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New legislation streamlines FERC licensing process for pumped storage and non-power dams

On October 10, 2018, the Senate passed (on a 99-1 vote) S.3021, "America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018." The bill passed in the House of Representatives in September, and it now awaits ...

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FERC issues update in hydroelectric licensing

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) hydropower licensing processes are perennially criticized for how long they take and for the regulatory uncertainty they involve....

Published Works

The America First energy policy of the Trump Administration

At the time of writing, the Trump Administration is nascent, in existence for lessthan ten weeks. During that short time, however, the President has made itabundantly clear that ...

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The Efficiency Factor

Shortly after his "Put on a Sweater" speech in 1977, President Jimmy Carter began a televised address to the American people with the words, "Tonight I want to have an unpleasant talk with...

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Opportunities and Risks for Demand Response Providers in U.S. Power Markets

Demand response resources, which earn a return for their owners by consuming less electricity, have secured a place in U.S. wholesale power markets, but with that comes increased...

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U.S. Department of Energy Efficiency Standards

Economic growth and increased electricity demand have long gone hand-in-hand. However, as U.S. utilities are well aware, demand for electricity has been flat for a decade, even as the...

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The Many Faces of "Negawatts"

In a time of change throughout the energy sector, one area that gets less attention than it deserves is energy efficiency. No longer does the concept conjure up pictures of an American...

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Cybersecurity in Energy – Six Article Compendium

Six weeks ago, Hogan Lovells launched a six-part alert series on Cybersecurity in the Energy sector.

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Court Rules on the Scope of De Novo Review under the Federal Power Act

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) anti-manipulation enforcement targets scored a significant victory at the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts last week where Judge Mark...

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