Solar Resources for Universities and Local Governments: City and County Solar PV Training Program

NREL, in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, is offering a no-cost PV training program for 50 cities and counties seeking to go solar on their facilities (both buildings and land).

Cities and counties will …

Op-ed: Should public utility commissions regulate cooperatives?

Dan Nemes of MN350 (an organization addressing the global climate crisis), offers this op-ed in the 6 February issue of  Rochester, Minnesota’s Post-Bulletin, opposing the Minnesota Legislature’s recently proposed legislation that he believes will negatively impact the state’s renewable energy …

How Much Money Will the Federal Government Provide for Green Power Conversion?

An increasing number of individuals and businesses in the US are moving to reduce their environmental footprint. From concerns about climate change, to the public image boost that comes with being “green”, many are eager to make the switch and …

IRS Notice Clarifies Begin-Construction Requirement for PTC and Elective ITC

IRS Notice Clarifies Begin-Construction Requirement for PTC and Elective ITC

The IRS has issued two notices this year that provide essential guidance for taxpayers who seek renewable energy tax credits under the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and elections to take

Distributed Generation Impacting Utilities’ Revenue and Growth Potential

An article published in the Wall Street Journal intimates that the growth of distributed generation is threatening revenues and growth prospects for some utilities, citing a report from the Edison Electric Institute.  Though distributed generation only accounts for 5% of …

AHC Attorneys Present 2-Day Seminar on Energy Project Development

Attorneys from AHC will present a 2-day seminar regarding “Avoiding Disputes in Energy Project Development.”  The seminar will take place in Charlotte, N.C.  You can read more about the seminar by clicking here: EUCI Seminar.…

Considerations In Developing A Renewable Energy Project

Not all renewable energy projects involve multi-million-dollar investments or mega-construction firms.  But most will require substantial sums of money, and all will involve substantial risk that must be managed.  Project participants should identify these risks and find ways to avoid, …