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  • Improving international wind power law

    International regulations and laws laid down in 1982 by the United Nations are failing to address the modern issues surrounding the development of offshore wind farms, according to a legal expert at the Russian Academy of Science in Moscow. Writing in the International Journal of Public Law and Policy, Ekaterina Anyanova explains how alternative methods of energy production, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Investors with US$3tr urge congress to pass strong energy and climate law

    Echoing the same energy and climate change policies that President Obama trumpeted in his speech to Congress last night, a group of 35 investors with over US$3 trillion in assets called on Congressional leaders to pass strong legislation to advance a clean energy, low-carbon economy and U.S. competitiveness. In a letter delivered this morning to House and Senate leaders and the Obama ...


    By Ceres

  • Radical reforms to electricity market pass into law

    Today the government’s reforms to stimulate low carbon energy investment and keep the lights on have passed into law. The Secretary of State has confirmed that: - The government’s delivery partners for the reformed market - National Grid, the Low Carbon Contracts Company, and the Electricity Settlements Company - have been given powers to go ahead and implement the reforms. - ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Radical reforms to electricity market pass into law

    Today the government’s reforms to stimulate low carbon energy investment and keep the lights on have passed into law.. The Secretary of State has confirmed that: The government’s delivery partners for the reformed market - National Grid, the Low Carbon Contracts Company, and the Electricity Settlements Company - have been given powers to go ahead and implement the reforms The ...

  • Trio of Energy Lawyers Join Baker Botts L.L.P; Bolster Firm`s Reputation as `Go-To` Law Firm for Energy Industry

    A trio of leading energy lawyers has joined Baker Botts L.L.P. in New York and Houston, bolstering the firm's reputation as the go-to law firm in the energy industry for resolving complex legal problems.     William S. Lamb and Michael W.E. Didriksen of New York and Thomas J. Moore of ...


    By Baker Botts L.L.P

  • June 24 Webinar Will Discuss How Environmental Laws and Regulations Affect Tribal Energy Projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, in partnership with Western Area Power Administration (Western), will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Regulatory Impacts for Renewable Energy Projects on Indian Lands, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time. Speakers will discuss environmental laws and regulations ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Law allows New Yorkers to sell more green power to utilities

    New York Governor David Paterson has announced an agreement with the Legislature on energy legislation that will authorize increased development of renewable energy with a process called net metering. Net metering allows electricity customers with qualified renewable energy systems to sell excess electricity back to their local utility. The bill will expand the state's net metering law and lead ...

  • Omnibus Spending Bill Signed Into Law Includes Extension of Biofuel Tax Credit

    On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the omnibus spending bill, or Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, into law. The $1.1 trillion spending bill includes the retroactive extension of the $1 per gallon tax credit for biodiesel and renewable diesel blenders through ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Favorable Laws and Programs Ignite the Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market

    The nascent application of gasification and pyrolysis as power-producing technologies is soon expected to give way to a lively adoption rate of these technologies in North America. The governments are offering funding and support for renewable energy to assuage escalating environmental concerns. Analysis from Frost & Sullivan's ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Proposed EU sea planning law will boost investor certainty

    EU Member States will have to plan the use of their sea space and work together where they share a sea basin, according to a proposed European Commission Directive on maritime spatial planning and integrated coastal management published today in Brussels. "The European Wind Energy Association strongly supports the Commission's proposal, which will allow the European offshore wind ...


    By WindEurope

  • California Enacts Law To Use 50 Percent Renewable Electricity By 2030

    On October 7, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed S.B. 350, The Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (the Act). The law will require the percent of electricity produced from renewable sources to increase over stages until 2030 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • European Commission Gives Portugal Two Months To Address Issues With Biofuel Law Compliance

    On April 28, 2016, the European Commission (EC) encouraged Portugal to become fully compliant with the Renewable Energy Directive (Directive) through the release of an April infringements fact sheet. The Directive has set the goal of 20 percent of the European Union's (EU) 2020 energy ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power MMMW Gets Help From the JOBS Act to be Signed Into Law Tomorrow

    Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMMW.OB) will no longer have to be silent when they raise capital. Mass Megawatts could not only advertise, but they can talk to the news media about their offerings after clearing the new Section 201 procedures with a securities law attorney within a few months of the JOBS Act being signed. The new law will allow Mass Megawatts to target our ...

  • Largest Coal Ash Dump Site In U.S. to Be Target of Suit Charging Extensive Violations of Federal, State Pollution Laws

    The largest coal-ash pond in the United States – the 1,700-acre Little Blue Run impoundment site in Pennsylvania and West Virginia for FirstEnergy's Bruce Mansfield Plant – is the focus of litigation to be filed by Little Blue Regional Action Group, formerly known as Citizens Against Coal Ash, along with attorneys from Environmental Integrity Project and Public Justice. According to ...

  • Opening up the energy markets; speech to Energy UK

    Introduction I want to start today by saying how crucial your work is to the country. You produce and supply the energy that keeps our society running. That heats our homes, lights our streets and powers our working lives. Every single day, working together, you supply the country with one billion kilowatt hours of electricity. Enough power to make 50 ...

  • Wind Energy - China

    Wind Energy - China Wind Energy Market In China Description The wind energy market in China has been growing dynamically and is expected to grow further. It has been pegged at the ...


  • A legal discussion on wind energy

    There are several issues affecting the future of the US wind industry but what could be most important are the passage of a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) and the future of the grid. Can the wind industry thrive or even survive without an RES? Who is going to control siting decisions for new transmission lines – federal, state or local authorities? And who is going to pay for these ...

  • W2 Energy Continues to Grow

    TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/21/10 -- W2 Energy, Inc., a clean energy company (PINKSHEETS: WTWO), is pleased to announce it has signed a letter of intent to purchase 80% of Free Drive EV, Inc. (www.freedrive-ev.com). Free Drive EV is the manufacturer of SOLAR BUG, a solar-powered electric vehicle. Acquisition of Free Drive EV is another innovative step in W2 Energy's goal ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • Energy bill second reading

    Check against delivery I beg to move that the Bill be now read a second time. Mr Speaker, over the past year, energy policy has been in the spotlight. From the Gulf of Mexico to Fukushima, no-one can doubt the importance of our energy choices. And for the first time, scientists have linked greenhouse gas emissions to an increased risk of major ...

  • Essential analysis of wave energy

    This analysis attempts to focus on the universally accepted Engineering and Physical laws that represent a corner stone of our society. COMMON TERMINOLOGY: The energy in a wave has been calculated and published in the IEA Ocean Energy Systems Report and other Journals, showing values, on a per meter wave frontage, of 2+Kw for 1 meter waves and 75Kw for 5 meter waves. This ...


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