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Beth A. Goldstein named “Energy & Environmental Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal

07/20/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Beth A. Goldstein has been named to The National Law Journal’s (NLJ) fifth annual list of “Energy & Environmental Trailblazers.”... Read More »

In Celebration of Women: Women in Renewable Energy Q&As

06/25/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In March, our firm’s Women’s Initiative began its “In Celebration of Women Q&A Series” in honor of International Women’s Month, first highlighting female S&L... Read More »

Why “Maine Won’t Wait” on Climate Action and What the Rush Means for Developers

01/05/2021   |   BY Tanya M. Larrabee

In 2019, Maine’s Governor, Janet Mills, addressed the United Nations, laying out a plan for the state to reach carbon... Read More »

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Extension to Tax Credits Provides Relief to the Renewable Energy Industry

06/02/2020   |   BY Beth A. Goldstein and Tanya M. Larrabee

The United States Treasury Department formally extended the eligibility deadlines for Production Tax Credits (PTC) and Investment Tax Credits (ITC)... Read More »

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Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Emergency Regulations Update

05/20/2020   |   BY Beth A. Goldstein and Tanya M. Larrabee

On April 15, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources released its long-awaited updates to the state’s Solar Massachusetts Renewable... Read More »

Northeast State Solar Programs in Light of COVID-19

04/22/2020   |   BY Tanya M. Larrabee and Amy L. Hahn

COVID-19 is impacting industries across the globe and clean energy is no exception. As the pandemic continues to influence economic... Read More »

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Client Alert: Wash Your Hands, Then Check Your Force Majeure Provisions

03/09/2020   |   BY Tanya M. Larrabee

As the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) intensifies, so does the likelihood that the virus will affect the solar and storage... Read More »

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Getting Up to Speed: FERC’s Attempt to Update PURPA

11/06/2019   |   BY Tanya M. Larrabee

On September 19, 2019, in an effort to modernize the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), the Federal... Read More »

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What’s Up With Offshore Wind?

10/08/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In August, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the branch of the Department of the Interior tasked with managing... Read More »

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Beware the Fine Print: Old Maxim with Modern Application in the Renewable Energy Industry

07/11/2019   |   BY John C. La Liberte

In the international, fast paced, ever-changing renewable energy industry, market participants typically focus on essential business terms: price, build quality,... Read More »

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Maximizing the Solar ITC Phaseout: Lessons from Wind

07/08/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Every company invested in our nation’s clean energy transition is aware that 2019 is the last year that solar energy... Read More »

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Getting Paid for a New or Existing Energy Storage System on Your Commercial Property – Massachusetts Incentivizes Energy Storage Systems

06/10/2019   |   BY

Commercial property owners with existing energy storage systems, or owners considering implementing an energy storage system, may be able to... Read More »