Renewable Energy

Global energy consumption continues to increase each year and, with this increase, the demand for safe, clean, and unlimited energy is on the rise. The Federal and State governments promote clean energy through a variety of financially-beneficial incentives.  With the understanding that renewable energy laws and regulations are constantly changing, The Chanler Group is committed to investing in its understanding and practice of this area of law.  Our understanding allows us to guide homeowners, businesses, and/or developers on the various ways to structure these projects in order to take advantage of the many benefits.
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recent posts - Renewable Energy

August 6, 2013
Two new reports released by the Energy Department today revealed record growth in the U.S. wind market.  The Wind Technologies Market Report and the Distributed Wind Market Report collectively show that the United States continues to hold one of the world’s largest and fastest growing wind energy markets.  Since 2012, wind energy has been the number one source of new U.S. electricity generation, accounting for $25 billion in U.S. investment. In the first four years of the Obama... full text
June 27, 2013
Hawaii’s governor Neil Abercrombie signed a progressive new energy policy into law today, reported the Honolulu Civil Beat website.  The new law, Senate Bill 1087, provides a financing plan geared towards renewable energy projects.  The new bill authorizes Hawaii’s Public Utilities Commission and the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to provide low-cost loans for green infrastructure equipment.  The new plan, called the Green Energy Market... full text
June 14, 2013
Could brown kelp one day provide a global supply of biomethane and ethanol?  Any beachgoer in the Pacific Northwest would recognize the long, stringy Sugar Kelp (laminaria saccharina) that frequently washes up on beaches there.  Although kelp’s commercial applications are currently limited, Paal Bakken, founder and CEO of Seaweed Energy Solutions, believes that can change, reported Renewable Energy World’s website.  Bakken argues that seaweed can provide commercially... full text