Tagged Legal

Miami Co. faces lawsuit over wind farm ordinance #IN

By National Wind Watch PERU – A couple living in the area of a proposed wind-farm project in northern Miami County says the county’s wind-energy ordinance is unconstitutional and is asking a judge to strike down parts of the statute. Charles and Donna Smith filed a lawsuit last month against the Miami County Board of…

Berkeley Lab report calls for industry attention to ensuring grid reliability

By Paul Dvorak Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is pleased to announce the release of a new report: Frequency Control Requirements for Reliable Interconnection Frequency Response. In light of changes in how electricity is generated and consumed, Berkeley Lab has authored a new report analyzing challenges facing the nation’s electric grid and making recommendations…

Windfarm developer gets order to stop wind farm being wound up #IRL

By National Wind Watch A windfarm developer has secured a temporary High Court order preventing a quarrying company from bringing a petition seeking to have the windfarm wound up over what a judge was told is a disputed debt. Today, Ms Justice Caroline Costello said Derrysallagh Windfarm Ltd was entitled to an interim injunction restraining…

Sunnova brings residential solar services to Nevada

By Kelsey Misbrener Sunnova Energy Corporation, a U.S. residential solar and energy storage provider, announced that it will once again offer homeowners in Nevada a brilliant choice for energizing their lives with solar. Sunnova will work with local partners across the state to help facilitate solar-powered job growth and customer savings. In June 2017, Nevada…

Welcome to the law of the wind: A guide to business and legal issues

By Paul Dvorak This article comes from the Forward of the report: http://files.stoel.com/files/books/LawofWind.PDF Two decades ago, utility-scale wind-powered electric generation was still an untried novelty in the United States. In those days, some utilities purchased wind power as a result of requirements imposed by their state regulators. Others did so in order to garner some…

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