Why Conn.’s Renewable Program Survived A Legal Challenge

Law360, New York (July 14, 2017, 11:39 AM EDT) -- On June 28, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected challenges to Connecticut’s renewable energy procurement process and renewable energy credit program (Allco Fin. Ltd. v. Robert J. Klee (Docket Nos. 16-2946, 16-2949)). In doing so, the Second Circuit preserved the flexibility of states to enact programs to support renewable energy, and became the first federal court to apply the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Hughes v. Talen Energy (136 S. Ct. 1288 (2016)).

While the Second Circuit’s decision raises some questions...
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