Tagged Legal

South Korean biomass lawsuit a warning to Europe

By FORESIGHT Contributor Solar players in South Korea have filed an unprecedented legal challenge against the government for its support of biomass generation. As the European Commission prepares to reopen its own Renewable Energy Directive, Joojin Kim, from Seoul-based NGO Solutions for Our Climate explains the background to the South Korean case Burning wood as…

FERC Order Will Restart PJM’s Capacity Market

By [email protected] The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued an order that could allow mid-Atlantic grid operator PJM to restart the country’s biggest capacity auction by mid-2021 after a two-year delay. But FERC’s order will still force state-subsidized resources to use administratively set minimum prices that could bar them from clearing PJM’s market, a fact…

Lawsuit filed to halt DeWitt County wind farm #IL

By National Wind Watch CLINTON – A lawsuit opposing development of an industrial wind complex in northwest DeWitt County has been filed on behalf of 69 constituents against the DeWitt County Board and Enel Energy, owner of Alta Farms II. “This was something we wanted to avoid, but at this point, we have no choice,”…

The 2021 German Renewable Energy Law amendment at a glance

By Simon Goess Draft law on the fast trackOn 14 September 2020, the German Ministry for Economic Affairs (BMWi) started the official hearing and public feedback process on the draft law . The 164-page draft law can be found here.However, the associations and the federal states only had time until Thursday, September 17 to submit…

The German Energy Market Review September 2020

By Simon Goess EEG Amendment 2021 in developmentOn the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG) there will be an amendment. And that amendment is indeed necessary because of changed market conditions and necessary higher climate efforts. The draft law entered the public consultation phase in mid-September 2020. The new…

Heads up: Energy Advisor

By Rafael Herzberg Heads up: Energy AdvisorA powerful “tool” for companies, whether suppliers or demanders of energy, is contracting an Energy Advisor.The focus is on strategies that deserve to be considered to reach and maintain a leading position in the market, covering technical, legal, market, financial, commercial and management issues.It is a simple and innovative…

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