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Energy & Sustainability IP Updates — September 2022

USA - September 6 2022 Earlier this month, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), which promises to put nearly $370 million…

Energy & Sustainability Client Feature — Quaise Energy, Inc.

USA - September 6 2022 This month, we are excited to feature Quaise Energy, Inc., an energy company unlocking terawatt-scale geothermal energy by developing and utilizing…

Energy & Sustainability Litigation Updates — September 2022

USA - September 6 2022 Beginning in 2017, an array of state and local governments have pursued claims against major fossil fuel producers — particularly the major oil…

Energy & Sustainability Washington Update — September 2022

USA - August 29 2022 Following months of intense closed-door negotiations, Democrats successfully advanced significant portions of their energy and climate agenda with the…

The Inflation Reduction Act is Now Law: What Does it Mean for the Clean Energy Sector?

USA - August 18 2022 One and a half years into the Biden Administration and with the 2022 mid-term elections fast approaching, Democrats secured a major legislative…

Update: President Biden Signs Historic Legislation Providing Expansive Clean Energy Tax Incentives

USA - August 17 2022 On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” (the “Act”), which includes the largest single investment in clean…

Energy & Sustainability IP Updates — August 2022

Global, USA - August 8 2022 In the courts, Tigo Energy - a power optimizer manufacturer headquartered in Campbell, California - filed suit earlier this month against SMA Solar…

Energy & Sustainability Legal Feature — The Recently Announced Federal-State Partnership to Accelerate the Development of Offshore Wind Projects

USA - August 8 2022 On June 23, the White House announced the launch of a Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership to accelerate the development of US…

Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity — August 2022

USA - August 8 2022 GRNE Solar, a provider of renewable energy installation services intended to generate electricity that is self-sustaining, was acquired by Nelnet…

Energy & Sustainability Litigation Updates — August 2022

USA - August 8 2022 In June 2022, the Supreme Court issued its decision in West Virginia v. EPA, which held that, under the “major questions doctrine,” the EPA lacked the…