Pioneering clean technologies, efficient use of natural resources and new trading platforms and instruments represent vast opportunities in the transformation of our global energy infrastructure. Our lawyers look at the past, present and future of renewables and examine the opportunities and challenges across this dynamic sector.
Hot Topics in Renewable Energy
Over the last 10 years, renewable energy has become a focal point for state and federal government’s energy policies. As costs have decreased, the industry has become more competitive. Partner Patricia Hammes examines the most pressing issues in renewable today and how the industry will change in the future.
Challenges Impacting Transmission Systems
In the first of our three-part series on renewable energy, partner Patricia Hammes examines how the inherent intermittence of renewable energy has led to congestion in the grid and how public policies and private market-based initiatives are addressing this challenge.
How Policy Helps and Hinders the Renewables Industry in the US
In the second of our three-part series on renewable energy, partner Patricia Hammes looks at how policy can both support and tear down the renewables industry in the US.
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Challenges of Energy Storage and Impact of New Builds
In the final of our three-part series on renewable energy, partner Patricia Hammes looks at the challenges of energy storage and the impact of new builds on the energy mix.