Perspectives on Energy Regulatory
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State and Federal Environmental Inspections: Best Practices to Prepare For and Undergo an Inspection
ArentFox Schiff attorneys Frank Lyons and Sarah Lode will share their perspectives and advice on how companies and facilities can prepare for and handle environmental compliance inspections.
A new federal proposal may reduce the burden and costs for wind energy projects and power lines to ensure compliance with federal wildlife protections.
As part of the Illinois Commerce Commission’s (ICC) ongoing effort to draft a Renewable Energy Access Plan, ICC staff is considering methods to encourage transmission development across the state. The draft Plan may influence ICC transmission policy, including Illinois’ participation.
In a new report issued September 8, the US Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) outlines the environmental and energy impacts of cryptocurrencies and digital assets and calls for the development of federal and state regulations to mitigate those impacts going forward.
The IRA’s New and Expanded Tax Credits for Projects to Support Clean Energy Manufacturing and Recycling
Projects that produce or recycle wind turbine blades, manufacture energy storage equipment, or refine or blend renewable or low-carbon fuels may qualify for up to a 30 percent tax credit under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA provides some significant wins for US manufacturers.
New Incentives Under the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act to Jump Start Deployment of Carbon Sequestration and Expand Clean Fuel Development
This week, President Biden signed legislation designed to infuse billions of dollars into the economy to promote clean energy, manufacturing, and construction through a wide array of tax incentives and grants.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA), has several primary goals, including: promoting clean energy, manufacturing, and construction through a wide array of tax incentives and grants; and raising revenue through the primary mechanisms of a new corporate alternative minimum tax.
Regulators at all levels – federal, state, and local – seek to address climate concerns. On July 27, Washington, DC, joined localities banning natural-gas hookups when Mayor Muriel Bowser signed an ordinance limiting use of fossil fuels like natural gas in newly constructed buildings.
Biden Administration Implements New Energy Efficiency Standards for Light Bulbs, Phasing Out Sale of Most Incandescent Bulbs by 2023
The Department of Energy (DOE) has adopted two new rules for commonly-used light bulbs which are intended to phase out most incandescent bulbs in favor of LED lightbulbs, which use less energy and last significantly longer.
The tremendous popularity of social networks and advances in virtual reality (VR) and distributed ledger technology are helping to usher in a new technological frontier: an emerging computer-generated universe often called Metaverse.