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Debbie A. Swanstrom & Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón Featured in District Energy Magazine

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon energy attorneys, Debbie A. Swanstrom & Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón , are featured in the latest edition of District Energy magazine. Read the full article: Grid Interconnection Rules for District Energy/CHP Systems Print or Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new...
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FERC Reacts to First Pipeline Modernization Tracker Proposal under New Policy

As reported in our prior blogs, on November 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proposed a Policy Statement on Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities in Docket No. PL15-1 that would allow interstate pipelines that meet certain criteria to recover the costs of modernizing their facilities through an approved cost tracker or surcharge mechanism. On April 15, 2015, following its review of substantial initial and reply comments, FERC issued an order...
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The D.C. Circuit Rejects FERC’s Geographical Limitation of Municipal Preference in Hydro Licensing P...

On November 20, 2015 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit” or “Court”) issued a decision in Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency v. FERC rejecting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or “Commission”) interpretation limiting the municipal preference for preliminary hydropower permits under Section 7(a) of the Federal Power Act (“FPA”), 16 U.S.C. § 800(a) (2013). The Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency...
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Richard Lieberman and Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón Featured in District Energy Magazine

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorneys, Richard Lieberman and Andrea I. Sarmentero Garzón , are featured in the latest edition of District Energy magazine. Read the full article: The Benefits of Project Finance for Renewable Energy Facilities Print or Share this:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)MoreClick to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click...
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Recent Decision Highlights a Further Cybersecurity Concern for Utilities

Over the past few years, the providers of public utility services have become increasingly aware of the need to protect their computer networks from electronic intrusion by individuals or organizations seeking to destroy equipment or disrupt service.  A recent court decision brings to light another cybersecurity issue that also should be of concern to utilities—namely, the theft of customer financial information and the potential liability for a utility that can arise from insufficient...
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