US FERC chair sees plan on LNG permitting in days; LaFleur hopes for middle ground on pipes

2018-07-18T12:51:35+00:00

"US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Kevin McIntyre said Tuesday that a formal agreement is likely "in the coming days" with other agencies to streamline permitting and trim LNG project review timelines. His comments come as industry and lawmakers have aired concerns that staff shortfalls at FERC could slow reviews even as US LNG [...]

US FERC chair sees plan on LNG permitting in days; LaFleur hopes for middle ground on pipes2018-07-18T12:51:35+00:00

Natural gas-fired electricity generation this summer expected to be near record high

2018-07-12T12:41:15+00:00

"EIA’s July 2018 Short Term Energy Outlook expects natural gas-fired power plants to supply 37% of U.S. electricity generation this summer (June, July, and August), near the record-high natural gas-fired generation share in summer 2016. EIA forecasts the share of generation from coal-fired power plants will drop slightly to 30% in summer 2018, continuing [...]

Natural gas-fired electricity generation this summer expected to be near record high2018-07-12T12:41:15+00:00

Firm attorney to speak at July 12 Real Estate Conference in San Antonio

2018-06-22T12:54:33+00:00

The course is intended for new lawyers and for experienced lawyers new to real estate law or as a refresher to more experienced lawyers. We will help you with those ‘off the top of our head issues’ like: -My seller-finance lender died. How do I get a release now that I’ve paid off the [...]

Firm attorney to speak at July 12 Real Estate Conference in San Antonio2018-06-22T12:54:33+00:00

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 demand2018-05-17T11:20:43+00:00

He started with 1 Wind Farm in Tennessee. Now he’s running a Billion Dollar Clean Energy Company.

2017-11-01T10:33:12+00:00

" Polsky's approach, by default, was build, sell, reinvest, repeat. 'We eat what we kill,' he says. 'We don't have a parent who cooks for us.' "     https://www.inc.com/magazine/201711/david-whitford/invenergy-windmill-farms.html?cid=hmhero

He started with 1 Wind Farm in Tennessee. Now he’s running a Billion Dollar Clean Energy Company.2017-11-01T10:33:12+00:00

Storage or generation? AEP case could help answer the question in Texas

2017-10-25T08:38:52+00:00

"Texas is a place where things are big. That includes energy storage. But just how big that market could be, at least for transmission and distribution deferral projects, could depend on a pending case before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT).....The commission is scheduled to take up the case at a Dec. 6 [...]

Storage or generation? AEP case could help answer the question in Texas2017-10-25T08:38:52+00:00

We are pleased to announce Brittany May Dadon has joined our firm.

2017-10-15T12:57:18+00:00

Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria is pleased to announce the addition of Brittany May Dadon to its Commercial Real Estate, Renewable Energy and Texas Tax practice groups Brittany joined Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria, LLP in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Brittany worked as an attorney in the legal division of [...]

We are pleased to announce Brittany May Dadon has joined our firm.2017-10-15T12:57:18+00:00

Texas’ Monticello power plant closes, signaling the undeniable shift to natural gas and renewable energy

2017-10-10T11:50:32+00:00

"If there were any remaining doubts, the age of coal is over and the era of natural gas and renewables is officially here. Luminant's decision last week to shut its Monticello Power Plant near Mount Pleasant, one of Texas' largest and dirtiest coal-fired electricity plants, is a prime example of this shift."   https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/editorials/2017/10/09/texas-monticello-power-plant-closes-signaling-undeniable-shift-natural-gas-renewable-energy [...]

Texas’ Monticello power plant closes, signaling the undeniable shift to natural gas and renewable energy2017-10-10T11:50:32+00:00

Texas solar industry watches as trade case moves forward

2017-10-03T11:56:23+00:00

"A recent solar energy boom in Texas and other states could be hobbled, critics warn, if a federal agency agrees to levy taxes or other protective measures on solar products made abroad. The U.S. International Trade Commission is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday to consider imposing a tariff or price floor on imports [...]

Texas solar industry watches as trade case moves forward2017-10-03T11:56:23+00:00

A quiet energy transition with global relevance is starting in the USA

2017-09-08T11:03:26+00:00

"A revolutionary path forward in the world’s energy transition, one that is unprecedented in the global power industry, is taking shape in the USA. In Texas, the city of Denton – with 128,000 inhabitants and an annual peak load of 350 MW – has developed a clever way to increase its reliance on renewable [...]

A quiet energy transition with global relevance is starting in the USA2017-09-08T11:03:26+00:00