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Russia has introduced a scheme whereby selected renewable generation projects can qualify to receive set capacity payments, intended to deliver recovery of capital invested and a certain level of return over a fifteen year...more
The United States Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 by an overwhelming 83-14 margin on May 15, 2013. The legislation included an amendment sponsored by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Sherrod Brown...more
On May 23, the State Department announced that the Office of Management and Budget approved the final Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements....more
In the last 10 years, the Equator Principles or EPs have emerged as the industry standard for financial institutions to assess social and environmental risk in the project finance market. The EPs — which are based on the...more
A number of projects and initiatives may mark the beginning of a new renewable energy industry in Saudi Arabia.
The Middle East and North Africa region has an extraordinary potential for the development of renewable...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
On January 31, 2013, the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development released the new Implementing Regulations for the Myanmar Foreign Investment Law No. 21 (FIL No. 21). President U Thein Sein...more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
In This Issue:
- Oil Sands News
- East Coast News
- West Coast News
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- Alternative Energy
- On the Horizon
- Excerpt from Oil Sands News:
The year 2013 was forecast to be a challenging year for the Australian economy, but the latest economic data from the US and China at the end of January is promising.
We are seeing continued interest from North Asia and...more
Last week on Capitol Hill, the House Energy and Commerce Committee majority staff released a report charging that the 1603 Grants in Lieu of Tax Credits program appears to have “unduly benefitted” foreign companies. The...more
A number of governments around the world have recently curtailed their incentive schemes for green energy producers. These measures have often led to disruption of the basic economic assumptions of many ongoing or newly...more
Originally published in the Daily Environment Report on November 15, 2013.
PHILADELPHIA–Finding funding to build new facilities to produce biobased chemicals and biofuels is challenging in the current economic...more
In late November, the Brazilian national development bank (“BNDES”, by its Portuguese initials) announced its approval of a $10.8 billion loan to finance the construction of the Belo Monte dam, the world’s third largest...more
November 9, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney.
In This Publication:
- Preface ii
- Executive summary 1
- Introduction 3
- The legal landscape 7
-- Climate change risk and opportunity 7
-- Access to Information 15
-- The Governance of...more
As addressed in our September 27 blog, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) was sued in U.S. District Court by Ralls Corp relating to the acquisition by Ralls of four Oregon companies whose assets...more
On September 28, 2012, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order prohibiting the acquisition of four wind farm companies in Oregon by Ralls Corporation, a Delaware corporation, the Sany Group, a Chinese company, and...more
This article originally appeared in the September 3, 2012 edition of Power Finance & Risk.
Participation in renewable energy projects by institutional investors has been increasing over the last few years, particularly...more
Amid the recent frustrations of the carbon markets, on the 28th August 2012 arrived the exciting announcement of the intention of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (the “EU ETS”) to link with the Australian Carbon Price...more
The Australian Government today announced that it would implement a one-way link between Australia’s Carbon Price Mechanism (CPM) and the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) from 1 July 2015. The Australian...more
In the August 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 to...more
The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development was held last month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The “Rio+20” conference was held on the 20th anniversary of the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development...more
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Energy and Climate Debate; Congress; Administration; Department of Defense; Department of Energy; Department of Interior; Department of Treasury; Environmental Protection Agency; Personnel; States;...more
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