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BEIS Select Committee Inquiry: Meaningful Debate or Just Hot Air?

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The BEIS Select Committee recently launched an important inquiry into finance and investment in the UK’s future energy infrastructure. It raises some important issues that need to be debated and decided on urgently but to do...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Report from OESA Meeting: 2019 Automotive Market Outlook and Connectivity Trends

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Experts warned in late 2018, that they expected to see new light vehicle sales in the U.S. dip for 2019. A year earlier, many predicted the same sort of decline for 2018 but last year’s numbers proved them wrong. U.S. sales...more

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

Rivian’s F-150 Masquerade: Fair Use or Trade Dress Infringement?

A little over one year ago, I blogged about Tesla’s Roadster being launched into outer space, asking who owns the right to the “Spaceman” rider’s mark? Today I post a differnt thought-provoking question about electric car...more

Hogan Lovells

Energy Snippets

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Time for South Africans to take climate change seriously - Addressing parliamentary members during the SONA debate, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the need for citizens to take climate change seriously....more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

92nd Arkansas General Assembly: Wholesale Motor Fuel Sales Tax/Electric Vehicle Fee Legislation Introduced

House Bill 1495 has been introduced which would levy a wholesale sales tax on motor fuel and distillate special fuel. The legislation would also impose fees on hybrid and electric motor vehicles....more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Navigating the Road Ahead … Are You Ready?

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Current trends show that technological advances and changing consumer behavior will result in mass market adoption of electric and autonomous vehicles within 10 years. To enable this reality and provide certainty for...more

Mintz - Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

GDPR, CCPA, Blockchain and Renewable Energy: Policy Lagging Behind Technology

Blockchain technology, and its use as a distributed ledger system, has seen a dramatic uptick in commercial use in recent years. The renewable energy sector has followed that trend, applying blockchain technology to some of...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

2019 Connecticut Environmental Legislative Update No. 6

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Say what you will about our elected representatives – they are not short on concepts for new laws. What accounts for this inexhaustible fecundity? Perhaps the fundamental principle of the legislative universe that we call the...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

Carbon Free Boston — Or How to Save the World in a Few Easy Steps

Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission has just released Carbon Free Boston, which outlines a pathway to a carbon-free city by 2050. It’s a thoughtful and careful report. My immediate reaction was two-fold. Of course we have to do...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

China Using Revised Subsidies to Dominate Future Global EV Production

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Starting around 2010, China introduced a series of electric vehicle subsidies aimed at greatly improving the adoption of EVs throughout the country. The generous subsidies, which are provided by both the central and local...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - January 2019 #3

More, Deeper Wells Planned for Existing Marcellus Site in Washington Township - "CNX has applied to the state Department of Environmental Protection for a permit to drill four new wells to tap natural gas from Utica shale...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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Renault has wrapped discussions with Carlos Ghosn’s lawyers over whether the imprisoned former CEO and chair will resign [he will] or be removed from those positions at the company that has, unlike Nissan and Mitsubishi, thus...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Currents - Energy Industry Insights - January 2019 #2

WV Supreme Court Mulls Marcellus Shale Mass Litigation Case from Harrison, WV - "While the case centers on Harrison County, where the surface owners live and the Marcellus Shale operations are underway, the case could have...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Lamont Energy Policy Committee Recommends “Green New Deal”

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The Lamont Energy Policy Committee (part of the Lamont Transition Team) recommended the Governor-elect to adopt a “Green New Deal” with Connecticut and its ratepayers. The suggested Green New Deal includes a reduction of...more

Dentons

2019 Energy Policy Outlook

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The 116th Congress will mark Senator Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) last term atop the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and her last opportunity to pass comprehensive energy legislation. Over the past two Congresses,...more

Mintz - Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

Electric Vehicle Tipping Point

For the first time ever, electric vehicle (EV) sales growth is surpassing internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle sales growth in China. After ICE vehicle sales grew by 3 million in 2016, sales of ICE vehicles grew by...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Green Tax Incentive Compendium - January 2019

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This volume presents certain federal and state ta incentives promoting the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. Each section outlines the basi features and regulatory requirements for a tax program which...more

Perkins Coie

Two Electric Utility Approaches to Planning for Widespread Electric Vehicle Adoption

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Electric utilities across the country are laying the groundwork—sometimes literally—to keep up with the growing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs). From installing charging infrastructure to gathering consumer data on...more

Mintz - Energy & Sustainability Viewpoints

The Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth Releases Recommendations for the Future of Transportation in...

At 12:30 on December 14, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

GM's Planned Cuts Require Action by Its Suppliers

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In the face of what General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra calls a “fast-changing market,” this week General Motors announced its plans to end the production of certain vehicles, reduce its North American work force by more than 10%,...more

Proskauer - California Employment Law

The Electric Scooter Craze: What Can Employers Do to Protect Themselves from Potential Liability?

If you haven’t ridden one yet, it’s likely you’ve had one fly by you on the sidewalk. Electric scooters – or e-scooters – have quickly descended upon most major cities in America. These app-based scooters let a user ride...more

Hogan Lovells

How electric vehicles are driving change

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The demand for electric cars is rising. In 2011, only 1,000 electric vehicles were sold in the UK. In 2018, this number increased to 485,000, with a new electric vehicle being registered with the DVLA every 3.6 seconds...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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The G-20 summit in Buenos Aires wrapped this weekend with the nations agreeing to a joint statement that “affirms the importance of the multilateral trading system” while giving ground to both the US and China over language...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Global AV and EV Regulatory Approaches in Focus Recently at Frankfurt Roundtable

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Given the pace of change in the automotive industry and related technologies, combined with increasing regulatory scrutiny and recent developments in trade and M&A, there are several risks and challenges the global automotive...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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GM’s Monday announcement about cutting 14,000 North American jobs drew the ire of the White House yesterday, which threatened to “end federal tax credits” that have helped subsidize the company’s electric-vehicle fleet....more

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