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While many political observers were focused on Senate Bill 966, the omnibus utility legislation that was just passed by the General Assembly, the Virginia State Corporation Commission (“Commission” or “SCC”) recently issued an important decision affecting customers’ rights to purchase energy from competitive suppliers. On February 21,...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="309" class="zemanta-img"] Maryland State House (side) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Last fall, Brian Greene discussed the Maryland Public Service Commission’s retail energy supplier consolidated billing proceeding. The Commission is considering supplier consolidated billing as an additional billing option for Maryland customers, alongside the existing...

The Delaware Public Service Commission has established a March 8, 2018 hearing date to consider retail choice enhancements. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="272" class="zemanta-img"] The Delaware General Assembly meets in the Legislative Hall in Dover. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] The enhancements include a purchase of receivables program; “seamless moves”...

Client Alert Section 201 Proceeding Announcement:  On Monday January 22, the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced and on January 23, President Trump signed am executive order to provide relief to U.S. manufacturers and impose safeguard tariffs on imported solar cells and modules, based on the investigations, findings,...

But some uncertainties remain. On Thursday, November 16, the Virginia State Air Pollution Control Board unanimously approved a draft rule designed to reduce carbon emissions from fossil generating facilities operating in the Commonwealth. The highly complex regulation, if implemented, would require Virginia generating facilities to participate...

Earlier this week Dominion Energy Virginia (“Dominion”) released a request for proposals (“RFP”) for 300 MW of new solar and onshore wind energy. The company is seeking to either sign power purchase agreements or purchase renewable energy projects that are under development. The facilities must be capable...