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WHY NORTH CAROLINA LAGS BEHIND IN 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS!

WHY NORTH CAROLINA LAGS BEHIND IN 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS! As 2017 kicks off, Duke Energy appears to be exerting its market power in confrontation with the renewable industry by implementing new standards that have sent independent renewable energy developers for a whirl. This past July, Duke Energy put forth new policies redefining safe grid connections for independent renewable energy producers. The new grid connection requirements, also known as the stiffness test, hinder third party renewable energy companies from moving forward and ... Read more

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM WF

Renewable energy activity continued to flourish in North Carolina in 2015, and while the state tax credit sunsets and safe-harbored projects work their way through the pipeline, all expectations are that renewable energy transactions will continue at a robust pace in 2016. In 2015, the attorneys at WF represented senior secured lenders providing construction, construction-to-permanent, and back leverage financing to renewable energy sponsors in 16 different transactions, that collectively total 47 solar farms, over 230 MW of renewable energy capacity and over ... Read more