Related insights: Power and Renewables

Pacific Gas & Electric Bankruptcy Alert

Jul 03 2019
A recent ruling in the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) bankruptcy proceeding highlights the risk to certain renewable energy projects from utility bankruptcy. In a June 7, 2019 ruling, the PG&E bankruptcy court denied the claim that Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) must approve any attempt by bankruptcy courts to reject (i.e., void) power project agreements (PPAs) between renewable project owners and utilities.

EPA Proposes Replacement to Clean Power Plan

Aug 23 2018
Earlier this week, on August 21, President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) proposed a rule pursuant to Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act (“CAA”) intended to replace the embattled Clean Power Plan (“CPP”) issued by President Obama’s administration.