have suggested that ...
Jones Day
The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 was enacted during the height of the energy crisis and was intended to reduce the country's dependence on oil and natural gas.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On October 7, 2019, Ohio's newly promulgated net metering rule[1] takes effect. This concludes a rule revision process dating back to 2012,
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The 2019 Legislative Session concluded with the passage of a series of new laws affecting Nevada's electricity providers and their customers.
Foley Hoag LLP
Rejection of Significant EV Expansion, Concern Regarding Interconnection Issues, and a Management Audit
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Senate is considering bipartisan legislation to boost the defenses of the nation's power grid against cybersecurity threats.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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 ...
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
By a two-to-one majority, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) voted on September 19, 2019, to propose revisions to its regulations under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978
Dickinson Wright PLLC
HB 247 remains in the House Public Utilities Committee, where it could receive hearings as early as the Fall of 2019. Below we summarize its major provisions.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") requested comments on a proposed rulemaking to revise its regulations under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 ("PURPA").
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On September 19, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") issued a long-anticipated proposal to reform implementation of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act
Day Pitney LLP
If POLR supplies are obtained through solicitations having a specific contract term, the term of any PURPA purchase contract should match the term of the POLR supply contract.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Per- and polyflouroalkyl substances (collectively known as a class as "PFAS") have been widely used in industrial and consumer applications for years
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On July 23, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (R) signed House Bill 6 (HB 6) into law. As detailed below, HB 6:
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Ohio's longstanding energy policy debate came to a (temporary) conclusion on July 23, 2019, when Governor Mike DeWine (R) signed House Bill (HB) 6 into law.
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