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The Climate Report - Summer 2016
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

EPA has issued a proposed rule governing the Clean Energy Incentive Program, a voluntary program for states that wish to distribute emission


Further welcome tax incentives announced for renewable energy sector
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • August 12 2016

Renewable energy is seen as the long term future to the planet’s energy demands as a result of the increasing effects of climate change due to the


New York Unveils Details of its Clean Energy Program
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

The New York Department of Public Service (DPS or Commission) on August 1, 2016 issued its long-awaited Clean Energy Standard order ("Order"). The


The business end of saving energy
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • September 20 2013

Like the rest of the world, South Africa relies on fossil fuels for energy production. These fossil fuels release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere


Ofgem issue Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme guidance
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

On 10 November 2011 OFGEM issued two volumes of guidance on the Department for Energy and Climate Change (“DECC”) Renewable Heat Incentive (“RHI”): Volume one “Eligibility and how to apply”; and Volume 2 “Ongoing obligations and payment".


Alberta Court of Appeal considers the term "capable of production" for shut-in wells
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 20 2011

On September 7, 2011, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its judgment, Omers Energy Inc. v. Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board) 2011 ABCA 251, with respect to an appeal by Omers Energy Inc. of an Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board decision to suspend two well licenses on an oil and gas lease due to a lapse of the lease.


Energy and climate debate - August 21, 2011
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

Though Congress is in recess until after Labor Day, much debate is underway over what cuts the 12-member Joint Special Committee on Deficit Reduction will recommend.


CRS report finds tax code supports renewables more than fossil fuels
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • August 14 2011

A report conducted by the Congressional Research Service on August 10, noted that the federal tax code allows for renewable energy to receive greater financial support than fossil fuels, relative to their stake in total domestic energy production.


Latin America offshore roundup
  • Mayer Brown
  • Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia
  • August 8 2011

With oil reserves second only to the Middle East and significant gas reserves, Latin America has become a natural focus of oil and gas exploration in recent years.


Government publishes Electricity Market Reform White Paper
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2011

On 12 July, the UK Government published its much anticipated White Paper on Electricity Market Reform, alongside its Renewables Roadmap.