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Solar Construction Costs Continue Historic Decline, Providing Cushion Against Trade Disputes
A recent report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirmed significant cost curve progress for the U.S. solar industry,...
United States
23 Sep 2019
Energy MarketTrends | March 2019, Issue 1
Welcome to Foley's quarterly Energy Industry newsletter, where we discuss the latest news in oil and gas, power and utilities, and renewables.
United States
10 Apr 2019
Oilfield Operators Take Note: EPA Held Public Hearing On Proposed Methane Rule That Would Relax Your Vapor Monitoring Deadlines And Streamline Your Bureaucratic Layers
Oilfield operators of every size have been busy implementing the Obama Administration's labor-intensive requirements to detect and repair vapor leaks from well site equipment,
United States
22 Nov 2018
Oilfield Operators Take Note: EPA Is Poised To Relax Your Vapor Monitoring Deadlines And Streamline Your Bureaucratic Layers
Oilfield operators of every size have been busy implementing the Obama Administration's labor-intensive requirements to detect and repair vapor leaks from well site equipment,
United States
15 Oct 2018
CA Enacts 100% Carbon-Free Energy Standard
Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 100 into law on Monday, setting in place a 100% renewable electricity target for California by 2045.
United States
13 Sep 2018
California Self-Generation Incentive Program On Verge Of Five Year Extension
It has been a busy week for California State legislators on the clean energy front. Following closely on the heels of the California Senate's approval of SB 100 ...
United States
6 Sep 2018
CA Votes To Go 100% Carbon-Free By 2045
Earlier this week, the California Assembly took aggressive steps to limit greenhouse gas emissions as legislators voted to require that 100 percent of the state's electricity ...
United States
5 Sep 2018
New Exclusions Process Opens Up Potential Relief From Section 232 Tariffs For Users Of Specialty Steel And Aluminum Products Or Companies That Serve National Security Needs
On March 23rd, steel and aluminum users were confronted with new special tariffs of 25 percent on all imports of steel and tariffs of ten percent on all imports of aluminum ...
United States
27 Mar 2018
FERC Votes To Encourage Electric Storage
On February 15, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) voted to require all Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and Independent System Operators (ISOs) to revise its tariffs to establish a participation model for electric storage resources that consist of market rules that properly recognize the physical and operational characteristics of electric storage resources.
United States
23 Feb 2018
GM Announces Plan To Introduce 20 New Electric Vehicles By 2023
On Monday, General Motors announced plans to execute on its commitment to a future with "zero emissions, zero congestion and zero crashes."
United States
12 Oct 2017
New Ownership Model Accelerates Adoption Of Electric Vehicles
While recent innovations in batteries have been driving down the cost of electric vehicles, electric vehicles still initially cost a premium over their gasoline-powered counterparts, even with the assistance of large tax subsidies.
United States
29 Sep 2017
State Attorneys General Warn The EPA Of Legal Action Should Obama-Era Fuel Economy Standards Get Rolled Back
The states argued that the standards were not just feasible, but are feasible given now-existing technology, and that the standards were important to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
United States
21 Jun 2017
Volkswagen Announces Major Steps Toward Electrifying Its Vehicle Fleet
Volkswagen has delivered two major pieces of news in this space.
United States
25 Apr 2017
IRS Releases 2017 PTC Amounts
The IRS just published its annual notice that provides the inflation adjustment factors and reference prices used in determining the amount of the section 45 production tax credit for the production of renewable energy and refined coal.
United States
19 Apr 2017
New Hampshire Doubles Solar Net Metering Cap
New Hampshire has doubled the caps on energy that both residential and commercial customer-generators of rooftop solar can sell back to the grid, raising the cap from 50 MW to 100 MW.
United States
20 May 2016
International Monetary Fund's Forecast For Global Economy Cools
Even as experts are signaling caution in their outlook for the automotive sector, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is lowering its forecast of economic growth for this year.
15 Apr 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Unexpectedly Stays Clean Power Plan
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") finalized the Clean Power Plan in August of last year.
United States
15 Feb 2016
California Net Metering Ruling; Installations Greater Than 1 MW Now Eligible
In a closely watched hearing, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted 3-to-2 in favor of extending net metering in California.
United States
1 Feb 2016
Auto Industry Record Breaking Sales Close Out 2015
The automotive industry ended 2015 with a bang, breaking the record with nearly 17.5 million sales of cars and light trucks.
United States
8 Jan 2016
FERC Clarifies That Certain Qualifying Facilities (QFs) Are Exempt From FPA Section 203
FERC's regulations clearly exempt small power production QFs 30 MWs or smaller and cogeneration QFs of any size from most sections of the FPA, including section 203.
United States
13 Dec 2015
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