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Renewable energy law alert: Legislature passes bill increasing California's renewable portfolio standard to 33

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2011

The California Legislature has passed Senate Bill ("SB") X1-2, which requires California's electric utilities to increase their renewable generation to 33 by 2020

Proposed California Public Utilities Commission decision would end moratorium on tradable renewable energy credit transactions, increase TREC cap to 40, and exempt existing contracts from the cap

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

On August 25, the California Public Utilities Commission ("CPUC") issued a proposed decision ("PD") that would end the CPUC's moratorium on approval of tradable renewable energy credit ("TREC") transactions and increase the cap on such transactions for large investor-owned utilities to 40

FERC clarifies qualifying facility restrictions in saleresale transactions

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

On May 19, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued an order in Idaho Wind Partners I, LLC, a docket in which wind farm owners in Idaho petitioned FERC for approval of a unique transaction that would both provide eligible Renewable Energy Credits ("RECs") to a utility in California and leave the wind farm owners in a position to make a Qualifying Facility ("QF") "put" sale at avoided cost rates on the interconnecting utility

Midwest ISO releases Group 5 re-study system impact study

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

On May 19, the Midwest ISO released the long-anticipated Minnesota Group 5 Re-Study Generator Interconnection System Impact Study, which Re-Study was ordered by FERC as the result of a cost allocation dispute between a wind developer (Community Wind) and the Midwest ISO with respect to the Brookings County-Twin Cities transmission line

California ISO proposes interconnection changes that will affect wind and solar developers

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2010

On July 2, 2010, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) proposed changes to its large generator interconnection agreement (LGIA) that will affect all asynchronous generators (predominantly wind and solar facilities) that are larger than 20 MW and interconnecting with the CAISO transmission system

California legislature fails to pass 33 Renewable Portfolio Standard

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2010

Last night, the California legislature failed to pass Senate Bill 722the 33 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislationby the close of the legislative session

Governor Brown signs bill increasing California's renewable portfolio standard to 33

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2011

California's Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill ("SB") X1-2 on Tuesday requiring California's electric utilities to procure 33 of their energy from renewable resources by 2020

Sunzia transmission obtains approval of ownership structure, anchor tenant proposal

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

On May 20, FERC granted SunZia Transmission's ("SunZia") petition for FERC's approval of the ownership structure and transmission service plans for the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project (the "Project"

The interconnection landscape changes yet again: FERC conditionally accepts the California ISO's interconnection queue reform phase 2

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2012

On January 31, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally accepted additional reforms to the California ISO's Generator Interconnection Procedures (GIP) that significantly change the rules that apply to developers seeking to interconnect power generation facilities in the California ISO's balancing authority area

A big day for transmission rate incentives: multiple applications approved, and FERC seeks comments on its policies

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

FERC's May 19 open meeting turned out to be positive for transmission developers, as FERC approved transmission rate incentives (or related settlements) for five transmission projects located from the Atlantic coast to the desert Southwest