Tagged Legal

Turbine trouble in Scotland #SCT

By National Wind Watch Applications for wind turbines may have nose dived but that still leaves existing turbines hitting legal problems, finds Lis Stedman. The Scottish government’s keenness on renewable energy is well documented and, many would say, commendable. One inevitable result, however, has been a proliferation of wind turbines and, with them, localised spikes…

Kansas University makes wind-power deal with Westar Energy

By Michelle Froese The University of Kansas (KU) has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to ensure that roughly 100% of its future electricity needs will be supplied by renewable wind energy. A 20-year agreement with Westar Energy will provide the KU Lawrence campus with 31 MW of energy from a 300-MW wind farm constructed…

North Carolina Releases Study On Energy Storage

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Thanks to an aggressive utility (Duke Energy) and favorable laws, North Carolina has shot up the list of solar states in terms of overall capacity, at least according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s calculations. Other states have taken notice and are starting to emulate some of…

Sherin and Lodgen law firm expands renewable energy practice group

By Billy Ludt Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen announces that it has expanded its award-winning solar energy practice and created a national Renewable Energy Practice Group to meet the needs of the accelerating renewable energy and energy storage industries. Sherin and Lodgen, a Boston law firm, expanded its solar energy practice to include remaining…

Court-appointed referee: Deny Atlantic Wind application #PA

By National Wind Watch A court-appointed referee has recommended that a Carbon County judge decide against a wind energy company seeking to build wind turbines on land owned by the Bethlehem Water Authority in Penn Forest Township. Attorney William Schwab filed a report on Tuesday recommending that the court deny Atlantic Wind’s application for a…

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