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Foley Hoag Hosts Energy Bar Association’s Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, June 8, Foley Hoag hosted the Energy Bar Association’s (EBA) Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting at the firm’s Boston offices. The event featured three panels, which explored the changing laws, technologies, and...more

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EPA Seeks Information on End-of-Life Management of Batteries and Current Labeling Standards and Requirements Regarding Their...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR) published a request for information (RFI) on June 9, 2022, seeking information on the end-of-life management of batteries,...more

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ML Strategies Energy & Sustainability Washington Update - June 2022

A soft target for negotiating a smaller version of the Build Back Better Act (BBB) climate and social legislation by Memorial Day has passed with no resolution, although neither the White House nor Senate Democratic...more

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New EU Battery Regulation – Additional challenges for companies

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On 10 December 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a new EU Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries ("Battery Regulation"). The Battery Regulation is part of the European Green Deal and aims to...more

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Renewable Energy Update - May 2022 #3

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Governor Newsom floats 5 GW, $5.2B ‘reliability reserve’ amid possible electricity shortfalls Bullet Utility Dive – May 17 Governor Gavin Newsom has earmarked $5.2 billion in a revised budget proposal released Friday to fund...more

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The Energizer - Volume 100

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There is a lot of buzz around clean technology, distributed energy resources (DERs), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the renewable energy and clean transport industries, and how these developments can...more

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Is Mexico Winning Reshoring?

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As companies continue to battle supply chain challenges reshoring continues to be a trend discussed in all sorts of industries. When reshoring is mentioned, it is normally in the context of reshoring to the country of the...more

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DOE Announces Over $3 Billion in Funding Opportunities to Support U.S. Battery Supply Chain Buildout

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On May 2, 2022, The U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE) issued through its Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (“MESC”) and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (“EERE”) Funding Opportunity Announcement...more

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U.S. Department of Energy Releases Report on Securing America’s Clean Energy Supply Chain

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROPOSES SEVERAL POLICY ACTIONS TO OVERCOME ENERGY SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES AND TRANSITION TO CLEAN ENERGY - This is the second in a series of client alerts that will be published in the near future...more

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Electrifying a Fleet Presents Opportunities for Local Grid Stability and Revenue for Fleet Owners

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In our March 15 article, EV Buses: Arriving Now and Here to Stay, we discussed the opportunities being created when fleet operators shift powertrains from internal combustion engines (ICE) to electric vehicle engines (EV)....more

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Directive uses Defense Production Act to boost U.S. sourcing of critical materials for clean energy

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On March 31, 2022, President Biden issued Presidential Determination No. 2022-11, directing the Secretary of Defense, pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (“DPA”), to take measures to improve the...more

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The Shifting Energy Policy Zeitgeist and Investment Implications

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On March 24, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) made an unexpected and bipartisan about-face on its freshly updated policies for considering the environmental impacts of natural gas infrastructure projects like...more

Mintz - Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity — April 2022

March 1, 2022: AllCell, a developer of thermal management systems designed to produce compact, lightweight, and long-lasting batteries, was acquired by Beam Global (NAS: BEEM) for an undisclosed amount on March 1, 2022. The...more

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Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Secure EV Battery Supply Chain

US President Joseph Biden issued a directive to the secretary of defense on March 31, invoking the Defense Production Act (DPA) to spur the domestic production of critical minerals needed to produce large-capacity batteries...more

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Biden Uses Defense Production Act to Boost Domestic Mining in Support of Large-Capacity Battery Production

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On March 31, President Biden designated the production and processing of materials used in large-capacity batteries as essential to the national defense. This presidential designation opens up federal funding to support...more

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Defense Department Releases Report On Strengthening Defense-Critical Supply Chains

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Evaluates Defense Industrial Base Supply Chains and Outlines Strategic Investments in Vital National Security Items - This is the first in a series of client alerts that will be published in the near future regarding...more

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United States Electric Generation: U.S. Energy Information Administration Report Estimates Solar Power and Batteries Will Account...

The United States Energy Information Administration (“EIA”) issued a March 7th report titled: Solar Power and Batteries Account for 60% of Planned New U.S. Electric Generation Capacity (“Report”) ...more

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EPA Proposes Updates to Air Toxics and Performance Standards For Lead Acid Battery Plants

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On Feb. 11, EPA proposed updates to both the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) that apply to Lead Acid Battery (LAB) Manufacturing Area Sources (Subpart PPPPPP) and the New Source Performance...more

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Biden Administration Releases Industrial Base Reports

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Reports identify weaknesses and introduce plans to strengthen certain critical supply chains - On February 24, 2022, the Biden Administration released a Plan to Revitalize American Manufacturing and Secure Critical Supply...more

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Will There Ever Be Microchips?

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Supply chain problems have been a recurring theme on the Dashboard since COVID began. Whether it be protests in Canada, the need for more batteries for electric vehicles, investigations into the problems by the FTC, and...more

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[Webinar] Energy Transition - Energy Storage Opportunities and Challenges - February 16th, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EST

As part of the Future of the Energy Transition webinar series, on February 16, McDermott Partner Jim Salerno will host Perfect Power President Alan Dash and Chief Commercial Officer Doug Sherman to discuss the opportunities...more

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Energy Storage Handbook 2022

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The K&L Gates Power practice is pleased to present the latest edition of the Energy Storage Handbook. This handbook is an annually updated primer on what energy storage is, how it is regulated by U.S. federal and state...more

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[Webinar] Solar Development in Ohio – Where We've Been and Where We're Going - January 25th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

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Join Bricker & Eckler energy attorneys Kara Herrnstein, Karia Ruffin and Dylan Borchers for a recap of an active 2021 year for solar development in Ohio and a look ahead to potential development trends and issues in 2022. ...more

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Five Hot Button Trade Issues for the Electric Mobility Industry in 2022

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Around the globe, automakers, parts suppliers, and related industries are making long-term investments in electric vehicles (EV), EV batteries, charging stations, and associated technologies. To remain competitive in this...more

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Strategic IP Considerations of Batteries and Energy Storage Solutions

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The lithium-ion battery, introduced commercially in 1991, revolutionized the consumer electronics industry. Compared with older battery technologies, the lithium-ion battery was lightweight and compact, had high energy...more

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