New Renewable Energy Legislation in Colorado

The legislature of the State of Colorado has been very active on renewable energy issues over the last few weeks.  Three bills have been making steady progress through the House and Senate in Denver, each of which could have a noticeable effect on the renewable industries in the state. I.   Coal-Mine Methane as a Renewable … 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

Montana Legislature Passes Important Wind Rights Legislation

Yesterday, the Montana legislature passed important new legislation that will have a significant impact on the development of wind projects within the state.  The bill, titled the “Wind Energy Rights Act” addresses many of the big issues that state legislatures around the country are grappling with, including: 1) How to create uniform wind energy agreements … Continue reading

Important New Renewable Energy Laws in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has undergone a significant legislative overhaul over the course of the last year to help advance its agenda of encouraging the development of renewable energy projects within the state.  A few of the most important legislative measures for project developers are as follows: Oklahoma has established a voluntary Renewable Energy Standard (17 Okla. Stat. … Continue reading