US wind, solar finance alternatives rise as sector rushes against looming tax credit expiration

2019-11-04T13:18:22+00:00

"One developing finance approach would take advantage of potentially "billions of dollars" waiting to go into U.S. wind and solar projects from foreign and other investors without a use for tax credits. ....Alternatively, a range of new technology-neutral tax credit proposals could incline lawmakers to establish long-term certainty for innovative resources that would open [...]

US wind, solar finance alternatives rise as sector rushes against looming tax credit expiration2019-11-04T13:18:22+00:00

Wind PPA Prices Are On The Rise

2019-10-21T13:27:35+00:00

"Wind prices increased $1.08/MWh, or 4.4%, during the quarter, the report says. Annually, they increased 11.2%. ....However, solar prices dropped $0.14/MWh, or 0.5%, in Q3, continuing solar’s long-term trend of decreasing prices, the report says. Annually, solar prices dropped 5.4%." https://nawindpower.com/report-wind-ppa-prices-are-on-the-rise

Wind PPA Prices Are On The Rise2019-10-21T13:27:35+00:00

Renewable Energy Project Finance Outlook Breakfast – October 17, 2019 – New York ,NY

2019-09-20T19:25:16+00:00

Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend attorney Brent Stahl will participate in a panel discussion October 17 on current development issues facings renewable energy projects.  The event runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York.  For more information, please visit: https://www.amtrusttitleevents.com/

Renewable Energy Project Finance Outlook Breakfast – October 17, 2019 – New York ,NY2019-09-20T19:25:16+00:00

Wholesale Power Prices Surge in Texas’ ERCOT Market

2019-08-13T11:46:34+00:00

"The extreme heat that sent electricity demand and prices surging to record levels in Texas on Monday is threatening to do it all over again on Tuesday. [On Monday,] [w]holesale power prices jumped 36,000% to average as much as $6,537.45 a megawatt-hour across the Texas power grid." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-12/searing-texas-heat-pushes-power-prices-to-near-record-levels

Wholesale Power Prices Surge in Texas’ ERCOT Market2019-08-13T11:46:34+00:00

Texas rules in favor of wind and solar

2019-01-31T12:55:48+00:00

"Texas regulators have ruled that any renewable generation source connected to the state’s HVAC [(high voltage alternating current )] grid does not have to account for marginal losses, as the market turbulence it would cause isn’t worth the benefit, and it would go against the original spirit of the project." https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2019/01/30/texas-powergrid-rules-for-wind-and-solar/ [...]

Texas rules in favor of wind and solar2019-01-31T12:55:48+00:00

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future

2018-12-11T12:59:39+00:00

"As stories about the energy transition go, Big Oil going big on solar power in the heart of America’s biggest oil patch is as transitiony as it gets. Besides the symbolism of  Exxon Mobil Corp. signing up for 250 megawatts of solar power (plus the same amount of wind power) in the Permian basin, though, it [...]

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future2018-12-11T12:59:39+00:00

Austin, Texas Law Firm – Looking to hire Renewable Energy / Commercial Real Estate Associate Attorney.

2018-11-26T12:44:03+00:00

Austin, Texas law firm, Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria LLP, seeks associate attorney for its Renewable Energy and Real Estate practice areas. Experience with Renewable Energy or Commercial Real Estate transactions preferred. Send resume to kkaiser@sbaustinlaw.com. Firm information - www.sbaustinlaw.com

Austin, Texas Law Firm – Looking to hire Renewable Energy / Commercial Real Estate Associate Attorney.2018-11-26T12:44:03+00:00

Lazard Study Confirms Wind, Solar Costs Falling Below Those Of Conventional Generation

2018-11-16T10:56:26+00:00

"Lazard Ltd., a financial advisory and asset management firm, has released its annual studies comparing the costs of energy from various generation technologies and of energy storage technologies for different applications. Importantly, Lazard’s Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE 12.0) shows that, in some scenarios, alternative energy costs have decreased to the point that they are now at [...]

Lazard Study Confirms Wind, Solar Costs Falling Below Those Of Conventional Generation2018-11-16T10:56:26+00:00

Solar-plus-storage likely the ‘next big thing’ in ERCOT: expert

2018-10-23T11:33:44+00:00

"Austin, Texas — Solar energy -- increasingly paired with battery storage -- is likely to be the "next big thing" in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, attendees of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance annual GridNEXT conference learned Monday.  During a workshop about the Texas Power Market, Peter Kelly-Detwiler, principal of the NorthBridge Energy [...]

Solar-plus-storage likely the ‘next big thing’ in ERCOT: expert2018-10-23T11:33:44+00:00