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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On September 22, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the "Commission") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing revisions...
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 15, the New York Public Service Commission ("Commission") issued orders modifying the Expanded Solar for All ("E-SFA") program and implementing several billing measures to address pervasive CDG billing delays by utilities.
Mintz
Maine's Supreme Judicial Court has held that a 2021 referendum that may have killed the New England Clean Energy Connect project may also have violated the project's "vested rights" in violation...
Foley Hoag LLP
On July 5, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law the Utility Thermal Energy Network and Jobs Act (the "Act"), a bill which amends New York State's Public Service...
Foley Hoag LLP
Electric transmission planning processes have not been able to keep pace with demand for interconnection service, leaving over 1,000 gigawatts (GW)...
Mayer Brown
The intricate and challenging procedures for interconnecting new generation assets to the bulk-power grid—and allocating procedural, timing, and upgrade cost-sharing burdens—will be substantially revamped under proposals released on June 14, 2022.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 18, a coalition of 235 consumer, environmental, and public interest groups penned a petition urging the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") to investigate alleged anticompetitive business...
Cozen O'Connor
In a long line of cases, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (Supreme Court) has held that the Code generally preempts the field of public utility regulation.
Foley Hoag LLP
Late last month, FERC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking. Its intent is to "remedy deficiencies in the Commission's existing regional transmission planning and cost allocation requirements."
Husch Blackwell LLP
Under PG&E's proposed program, EV batteries would be used to supply electricity to serve local demand at its charging location via onboard AC power electronics and garage-installed DC smart inverters.
Cozen O'Connor
The settlement relates to National Grid's proposed sale of Rhode Island subsidiary Narragansett Electric Company.
Liskow & Lewis
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects involve various legal issues. Like traditional exploration and development, CCUS projects require the operator to secure both the...
Mayer Brown
As the Biden administration pushes full steam ahead with offshore wind development in the U.S., the burgeoning industry now confronts an issue of growing importance: How to deliver the power from offshore projects...
Foley Hoag LLP
Energy storage systems ("ESS") can help increase grid efficiency, facilitate the operation of increasing amounts of renewable energy, and lower energy costs, among other benefits.
Riker Danzig LLP
New Jersey has been successful in supporting the development of solar energy facilities through incentive programs, but solar projects within New Jersey's Transition Incentive Program...
Mayer Brown
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced that its third solicitation with a capacity target of 1,200 megawatts for New Jersey's offshore wind (OSW) development will now be released by January 2023...
Foley & Lardner
The Public Utilities Commission of the State of California ("CPUC") is considering proposed rule changes to the state's current net energy metering tariff ("NEM 2.0").
Mayer Brown
On February 1, 2022, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards' Climate Initiatives Task Force submitted its 177-page Climate Action Plan, which proposes a goal of 5 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind (OSW)...
Jenner & Block
On January 28, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a monumental decision.
Mintz
A $5 billion competitive grant program to replace existing school buses with low- or zero-emission school buses.
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