Tagged Legal

Insurance predictions 2018: Wearable tech leads to litigation

By Paul Dvorak Editor’s note: Ideally, sensors worn by wind techs could report on a variety of useful conditions surrounding the individual. A fatigue limit might be one useful future indicator. What could possibly go wrong with such sensors? Frederick J. Fein with law firm Clyde & Co. has a few ideas. Fitness trackers and…

ComEd announces recipients of solar pipeline training program grants

By Kelsey Misbrener Today, on the one-year anniversary the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA), ComEd announced four organizations have been selected to develop and conduct solar pipeline training programs made possible through grants funded by FEJA. Elevate Energy, Illinois Central College, OAI and the Safer Foundation, will receive a total of $3 million as a…

California Legislator Proposing Internal Combustion Ban

By Evan Williams A California lawmaker wants to set a date on banning fossil-fuel cars in the state that started car culture. According to a report from Bloomberg, California Assemblymember Phil Ting is planning to introduce a bill that would start the ban in 2040. In the proposed bill, starting that year, the state department…

Wind tax axed by committee #WY

By National Wind Watch CHEYENNE – If lawmakers in Wyoming are to consider a wind energy tax increase in 2018, it won’t come from the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee. That committee killed a motion on Tuesday to reintroduce a proposal that would increase taxes on wind energy production in the state. Leading up to…

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