ERCOT real-time power prices spike near $1,500/MWh on record demand

2018-05-17T11:20:43+00:00

"Houston (Platts)--16 May 2018 612 pm EDT/2212 GMT. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas footprint saw real-time prices jump to four-digit territory Wednesday afternoon as power demand rose above record May peakload with above-normal temperatures. Real-time prices spiked across the footprint as real-time prices for all hubs averaged nearly $1,500/MWh for the 15-minute interval [...]

ERCOT real-time power prices spike near $1,500/MWh on record demand 2018-05-17T11:20:43+00:00

U.S. Becomes Second Most Attractive Country For Renewable Energy

2018-05-03T15:44:30+00:00

The United States is the second most attractive nation for renewable energy investments, according to the newest annual global ranking prepared by Ernst & Young. https://www.forbes.com/sites/williampentland/2018/05/01/u-s-becomes-second-most-attractive-country-for-renewable-energy-says-new-study/#47e5ce852223

U.S. Becomes Second Most Attractive Country For Renewable Energy 2018-05-03T15:44:30+00:00

Whiskey and Wind

2018-04-05T18:11:14+00:00

Midwest distillery commits to 100% wind energy "MGP, a U.S. supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches, has embarked on a major renewable energy initiative, committing to sourcing 100% of their electricity needs from wind power. Through a three-year agreement that took effect April 1, the company has made a [...]

Whiskey and Wind 2018-04-05T18:11:14+00:00

Energy Storage Rulemaking in Texas PUC

2018-03-29T12:09:56+00:00

"The rulemaking aims to "develop facts necessary to establish a regulatory framework" allowing for energy storage and other technologies within the limits of Texas' Public Utility Regulatory Act (PURA), the law that governs the state’s electric grid." https://www.utilitydive.com/news/proposed-texas-rule-highlights-storages-challenges-in-bridging-competitive/520027/

Energy Storage Rulemaking in Texas PUC 2018-03-29T12:09:56+00:00

Wind-storage prices plummet as battery gains spur coupling demand

2018-02-28T15:27:13+00:00

"Record-low bids for wind-plus-storage in Colorado revealed a small premium for battery coupling, highlighting bullish outlooks on cost reductions and revenue opportunities, industry experts told New Energy Update. Power tender results published by Colorado's Xcel Energy last month revealed record-low bids for U.S. wind-plus-storage projects. Xcel received 11 different bids for eight wind-plus-storage projects [...]

Wind-storage prices plummet as battery gains spur coupling demand 2018-02-28T15:27:13+00:00

HNA Group Puts $4 Billion of U.S. Properties on Market

2018-02-08T17:04:06+00:00

"HNA Group Co. is marketing commercial properties in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Minneapolis valued at a total of $4 billion as the indebted Chinese conglomerate seeks to stave off a liquidity crunch. Among the properties on the block is 245 Park Ave...... HNA bought that skyscraper less than a year ago for [...]

HNA Group Puts $4 Billion of U.S. Properties on Market 2018-02-08T17:04:06+00:00

How Texas blew to the top in wind power

2018-01-31T12:50:36+00:00

“Texas is the only state in the nation that operates its power grid without federal oversight. Did that contribute to Texas’ rapid expansion in wind power? Yes, according to a recent report, which examined how Texas achieved its wind power dominance.” https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/How-Texas-blew-to-the-top-in-wind-power-12529917.php […]

How Texas blew to the top in wind power 2018-01-31T12:50:36+00:00

We are pleased to announce that Byron Kentor has joined our firm

2018-01-09T14:16:08+00:00

Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria is pleased to announce the addition of Byron Kentor to its Commercial Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment practice groups. Byron is an experienced real estate and finance attorney. Byron’s practice includes representation of clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including financing, purchasing, [...]

We are pleased to announce that Byron Kentor has joined our firm 2018-01-09T14:16:08+00:00

Renewable Energy Law Conference Austin, Texas January 29 and 30

2018-01-08T13:27:23+00:00

"Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. The Renewable Energy Law Conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax and regulatory policy, and is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisors, and key legislative and regulatory [...]

Renewable Energy Law Conference Austin, Texas January 29 and 30 2018-01-08T13:27:23+00:00