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CES legislation forthcoming
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

Following a request from Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration released an analysis of eight Clean Energy Standard models November 30


US pledges $2 billion for sustainable development
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • June 24 2012

The United States Department of State pledged at the Rio20 summit June 21 $2 billion in grants, loans, and loan guarantees to Sustainable Energy for All, an international initiative aimed at supporting development and clean energy projects launched by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon last September


House Appropriations schedule, energy & water
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2012

In a May 25 memo, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) confirmed that the House will soon take up four of the twelve appropriations bill reported out of the House Appropriations Committee


Chinese solar trade investigation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

The six International Trade Commissioners voted unanimously December 2 that the U.S. solar manufacturing industry is being harmed by Chinese subsidies


Climate change water effect handbook released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Water Resources, and Resources Legacy Fund released a publication December 1 to help water resource managers plan for the impact of climate change


CA RPS adopted
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

The California Public Utilities Commission adopted requirements December 1 for utilities to purchase certain amounts of renewable energy to meet a 2020 goal to generate a third of the state’s electricity from solar, wind, geothermal, and other renewable sources


Volt investigation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 4 2011

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced November 25 that it will open a formal safety defect investigation into fire risks involving General Motor Company’s Chevrolet Volt electric vehicles


Biofuels RFI issued
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus issued a Request for Information August 31 as the next step in the creation of a public-private partnership to develop drop-in advanced biofuels


Solar exports up 73 percent
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

The Solar Energy Industries Association released a report August 29 that found that net exports of solar energy products from the United States increased 73 percent, to $1.9 billion, between 2009-2010


Insurers unprepared for climate risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

Ceres released a report September 1 finding that a majority of U.S. insurers are unprepared to manage climate change risks