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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


The green energy tide hits the Continental Shelf
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

Green energy is red hot in the United States


“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


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


Kerry and Lieberman introduce much-anticipated climate change bill
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

With no Republican sponsors and a full Senate calendar, the climate change bill faces an uphill battle despite significant industry support


EPA issues proposed endangerment finding regarding greenhouse gases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 21 2009

The EPA will accept public comments and hold public hearings prior to finalizing its proposed greenhouse gas endangerment finding


Emerging paths for climate change regulation in the United States
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

Although the international framework for regulating climate change continues to be debated following the Copenhagen meeting, the most meaningful U.S. activity is happening simultaneously at the national and state level


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


CPUC revised decision: unbundled and tradable RECs for California RPS compliance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 17 2010

The Revised PD seeks to improve compliance opportunities for load-serving entities and to provide incentives for the construction of new RPS-eligible generation


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