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Solar power fights heat up
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

The clash between residential solar companies and utilities continues to heat up in courts and public utility commissions. As solar technology


Walton EMC prevails in “reconstruction in substantial kind” Georgia Territorial Act case
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

A hearing officer of the Georgia Public Service Commission recently decided in favor of Walton EMC in a Territorial Act dispute with Georgia Power


EPA methane regulations for the oil and gas industry
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

On August 18, 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced several proposals, including the first federal regulations, which, if adopted


Final Clean Power Plan released; significant changes will not ward off legal challenges
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

Final Clean Power Plan regulating carbon emissions from existing utilities released on August 3, 2015. EPA calculated new emissions rates for each


Update: FERC five-year review of oil pipeline rate indexation
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

On June 30, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) that proposed an adjustment to the annual indexation


Out of steam: nuclear power company loses bid for New York manufacturing tax credits
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

A New York appellate court denied a nuclear power company's bid for manufacturing tax credits, finding that equipment used at two power plants to


Michigan Supreme Court approves partial use tax exemption for transmission and distribution equipment
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2015

The Michigan Supreme Court held that an electric utility's transmission and distribution equipment used for both taxable and exempt purposes


IRS establishes 80 threshold for energy companies to apply when determining whether “substantially all” of a major component has been replaced
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

On July 6, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Large Business and International Division issued a Directive to IRS agents regarding how to determine


FERC confirms distribution cooperatives must purchase QF output
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

A distribution cooperative must purchase the electrical output made available to it by a qualifying facility (QF), notwithstanding restrictions in


Supreme Court finds EPA unreasonably failed to consider costs when regulating power plant emissions
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) improperly refused to consider costs when it decided to