In Texas, Market Forces Driving Shift To Cleaner Energy, Study Says

2016-05-19T15:00:21+00:00

According to a study released by the Brattle Group Texas is on pace to rely more heavily on natural gas, wind and solar energy in the coming decades — and much less on coal. That’s regardless of how judges rule in battles over federal regulations meant to speed the shift toward cleaner-burning electricity sources, according [...]

In Texas, Market Forces Driving Shift To Cleaner Energy, Study Says2016-05-19T15:00:21+00:00

Friend Added as Partner

2016-11-23T15:01:52+00:00

The law firm of Stahl, Bernal, Davies, Sewell & Chavarria is pleased to announce that Gregory S. Friend has been named a partner in the Firm. Greg joined the Firm in 2012 and has significant experience as a transactional and regulatory attorney with a primary focus on renewable energy law. He practices in the Firm’s [...]

Friend Added as Partner2016-11-23T15:01:52+00:00

Groups petition Texas PUC for more emphasis on non-wind development

2012-09-28T07:38:25+00:00

"Several environmental groups - including the Sierra Club, Public Citizen and Environment Texas – have petitioned the Public Utility Commission of Texas to pass new rules calling for more development of non-wind renewable energy in the state." http://www.renewablesbiz.com/article/12/09/enviro-groups-push-more-non-wind-renewables-texas

Groups petition Texas PUC for more emphasis on non-wind development2012-09-28T07:38:25+00:00

Can Southwest grow into hub for solar energy?

2012-09-19T04:07:54+00:00

"ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pick any stretch of road slicing through the American Southwest. The sun beats down on the asphalt like nowhere else and heat waves distort the landscape. It's here, in these open expanses, that experts say is a massive untapped source of energy that could meet the nation's growing needs. But only if [...]

Can Southwest grow into hub for solar energy?2012-09-19T04:07:54+00:00

New Army Corps Nationwide Permits for Renewable Energy Projects in Effect

2012-04-20T10:34:44+00:00

The United States Army Corps of Engineers, the regulatory body responsible for implementing the permitting regime related to wetlands and other subjects pursuant to Section 404 of the federal Clean Water Act, has released new nationwide permits specifically intended for use in renewable energy development. The new permits went into effect on March 19, 2012. [...]

New Army Corps Nationwide Permits for Renewable Energy Projects in Effect2012-04-20T10:34:44+00:00

India’s ‘Astonishing Auction’ Pushes Down Global Solar Price

2016-11-23T15:01:54+00:00

India has been cutting solar-power costs to a record low by pushing developers into auctions, which has been key to avoid the lowering renewable energy subsidies that have hurt the European market.   Under the program, the Indian government proposed to purchase solar power at 15,390 rupees per megawatt-hour for 25 years.  Companies then bid to [...]

India’s ‘Astonishing Auction’ Pushes Down Global Solar Price2016-11-23T15:01:54+00:00

SolarWorld Trade Dispute with China Divides U.S. Solar Industry

2016-11-23T15:01:55+00:00

A complaint was filed October 19 with the International Trade Commission by the U.S. Unit of Bonn-based Solar World AG.  They are seeking to protect U.S. solar panel makers from unfair competition from China, and request that the government impose duties on more than $1 billion of Chinese imports.   The complaint alleges that Chinese [...]

SolarWorld Trade Dispute with China Divides U.S. Solar Industry2016-11-23T15:01:55+00:00

GE energy business signs $3 billion in new orders

2016-11-23T15:01:58+00:00

General Electric Co. (GE) has received new orders worth more than $3 billion in recent months.  The deals include, but are not limited to, $800 million in orders for wind and natural gas turbines in Brazil, a $300 million contract for natural gas turbines and services at two plants in Cairo, and a $40 million [...]

GE energy business signs $3 billion in new orders2016-11-23T15:01:58+00:00

Petagon OKs 229 green-energy projects

2016-11-23T15:01:58+00:00

The Defense Department of the United States reviewed plans to develop renewable energy programs in 35 states and Puerto Rico.    The Pentagon said the approved projects would "clear they way for future production of more than 10 gigawatts of renewable energy generation capacity."    The projects include more than 6,000 wind turbines and 30 different [...]

Petagon OKs 229 green-energy projects2016-11-23T15:01:58+00:00