Understanding the IRS PTC Guidance

After several months of anxious anticipation, yesterday the IRS released guidance on its interpretation of certain provisions relating to Congress’ extension of the federal Production Tax Credit (“PTC”). Specifically, the provisions in question relate to how far along in development a project will need to be in order to qualify for the PTC before the credit expires … Continue reading

Kansas Wind Energy’s Economic Benefits: Future Development Potential

Energy policy issues are notoriously complex.  Seemingly small changes in a state’s energy policy can lead to wide-ranging and often unintended political, economic, and environmental consequences.  In an effort to facilitate thoughtful policy discussions about these issues in the state of Kansas, several attorneys from the Polsinelli Shughart energy practice group, Alan Claus Anderson, Britton Gibson … Continue reading

Moving On Up! Renewable Energy Law Insider Joins the LexBlog Network!

You may have noticed that things are looking a little bit different on the site today.  Yesterday afternoon marked the completion of a major transition for the blog, and today I’m proud to announce that Renewable Energy Law Insider (formerly the Renewable Energy Law Blog) has officially joined the LexBlog network!   There are lots of upgrades and … Continue reading

Welcome to TheRenewableEnergyLawBlog.com!

Welcome to TheRenewableEnergyLawBlog.com!  My name is Luke Hagedorn, and I am an attorney based in Kansas City, MO that is primarily focused on renewable and traditional energy issues. Over the course of my career, I have been struck by the fact that there is no one consistent body of law that renewable energy developers have … Continue reading