, Matt Love
, and Darsh Singh
, members of the firm's renewables practice, have contributed a chapter on the regulation of geothermal energy in the United States to the recently published Geothermal Transparency Guide.
The Geothermal Transparency Guide serves as a comprehensive handbook which is intended to provide an insight into the legal frameworks governing exploration, exploitation and production of electricity from geothermal resources, in countries where geothermal capacity is being harnessed or is available for harnessing.
An electronic version of the entire publication can be accessed here.
Van Ness Feldman advises clients and investors developing, owning, and operating geothermal resources and electric generation projects on the unique complexities surrounding the development of resources on, or that affect, federal lands. We also provide clients with regulatory gap-analysis, develop and execute alternative siting and permitting strategies for state, local and private lands, and advise on transmission and interconnection issues. In addition to our project development and regulatory services, we also are actively involved on behalf of our clients in federal policy formulation and legislation affecting the geothermal sector.