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Clean power MOU signed
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • China, USA
  • December 2 2009

About two weeks ago, the United States and China entered into a clean-tech agreement


FERC assesses penalties for late qualifying facility self-certifications
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

A recent order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “the Commission”) demonstrates the importance of timely compliance with the qualifying facilities (“QF”) regulations


David Revelt reviews the state of the U.S. solar industry
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

The solar industry is booming and has been doubling in size every few years. My favorite metric is that more solar has been installed in the past two


What Georgia electric suppliers and economic developers should know about electric service rights to new premises locating in wholly new municipalities or consolidatedannexed areas
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

With 159 counties (second only to Texas for most in the country) and 536 municipalities, including seven consolidated governments, the trend in


Georgia General Assembly passes economic development-friendly bills during 2012 session
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2012

During the 2012 legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed several bills with provisions aimed at having a positive impact on economic development in the State


EPA issues final new source performance standards and national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants reviews for the oil and natural gas sector
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2012

Today, the EPA issued final air rules for the oil and natural gas sector as mandated by the Clean Air Act


"conflict minerals" guidance still in flux
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

While the more traditional “financial reform” portions of last year’s Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act received a great deal of attention, the Act also contains a key provision that will affect product manufacturers: Section 13(p), regarding disclosure of a company’s use of certain “conflict minerals” in its products


FERC orders generators to comply with transmission-related NERC reliability standards
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has denied the appeals of two wind generators from The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) decisions that they must register as transmission owners and operators for reliability purposes


Deadline approaching for conversion to FERC’s new eTariff requirements
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2010

All companies with FERC tariffs are required to refile their currently effective tariffs no later than September 30 to comply with the FERC's electronic tariff (eTariff) requirements established in Order 7141


FERC issues Order no. 1000 on transmission planning and cost allocation by transmission owning and operating public utilities
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2011

On July 21, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order No. 1000, a Final Rule that reforms FERC’s electric transmission planning and cost allocation requirements for public utility transmission providers