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Lewis Roca
The Biden administration is setting ambitious renewable energy goals and is charting a path toward a clean power-generation future.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
On Oct. 11, 2021, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued a Statement of Need and Reasonableness (SONAR) regarding proposed amendments to the certificate of need and site...
Beveridge & Diamond
On June 26, 2021, in the waning hours of Oregon's legislative session, the legislature passed House Bill 2021 (H.B. 2021 or the Act) - Oregon's take on sweeping climate legislation for retail electricity generation.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On September 21, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued the latest single in its anthology of decisions regulating the relationship between incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs)...
Mayer Brown
On August 10, 2021, the US Senate voted to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (the "IIJA"). The IIJA would provide a total of $1.2 trillion in federal investment...
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
President Biden and a bipartisan group of senators have announced an agreement on the details of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. This historic agreement includes $550 billion in new federal investment in...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On July 28, 2021, President Biden issued a "National Security Memorandum on Improving Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Control Systems" (the "ICS Memo").
Cozen O'Connor
Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with fuel delivery company Diesel Direct, LLC and related individuals (collectively "Diesel Direct")...
Cozen O'Connor
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), like many other public and private organizations, is gradually returning to pre-pandemic procedures.
Foley Hoag LLP
Maine, Massachusetts, and Maryland all passed legislation this summer that expands the raison d'etre of state utility regulatory bodies to include addressing the impacts of climate change.
Gibbons P.C.
Last month, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) made history when it awarded a combined 2,658 MW of offshore wind capacity to two wind energy companies.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Earlier this year, the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) implemented the revised 2021 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Continued commitments to renewable generation in 2021 mean that corporate purchasers remain major drivers in the development of new wind and solar power generation projects in the United States.
Davis Wright Tremaine
FERC took steps in a recent Order and Policy Statement to improve collaboration with states on electric transmission development and to promote use of alternative models for project development by states and transmission providers.
Mayer Brown
On June 30, 2021, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced that it approved over 2.6 GW of offshore wind (OSW) in the state's second OSW solicitation in Docket No. QO20080555.
Ballard Spahr LLP
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that private utilities may exercise eminent domain to take state-owned property under the Natural Gas Act (NGA).
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On June 17, 2021, FERC took two actions to encourage transmission development across the U.S. Specifically, FERC issued an order establishing a joint state-federal task force...
Covington & Burling
President Biden's American Jobs Plan (AJP) sets an ambitious goal of "achieving 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2035." To accomplish this, the AJP proposes significant investments...
Covington & Burling
On June 17, FERC took two actions intended to facilitate greater coordination with and between state regulators on electric transmission policy and development.
Covington & Burling
In a recent order, FERC pulled back, for now, its decision to sharply limit the ability of retail regulators to prohibit distributed energy resource (DER) aggregators from bidding retail customer...
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