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legal and regulatory


Identifying State-Focused Renewable Energy Tax Exemptions

President Joe Biden last year signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that, in addition to a number of other actions, extended and enhanced a number of green energy tax opportunities.…


The Tales of Battery Energy Storage System Permitting Process

According to Elon Musk, solar and batteries go together like peanut butter and jelly. The sustainability of renewable energy relies on the deployment of energy storage systems for the storage…


IRA's Impact on Power Generation: Clock Is Ticking to Maximize New Tax Credits

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) includes the largest clean energy incentive effort in U.S. history. It builds on the energy initiatives included in 2009’s American Reinvestment Recovery Act,…


The Reasons Behind the Strong Support for Renewable Wood Energy

President Biden recently laid out a detailed plan to strengthen America’s forests. Renewable wood energy—that is, biomass energy produced from wood that is not suitable for higher-value products—is an important…


The Regulatory Structures or Economic Opportunities that are Driving—or Hindering—Building Electrification

Although the electricity generation and transportation sectors account for a far greater share of greenhouse gas emissions than the residential and commercial building sector, policy makers are targeting building electrification…