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The Koontz Decision: Limits Conditions a Government can Impose on Developers
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Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
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Prosecuting Environmental and Toxic Torts
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In an effort to support President Obama's July 2013 Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued Notice PIH-2014-18 (HA). The notice offers guidance on federal incentives for...more
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new loan guarantee program in July to facilitate the financing of energy projects in the U.S. that employ innovative and renewable or efficient energy technologies that avoid,...more
On July 14, 2014, EPA announced recipients of funding to develop and commercialize innovative, sustainable technologies to address current environmental issues. Among the recipients were the following companies pursuing...more
In a July 9, 2014, press release, the European Union (EU) announced the launch of seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding program Horizon 2020. They represent a total investment of €...more
In February 2014, lawyers from Latham & Watkins participated in the inaugural Green Bank Academy held in Washington, D.C. State energy and finance officials from across the US attended the Academy to discuss the role of green...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Indonesia?
Energy is a critical factor needed for the development of economic activity and national defense.
- Ensuring domestic...more
The Houston-based SURGE Accelerator connects energy-oriented startups with industry leaders and mentors in order to solve the world’s energy problems using technology. The mentor-driven, venture accelerator puts energy tech...more
In the February edition of Energy & Clean Technology Connections, we bring you recent industry highlights, the latest news from Capitol Hill, and a list of upcoming energy industry events. For links to industry grant...more
Young companies are always looking for sources of capital, but many are unaware of funding sources provided by governmental programs. These programs are typically targeted at specific sectors and are intended to create jobs...more
In the October edition of Energy & Clean Technology Connections, we’ve gathered recent information from a wide variety of sources in an effort to keep you abreast of what’s new in the world of clean energy. We draw your...more
The IPO market in the United States is continuing at its fastest pace since 2000. The year 2000 (over 350 IPOs) was the last year of a 10 year boom in US IPOs that reached its peak in 1996 (over 650 IPOs). Since 2000,...more
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or Commission) has expanded the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Thermal Program to include solar pool heating systems. Decision 13-08-004 (Decision), issued on August 19,...more
A number of U.S. states have created new corporate forms that let companies focus on sustainability and other social goals, as well as shareholder value. Now, we are seeing the “logical next step” in corporate sustainability,...more
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In the April edition of Energy & Clean Technology Connections, we’ve gathered recent information from a wide variety of sources in an effort to keep you abreast of what’s new in the world of clean energy. We draw your...more
In order to foster investment and job creation in clean energy manufacturing, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 included a tax credit for investments in manufacturing facilities for clean energy technologies....more
In the February edition of Energy & Clean Tech Connections, we’ve gathered recent information from a wide variety of sources in an effort to keep you abreast of what’s new in the world of clean energy. We draw your attention...more
The fiscal cliff tax deal reached on January 1st, 2013 has made permanent changes to the tax code that will affect the clean energy industry. This Thursday, January 31, 2013, the New England Clean Energy Council will host a...more
Greentech Media released their list of green technology’s largest venture capital deals for 2012, and GreatPoint Energy, a coal-to-natural-gas firm, is in first place....more
Originally published in the Daily Environment Report on November 15, 2013.
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Originally published in Law360, New York on October 19, 2012.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture made loan guarantees to three biomass energy projects this month, a quiet reminder that after the political firestorm...more
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Investments in the clean technology sector often combine capital intensity with new technologies. Securing project finance can prove to be a critical step in the path to commercialization. Project finance succeeds best when...more
On December 31, 2011, the last section of the federal government’s fiscal year 2012 budget was finalized with the President’s approval of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Comprised of two prior appropriations...more
In recent weeks, the Army and Navy have solidified and ramped up their commitment to energy innovation and technology. Going forward, the services are likely to be the leading public-sector partners for funding,...more
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