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Legislative Setback to Electrical Reform in Mexico. New Target: Lithium

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Last year, Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador ("AMLO") began a series of efforts aimed at reforming Mexico's electricity sector in a manner that would reverse the rights granted to private investors in 2013 (the...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

FERC Holds Technical Conference on Financial Assurance Measures for Hydroelectric Project

FERC recently held a Staff-led technical conference to discuss whether, and if so, how, the Commission should require additional financial assurance mechanisms in the licenses and other authorizations it issues for...more

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May I Inquire? The Michael Silver pLAWdcast - Episode 2 - Melissa Seixas (Duke Energy)

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"May I Inquire? The Michael Silver pLAWdcast" is hosted by Michael Silver, attorney and partner at Shutts & Bowen LLP, a full service business law firm with offices throughout Florida. "May I Inquire?" is a series of...more

Morgan Lewis - Up & Atom

NRC Annual Trends Report Shows Increase in Allegations

The NRC recently issued its Allegation Program Annual Trends Report, analyzing regional, national, and site-specific allegation trends for calendar year 2021. The report’s top-line numbers show that allegations increased...more

J.S. Held

Solar Energy Panels: Blind Spots & Risks for Insurers and Owners

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The clock is ticking on fossil fuels. Protecting the environment by “going green” is not only on the near horizon of the power generation industry across the world, but the initiative has been adopted by many other industries...more

Allen Matkins

Renewable Energy Update - May 2022

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Renewable electricity powered California just shy of 100% for the first time in history Bullet USA Today – May 3 Renewable electricity met nearly 100% of California's demand for the first time on Saturday, officials said,...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Currents - Energy Industry Insights, Volume 6, Issue 5

Cap and Trade Gets a Big Win in Pennsylvania. Will It Last? "Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) announced that his administration had finalized a regulation to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a cap-and-trade...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

Real-World Litigation Effects of Energy Contract Clauses: ‘No Waiver’ Clauses

Authored by litigators from our energy team, the Not Just Boilerplate series on Power & Pipes provides real-world examples of the impact that certain contract clauses can have on energy companies. Whether in repeat form...more

Dentons

Italy: “D.L. Energia” a guide to the new simplification rules for renewables (updated to the new conversion law)

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Law-decree 17/2022 (Decree), whose conversion law (no. 32/2022) was published in the Italian Official Gazette on 28 April 2022, effective as of 29 April 2022, is intended to (among others measures) simplify the national...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

Transmission NOPR: Proposed Cost Allocation Reforms – Part 3

More than a decade since issuing Order No. 1000, FERC is formally developing new rules for regional transmission planning and cost allocation after what FERC calls “mounting evidence” that existing planning processes are...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

Revisiting the CWIP Incentive for Long-Term Regional Transmission Facilities – Part 2

More than a decade since issuing Order No. 1000, FERC is formally developing new rules for regional transmission planning and cost allocation after what FERC calls “mounting evidence” that existing planning processes are...more

Allen Matkins

Renewable Energy Update - April 2022 #4

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FERC proposes expanded state role in effort to spur transmission development - Utility Dive – April 22 - State utility regulators would have a major role in regional transmission planning and determining how to share the...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

Transmission NOPR: Long-Term Transmission Planning – Part 1

More than a decade since issuing Order No. 1000, FERC is formally developing new rules for regional transmission planning and cost allocation after what FERC calls “mounting evidence” that existing planning processes are...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

FERC Issues Penalty for Hydro License Violation

As an example of its renewed focus on dam safety, FERC recently issued an order assessing a $600,000 civil penalty to Ampersand Cranberry Lake Hydro LLC for a violation of Ampersand’s hydro license for the 500 kW Cranberry...more

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Sun’s Out? Let’s Talk Solar

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With the Oregon sun finally poking its head out, it’s a good opportunity to revisit the current state of solar energy. If you’re a homeowner or renter in metropolitan Portland, I’d imagine that, like me, you have received...more

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ML Strategies Energy & Sustainability Washington Update - May 2022

With the 2022 mid-term election now just over six months away, aside from dealing with crises such as the pandemic and the war in Ukraine, the federal policy environment is increasingly driven by partisan goals aimed at...more

Morgan Lewis - Up & Atom

NRC Issues Self-Assessment of the Reactor Oversight Process

The NRC staff recently provided the Commission with their annual Reactor Oversight Process (ROP) Self-Assessment for Calendar Year 2021 (SECY-22-0029). These annual self-assessments have been part of the ROP since the ROP was...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Policies at Cross-Purposes: U.S. Trade Policy Creates Cloudy Picture for Rapid Deployment of Solar Energy

The Biden administration has made the deployment of solar energy a key component of its plans to battle climate change. From utilities to investors to installers, deploying solar energy at such a broad scale presents a number...more

Dentons

Solar leasing in Singapore – Electricity licenses

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Introduction - Singapore’s race to net zero emissions, coupled with the continued rise in fuel and utility prices and decrease in cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, have greatly incentivised companies in Singapore to...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

FERC Orders RTOs/ISOs to Report on System Needs in Effort to Modernize Market Design

To address changing system needs, FERC ordered each Regional Transmission Organization and Independent System Operator (collectively, RTO/ISO) to submit information to the Commission regarding changes to wholesale markets...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

German Property Investments: German Trade Tax Deduction For Property Companies

Summary - ..Based upon a change of law as from 2021 German property companies are allowed to deliver electricity and earn income from contractual relationships with their tenants within certain thresholds without...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

FERC Investigates Five Western Utilities’ Formula Rate Protocols

FERC initiated show-cause proceedings on April 21, 2022, to investigate the justness and reasonableness of the formula rate protocols of five public utility transmission providers in the West....more

Allen Matkins

Renewable Energy Update - April 2022 #3

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California grid reaches record 97.6% renewable share - Renew Economy – April 19 - California has set a new record of 97.6% instantaneous renewables on its grid, marking a major new milestone on the way to a carbon free grid...more

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FERC Moves Forward on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Reform

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At its open meeting on 21 April 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) in response to its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Building for the Future Through...more

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DOE Begins Accepting Applications for Civil Nuclear Credits

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced on April 19 that it is now accepting sealed bids from reactor owners and operators to receive initial credits under the Civil Nuclear Credit Program (CNCP). Concurrent with this...more

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