North American WindPower: On the Front Lines – Advocates Prevail in State RPS Fight

I wanted to drop in to quickly announce that the June edition of North American WindPower includes a cover article drafted by yours truly, Alan Claus Anderson and Britton Gibson of the Polsinelli Energy Group.  The article, entitled “On the Front Lines: Advocates Prevail in State RPS Fight,” provides an overview of the recent legislative … Continue reading

Preparing for Electric Vehicles: How Missouri Communities Can Get Ready

It’s been a busy few months here at RELI, with major projects taking up a substantial amount of my time.  Hopefully, I’ll be able to provide some details on that work in the next few days, but for the time being I wanted to pass along an article that I wrote for the March edition … 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

Kansas Wind Energy’s Economic Benefits: Part 2

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

Kansas Wind Energy’s Economic Benefits: Part 1

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

Renewable Energy Law Insider will be at the Kansas Energy Conference. Will you?

As an avid follower of energy projects in the Midwest, I’m proud to be attending the 2012 Kansas Energy Conference in beautiful Manhattan, Kansas.  Have no fear if you aren’t able to attend, however, because I’ll be uploading lots of pictures and commentary from the exhibitors and presentations over the next few days. For those … Continue reading

Polsinelli Energy Law Group Partners with Kansas Energy Information Network

For all of you who are interested in renewable energy projects in the State of Kansas, I’m pleased to bring you some good news this Monday morning.  The Energy Law Practice Group of Polsinelli Shughart PC (a law firm that I am proud to be a part of) is announcing an ongoing collaboration with the … Continue reading

Kansas and Missouri: The Crossroads for U.S. Energy Policy

Literally and figuratively, Kansas and Missouri stand at the crossroads of the United State’s quest for an “all-of-the-above” energy policy. Located in the heartland of the United States, these states enjoy abundant access to traditional and renewable energy resources. Just as importantly, the central location of Kansas and Missouri place these states in a critical … Continue reading

Kansas Wind Energy’s Economic Benefits: Part 3

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

Kansas Wind Update – Kansas Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Zimmerman v. Wabaunsee County

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday issued a much anticipated ruling on a case involving a number of key issued for wind developers.  The case, Zimmerman v. Board of County Commissioners of Wabaunsee County, revolves around a dispute between the Board of County Commissioners of Wabaunsee County, Kansas and a group of landowners in Wabaunsee … Continue reading