The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a 3-day competitive auction for six lease areas in the New York Bight area off the coast of New York and New Jersey. Read about it in this Mayer Brown Legal Update authored by my colleagues Lauren A. Bachtel, Eric R. Pogue and J. Paul Forrester
Read about it in this Mayer Brown In Brief.
More still on offshore wind from my partners Paul Forrester and Eric Pogue.
More on US offshore wind from my partners Paul Forrester and Eric Pogue.
Read about the letter in this piece by my partners Paul Forrester and Eric Pogue.
Read about the Biden Administration’s efforts to promote offshore wind and create jobs in this Mayer Brown Legal Update.
On December 31, 2020, the IRS released Notice 2021-05 (the “Notice”) on its website, in advance of its official publication. As discussed in our earlier blog post, the Notice provides favorable guidance for offshore renewable energy projects (“Offshore Projects”) and renewable projects constructed on federal land (“Federal Land Projects”) and generally allows these…
On December 31, 2020, the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued Notice 2021-05 (the “Notice”), which provides relief for offshore renewable energy projects and renewable projects constructed on federal land. Specifically, the Notice allows the Continuity Safe Harbor to be satisfied for projects constructed offshore or on federal land if…
On Monday, December 21, 2020, the United States Congress passed a second large stimulus bill (the “Relief Bill”) aimed at curtailing the economic disruptions caused by COVID-19. The Relief Bill, among other things, extends renewable energy tax credits for wind projects, solar projects and carbon capture and sequestration and contains specific provisions addressing offshore wind farms. These extensions include a one-year extension for wind projects, a two-year extension for solar projects and a two-year extension for carbon capture and sequestration projects. President Trump is expected to sign the Relief Bill and has until December 28, 2020 to do so, when the current stopgap funding measure expires.
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Last night, Congressional leaders announced an agreement on a $900 billion COVID relief bill. While the text of the bill has not been released as of this writing, people familiar with the negotiations have indicated that the deal will extend renewable energy tax credits for wind and solar projects and the Section 45Q carbon capture…