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FERC Again Proposes Incentives for Voluntary Cybersecurity Investments

On September 22, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or the “Commission”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing revisions to its regulations to establish rate incentives for public utilities...more

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Foley Automotive Report - September 2022 - 3

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This report helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - Foley & Lardner shared highlights from the firm’s Automotive Forum...more

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Senator Manchin’s Anticipated Energy Permitting Reform Text Included in Federal Funding Bill Draft

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Late Wednesday evening, Senator Manchin released the closely guarded text on his proposal to reform domestic energy permitting. This legislation was the subject of a handshake agreement between Manchin, Senator Schumer,...more

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Growing Opportunities in Clean Hydrogen

Key Points Hydrogen fuel has long been considered a potential clean alternative to fossil fuels because the only byproduct from the combustion of hydrogen is water. However, traditional methane-based hydrogen production...more

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Kazakhstan to index auction prices for renewable power: another welcome move for investors

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From 30 September 2022 amendments to the resolution of the Government of Kazakhstan will become effective that determine fixed tariffs and price ceilings for electricity generated by renewable energy sources (“RES”)....more

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Senator Manchin's Permitting Reform Bill Could End Debate Over Who Regulates Hydrogen Pipelines

Buried toward the end of the 91-page bill unveiled by Senator Manchin on September 21, 2022, is a small but significant provision amending the Natural Gas Act's (NGA) definition of natural gas to include "hydrogen mixed or...more

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FERC to Revoke Market-Based Rate Authority for Parties Not Complying with New Requirements by October 7

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an order with major implications for sellers with market-based rate (MBR) authority. Issued at the FERC’s meeting on September 22, 2022, the order provides notice to...more

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G7 Coordinated Effort to Implement a ‎Price Cap on Russian Oil and ‎Petroleum Products: September ‎‎27, 2022

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Russian Oil Price Cap - The G7 has agreed to a U.S.-led coalition to impose a price cap on Russian oil exports to stem Russian profits from sales of oil to fuel its war efforts against Ukraine. On September 2, 2022, the...more

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UK Energy Bill Relief Scheme

New U.K. energy bill relief scheme protects Great Britain businesses from rising energy costs...more

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Noncompliance with Order No. 860 May Result in Revocation of Market-Based Rate Authority

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued an order on September 22, 2022, informing sellers with market-based rate (MBR) authorization that have not complied with Order No. 860’s requirements to submit data...more

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DOE Accepting Applications for Up to $7 Billion Funding for Regional Hydrogen Hub Development

On September 22, the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for funding to establish regional clean hydrogen hubs (H2Hub)...more

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New York State to Fund Sixth Round of Renewable Energy Projects

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On September 21, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the state’s sixth annual solicitation of large-scale renewable energy projects. Initial (Step One) eligibility applications are due Nov. 16 and competitive (Step Two) bid...more

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Permitting Bill Would Impose Regulatory Burdens and Economic Disruption on Hydrogen Infrastructure Owners

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​​​​​​​Senator Manchin recently released the text of his much anticipated and controversial bill aimed at reforming the federal permitting process, particularly for energy infrastructure (the "Energy Independence and Security...more

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H2ypothetical: Qualified Fuel Cell Property

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On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the Act). The Act includes multiple tax benefits for hydrogen production, storage and utilization, summarized in the following King & Spalding...more

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Chinese battery material companies remain active despite economic downturn

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China is looking beyond its borders to maximize the returns from the minerals needed to make the energy transition happen. China is one of the biggest producers of the critical minerals and rare earth elements that are...more

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Episode 248 -- Deep Dive into the GOL FCPA Enforcement Action

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The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission reached a $41 million settlement with GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. ("GOL") to resolve criminal and civil foreign bribery charges. GOL entered into...more

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Renewable Energy Update - September 2022 #3

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Real-time pricing, new rates, and enabling technologies target demand flexibility to ease California outages Bullet Utility Dive – September 13 Growing California power system reliability threats made vivid by early September...more

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Court of Appeal Upholds Decision that State Water Board Lacks Jurisdiction to Curtail Water Use by Pre-1914 Water Rights Holders

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On Monday, September 12, 2022, a California Court of Appeal upheld a decision that the State Water Resources Control Board (the “Board”) lacks jurisdictional authority to issue curtailment notices to pre-1914 appropriative...more

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Energy Transition and the Modernized Energy Charter Treaty

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In June 2022, the Contracting Parties to the Energy Charter Treaty ("ECT") announced an agreement in principle on the text of a modernized treaty. This modernization may have material consequences for state regulation and...more

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West Virginia v. EPA: Implications for Climate Change and Beyond

Key Points - The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA limits the EPA’s options for regulating greenhouse gas emissions, but the agency can still pursue emission reductions at individual power plants and other...more

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Part III / Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: A Guide to Key Energy and Infrastructure Programs and Funding

Part III: Energy, Water and Broadband Infrastructure - The energy-related provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provide substantial support for clean hydrogen, carbon capture and sequestration,...more

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California Environmental Law & Policy Update - September 2022 #3

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Governor Newsom signs SB 1137, creating a safety buffer between homes and oil wells in California Bullet Los Angeles Daily News – September 16 Governor Gavin Newsom on September 16 signed a package of environmental bills into...more

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Special Drought Edition: California Environmental Law & Policy Update

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California legislators reject bill to curb agricultural groundwater pumping - The Bakersfield Californian – September 4 - California lawmakers have rejected proposed legislation seeking to rein in agricultural...more

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Senator Manchin Proposes to Streamline Energy Infrastructure Permitting and Give FERC Jurisdiction Over Hydrogen

Following weeks of anticipation, US Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the text of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2022, his permitting reform legislation, on September 21, 2022. As part of an agreement to win...more

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Temporary Solidarity Contribution concerning the Oil, Gas, Coal and Refinery Sectors

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The European Commission has published its proposal for a Council regulation on an emergency intervention to address high energy prices. Besides establishing a regime for demand reduction and a cap on market revenues from...more

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