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Energy Attorneys at the Forefront of Business

Energy Attorneys at the Forefront of Business

Sep 14, 2018
Clean energy is a commodity in a fast moving marketplace. The development industry that procures this commodity is not dissimilar from a soccer game – wherever the ball goals goes everyone is rushing to it. What this means is that forward thinking clients need to anticipate which direction the ball is going in order to have an edge on the competition.
New Hampshire Net Metering Update

New Hampshire Net Metering Update

Feb 14, 2018
In its 2016 session, the New Hampshire General Court passed HB 1116. Among other things, including temporarily increasing the cap on net metering, this law required that the Public Utility Commission open a docket to explore “new alternative tariffs” to replace the existing net metering program. The PUC opened Docket No. DE 15-576, which brought together a broad spectrum of stakeholders. After over a year of technical sessions and evidentiary hearings, the PUC issued Order No. 26,029. This blog post provides a brief overview of that order.
2018 New Hampshire Energy Legislative Updates

2018 New Hampshire Energy Legislative Updates

Jan 10, 2018
The 2018 New Hampshire Legislature has introduced or amended a number of energy bills. Outlined below are updates regarding smart grid, renewable portfolio Standard, public utility commission, rate design, net-metering, energy efficiency, utilities, electric vehicles, renewable energy development, Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), energy infrastructure, and other bills that may impact you and your business.
2018 Vermont Energy Legislative Updates

2018 Vermont Energy Legislative Updates

Jan 10, 2018
New Year, new energy bills to review. On January 3rd, the legislature returned for the 2018 session, presenting several new energy bills that may impact you and your business.
Hearing focuses on Northern Pass Disruption During Construction

Hearing focuses on Northern Pass Disruption During Construction

May 02, 2017
Tom Pappas represents Northern Pass Project in New Hampshire.
Important Verdict Achieved for Solar Development Projects

Important Verdict Achieved for Solar Development Projects

Jan 13, 2017
In one of the most important decisions in the renewable energy world, last week the VT Supreme Court upheld the long-standing doctrine that there no nuisance in solar development projects solely on the platform that someone does not like their neighbor’s property.