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NY Creates New Emissions Credit for Nuclear Plants
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

The New York Public Service Commission’s (PSC) Clean Energy Standard (CES), adopted in August, includes a new emissions creditthe ZEC. The ZEC, or


CaliforniaFirst PACE Program Finances Clean Energy Projects for Commercial Property
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

Property assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs are an innovative mechanism for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on


Clean Air Act Permit Challenges New Rules On the Way
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

In the United States, the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) requires all "major sources" of air pollution, such as power plants, refineries and other large


Massachusetts Legislation Spurs Offshore Wind Power Development
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

On August 8, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a major energy bill aimed at putting Massachusetts at the forefront of states


New Climate Change Guidance for NEPA Reviews
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

In the United States, federal agencies that license, permit or finance energy and infrastructure projects must, with some limited exceptions, analyze


Transmission Planning and Construction Right of First Refusal Ruled Unduly Discriminatory, Not Mobile-Sierra Protected
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

The provision contained in incumbent electric utility tariffsconferring on the holder the right of first refusal (ROFR) to construct additions to


CFTC Proposes Reversing Course, Granting Private Right of Action in Energy Market Manipulation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

Last week the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a notice of proposed order and request for comment proposing to allow a private


Short-Term Reauthorization of FAA Programs Potentially Paves the Way For Omitted Energy Credit Extenders
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

As discussed in our post on March 16, the Congressional extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 45 and


Timing Is (Almost) Everything: FERC Implements D.C. Circuit Guidance on NEPA Review of Multiple Pipeline Construction Projects
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 14 2016

In the wake of two recent D.C. Circuit decisions, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has begun to implement its new policy concerning


New York Staged to Begin Full Community Net Metering Program
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

Community net metering is relatively new to New York. Last July, the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order establishing a