Archive: 2019

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Split FERC Floats Overhaul of Utility Power Purchase Regs
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The Energizer – Volume 52
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Digital Optimization of the OSW Industry: Big Data, AI & Blockchain
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The Energizer – Volume 51
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The Energizer – Volume 50
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The Energizer – Volume 49
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From Fat Duck to Flat Duck to Firm Duck
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THE ENERGIZER – VOLUME 48
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RENEWS SOUTHEAST – VOLUME 4
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Bill Holmes Named Top 5 Twitter Influencers in Energy Law

Split FERC Floats Overhaul of Utility Power Purchase Regs

A divided Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed major changes Thursday in how it implements the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, with one commissioner saying the change would “administratively gut the statute” that requires utilities to buy power from small-scale renewable energy producers.

The notice of proposed rulemaking fulfills a priority of FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee to update the agency’s long-standing policies under PURPA, which is four decades old and has been criticized by many — especially in the utility industry — as being outdated.

Partner Will Keyser commented that PURPA reform has been long in the making. read his quote and the full article here.

Originally reported by law360.com

The Energizer – Volume 52

A biweekly update on blockchain technology applications, distributed energy resources, and other innovative technologies in the energy sector.

By Buck B. EndemannBenjamin L. TejblumDaniel S. CohenToks A. ArowojoluOlivia B. Mora, and Abraham F. Johns

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology, distributed energy resources (“DERs”), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the energy industry. As these innovations develop, energy markets will undergo substantial changes to which consumer and industry participants alike will need to adapt and leverage. Every other week, K&L Gates’ The Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of blockchain technology, DERs, and other innovations driving the energy industry forward. To subscribe to the Energizer, please click here.

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • EDF Renewables Acquires PowerFlex Systems to Boost EV Technology.
  • DOE Awards $200,000 to Blockchain Start-Up to Improve Grid Data Integrity.
  • Five States Leading the Charge in DER Integration.

To view more information on these topics in Volume 52 of The Energizerclick here.

The Energizer – Volume 51

A biweekly update on blockchain technology applications, distributed energy resources, and other innovative technologies in the energy sector.

By Buck B. EndemannBenjamin L. TejblumDaniel S. CohenToks A. ArowojoluOlivia B. Mora, and Abraham F. Johns

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology, distributed energy resources (“DERs”), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the energy industry. As these innovations develop, energy markets will undergo substantial changes to which consumer and industry participants alike will need to adapt and leverage. Every other week, K&L Gates’ The Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of blockchain technology, DERs, and other innovations driving the energy industry forward. To subscribe to the Energizer, please click here.

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Softbank Vision Fund Invests $110 Million in Energy Vault’s Gravity Storage Plants.
  • Omega Grid Trial will Use Blockchain to Connect Electric Vehicles and Solar Generators.
  • Study Describes How to Effectively Move Existing Energy system onto a Blockchain Platform.
  • Hawaiian Electric Seeks Bids for 900MW of Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Projects.

To view more information on these topics in Volume 51 of The Energizer, click here.

The Energizer – Volume 50

A biweekly update on blockchain technology applications, distributed energy resources, and other innovative technologies in the energy sector.

By Buck B. EndemannBenjamin L. TejblumDaniel S. CohenToks A. ArowojoluOlivia B. Mora, and Abraham F. Johns

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology, distributed energy resources (“DERs”), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the energy industry. As these innovations develop, energy markets will undergo substantial changes to which consumer and industry participants alike will need to adapt and leverage. Every other week, K&L Gates’ The Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of blockchain technology, DERs, and other innovations driving the energy industry forward. To subscribe to the Energizer, please click here.

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Power Ledger and Kepco Complete P2P Trading Trial
  • Glendale, California, Drops Gas Plant for Clean Integrated Resource Plan
  • BPX Energy and Ondiflo Finish Blockchain Pilot Program

To view more information on these topics in Volume 50 of The Energizer, click here.

The Energizer – Volume 49

A biweekly update on blockchain technology applications, distributed energy resources, and other innovative technologies in the energy sector.

By Buck B. Endemann, Benjamin L. Tejblum, Daniel S. Cohen, Toks A. Arowojolu, Olivia B. Mora, and Abraham F. Johns

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology, distributed energy resources (“DERs”), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the energy industry. As these innovations develop, energy markets will undergo substantial changes to which consumer and industry participants alike will need to adapt and leverage. Every other week, K&L Gates’ The Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of blockchain technology, DERs, and other innovations driving the energy industry forward. To subscribe to the Energizer, please click here.

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • GE and BlackRock Launch Distributed Solar and Storage Business.
  • 400-MW Montana Pumped Storage Hydro Project Funded.
  • Major Chinese Energy Service Provider to Develop Blockchain Platform for LNG.
  • Indonesian NEWX Energy to Implement Blockchain Smart City Ecosystem.

To view more information on these topics in Volume 49 of The Energizer, click here.

From Fat Duck to Flat Duck to Firm Duck

By: Matt Baumgurtel and Rachel Lawlor

How Energy Storage is Creating New Opportunities

A major disruption to the global economy is coming in the form of a seismic shift in energy markets. Largely driven by energy storage, this disruption will create exciting opportunities for the renewable energy market and will, in our view, drastically change the time of day electricity price curve (that is, the ‘duck curve’).

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THE ENERGIZER – VOLUME 48

A biweekly update on blockchain technology applications, distributed energy resources, and other innovative technologies in the energy sector.

By: Buck B. EndemannBenjamin L. TejblumDaniel S. CohenToks A. ArowojoluOlivia B. MoraAbraham F. Johns

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology, distributed energy resources (“DERs”), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the energy industry. As these innovations develop, energy markets will undergo substantial changes to which consumer and industry participants alike will need to adapt and leverage. Every other week, K&L Gates’ The Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of blockchain technology, DERs, and other innovations driving the energy industry forward. To subscribe to the Energizer, please click here.

On Wednesday, July 24, Energizer author Buck Endemann will be speaking at the Mid-C Seminar in Wenatchee, Washington on “Blockchain & Energy – The Current State of Supply and Demand.”  Have a perspective to share?  A development that we missed?  Please email Buck or any of the author Energizer authors to share!

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • New York Allocates $55 Million for Long Island Energy Storage.
  • Shell Invests in Clean Energy Blockchain-Based Platform LO3 Energy
  • Electric Car Owners in Tucson Receive Newly Approved Rates

To view more information on these topics in Volume 47 of The Energizer, click here.

RENEWS SOUTHEAST – VOLUME 4

K&L Gates reports on the latest renewable energy policies and activities in the southeastern United States

By Kenneth J. GishWilliam M. KeyserAbraham F. JohnsOlivia B. Mora, and Laura B. Truesdale

K&L Gates’ ReNEWS Southeast is a periodic bulletin that will track key developments in renewable energy policy, activities, and technologies that are driving the industry forward.

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Dominion Energy Breaks Ground on Virginia’s First Offshore Wind Installation
  • Duke Energy Hits Milestone of 1GW of Owned Solar Energy
  • Offshore Wind Areas Examined Off East Coast from Virginia to South Carolina
  • North Carolina Legislature Drops Ban on Wind Projects

View more details of Volume 4 by clicking here.

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