Energy Resource Center
Energy Resource Center
Global energy markets project a 30% rise in energy demand over the next 20 years. To meet this demand, producers and providers of energy are increasingly turning to renewable energy resources. Market participants face a deluge of new laws and regulations across every aspect of the energy sector, and antiquated energy infrastructure – and Morrison Foerster stands ready to help clients meet those obstacles head on.
U.S. Congress Introduces Bill that Would Require Mandatory 24 Hour Cyber Breach Notification for Government Agencies, Contractors, and Operators of Critical Infrastructure
This week, U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and a broad group of bipartisan co-sponsors, introduced legislation that would require government agencies, cont
Window Widens for Completing Construction on Renewable Energy Projects
Good news came for renewable energy developers on June 29, 2021, when the IRS issued Notice 2021-41. The notice gives developers more time to finish projects and makes it easier to prove that they began construction on a project in a particular year.
FERC Order Offers Opening For State Aid To Power Projects
FERC issued an order providing the first significant guidance on the application of the minimum offer price rule, or MOPR, to a renewable project in PJM Interconnection LLC's territory that is eligible to receive financial support under state law.
Bulk Power Systems Executive Order
Observations and insights on the Executive Order addressing long-standing concerns about the security of the energy grid.
Timely and legal business advice to address the wide-ranging global implications as the health crisis continues to quickly evolve.
Offshore Wind Projects Receive Boost in Stimulus Bill and New IRS Notice
The rapidly growing offshore wind sector received a significant boost at the end of 2020, thanks to the creation of a new investment tax credit for offshore wind projects.
Enabling a Clean Energy Future: Adapting the Grid to High-Penetration Renewables
Insights into the challenges and opportunities faced in achieving 100% of state and potential federal goals related to the grid and renewables.
Capturing Carbon - Tax Credits: A Reinvigorated Climate Opportunity for Developers and Investors
Key knowledge into the new tax credit boosting the incentive for technologies used in carbon removal.
FERC Overturns Precedent and Denies Qualifying Facility Status of Hybrid Solar Project
Observations and analysis of FERC’s overturned precedent and denial of a renewable developer’s application of QF Status of a solar-plus-storage hybrid facility.