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The proposed regulations for Maryland's Community Solar Pilot Program were published in the Maryland Register on April 29, 2016.  Here is a link to the Community Solar Pilot Program rules as published. Under the proposed rules, customers that subscribe to a community solar energy generating...

On Friday, February 26, 2016, the District of Columbia Public Service Commission (the “Commission”) denied approval to Exelon’s $6.8 billion acquisition of Pepco Holdings, which would have made Exelon the largest electric utility in the United States.  Commissioners Betty Ann Kane and Joanne Dotty Ford...

We’ve examined in detail the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) changes to implement Virginia’s 2009 “Small Renewable Energy Projects” legislation (VA Code 10.1-1197.6). The statute moved authority from the State Corporation Commission (“SCC”) to DEQ over protection of natural resources (specifically wildlife and historic...

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the United States Supreme Court held in a five to four decision to halt enforcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan by the Obama administration until its legal challenges are resolved.  The challenge to the Clean Power Plan...

Dominion Resources Inc. (“Dominion”) announced Monday, February 1, 2016, that it plans to purchase Utah-based Questar Corporation (“Questar”), a natural gas distributor, for approximately $4.4 billion in an all-cash deal.  Purchasing Questar will expand Dominion’s customer base to customers in Western states.  With Questar’s acquisition,...

Eric Hurlocker will be on the "Top Ten Legal Considerations - Virginia" panel at the 2016 Clean Energy CLE, February 3, in Raleigh, NC. Presented by the NC Sustainable Energy Association, the meeting will be held at the Doubletree Raleigh-Durham, a Hilton property just off...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="261" class="zemanta-img"] monokristalline Solarzelle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] The Richmond Community Solar Co-Op announced it will hold its next public information session on December 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Glen Allen Library located at 10501 Staples Mill Rd, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060. The Co-Op consists...