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The market engines of U.S. renewable energy development

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

The United States has long rejected the international Kyoto Protocol for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction because of the economic stress that capping carbon emissions would cause, given that the U.S. economy depends on burning coal for much of its energy needs

A cooler climate for federal cap-and-trade legislation

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2010

Although the future of new emissions and renewable energy legislation is increasingly uncertain, business still needs to prepare for climate change regulation

Federal court issues injunction restricting construction and operation of windmills based on Endangered Species Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2009

Renewable energy project sponsors, builders, operators and investors should take notice of this case and its possible implications for their projects

Backlash: Senate proposals to tighten “buy American” requirements for renewable projects, limit EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory authority

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

Recent Senate legislative proposals may make clean energy grant money contingent on restrictions to purchase domestic goods and labor, and could place a moratorium on the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases through the Clean Air Act

SEC issues interpretive guidance on climate change disclosure

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2010

The SEC's guidance is intended to ensure that existing disclosure rules are consistently applied by public companies in a manner that provides enhanced clarity to investors

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities receives comments regarding plans to develop OREC program

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2010

Following the signing of the Offshore Wind and Economic Development Act by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (the BPU) has received numerous comments regarding the development of an offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) program

The CPUC issues revised proposed decision allowing use of tradable renewable energy credits for RPS compliance in California

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2010

Interested parties are invited to file comments on the revised proposed decision by January 19, 2010, and reply comments will be due January 25, 2010

“Clean” versus “renewable” power: competing proposals in the Senate

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2010

Stand-alone measures in the U.S. Senate seek to revise U.S. energy policy

Stimulating energy efficiency and incentivising renewables

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2009

On 17 February 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Senators Kerry and Boxer unveil climate bill

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2009

The bill would create limits on the emission of greenhouse gases, implemented by a national cap-and-trade program