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You can combust biomass without a GHG permit -- just don't expect Massachusetts to call it renewable
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

For those of you who left early for the holiday weekend (You know who you are and more power to you!), I thought I would note that EPA issued a final rule on Friday, deferring application of the Tailoring rule to biomass facilities for three years.


Top 10 fun facts about the 10th RGGI auction
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2010

The 10th auction in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) was held on December 1st.


EPA's Mandatory Reporting Rule adds new disclosures of corporate ownership and cogeneration
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2010

A recent amendment to the EPA's Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Rule (40 CFR part 98) requires companies that report their emissions to also provide information on corporate ownership, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes, and whether any of the emissions come from a cogeneration unit.


NIST releases guidance on protecting our digital energy infrastructure (or, is Big Brother in our power lines?)
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2010

Discussion of the Smart Grid usually focuses on efficiencies that may be achieved by a system that responds to real time information about energy production, distribution and consumption.


RGGI auction 9: the floor price is right
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2010

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) auction program celebrated its second birthday this week by holding the 9th regional auction of CO2 allowances.


DOE gives a good news cycle for natural gas
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced two items in the last week that, while not related, could both spell large changes in the US energy future and create huge boon to the natural gas industry, if they pan out.


RGGI allowances on the secondary market: slow but steady?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2010

Not surprisingly, the secondary market price for Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) allowances fell for the 4th quarter of 2009, as noted by RGGI Market Monitor Potomac Economics in their recent report.


Renewable energy in Massachusetts: is the answer finally blowin' in the wind?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2010

It has long been understood that Massachusetts that the Commonwealth cannot meet its renewable energy goals with solar power alone.


Taking it to the streets: the east coast's newest climate initiative
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2010

It may be time to learn a new acronym.


RGGI auction 8: even cheap allowances add up to big investments
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

In the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's (RGGI) eighth auction of CO2 credits on June 9th, the clearing prices were the lowest yet - $1.88 for 2009-2011 credits and the auction floor of $1.86 for 2012-2014 allowances.