January 17, 2019| Blog
January 8, 2019| Blog
The New Year has officially arrived, bringing with it exciting goals and predictions for the clean energy industry around the world. According to projected trends published by Forbes and the Open Energy Market, there are several key developments to look for in the upcoming year.
January 7, 2019| Blog
For the first time ever, electric vehicle (EV) sales growth is surpassing internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle sales growth in China.
November 15, 2018| Blog
Following the November 6th United States Federal elections, Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) is expected to become the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Pallone issued a statement on the Democrats winning the House majority, indicating his intent to take on the role of Chairman. “Last night’s election results were a big win for our nation and for the American people. In the coming days, I will be asking my Democratic colleagues for their support to lead our party as Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.”
August 30, 2018| Blog
Do you work for an impact company, or know an impact company that is leveraging the engine of capitalism for greater profit and greater good?
August 15, 2018| Blog
The Massachusetts restrictive covenant legal landscape is set to shift dramatically with a new law limiting the use and enforcement of non-competition agreements by employers – effective October 1. In a post on our Mintz teammates’ Employment Blog, they review the new law’s requirements, discuss the legal and practical implications of the law, and outline action items for employers.
Mintz Publishes Article for the National Association of Corporate Directors about the Opportunities and Challenges Sustainability Presents Boards
August 13, 2018| Blog
As the sustainability movement grows, so too do the ambiguities under which boards of directors govern. In this article published by the National Association of Corporate Directors, Thomas R. Burton and Benjamin D. Stone provide suggestions for how boards can navigate this exciting but still developing sector and help corporations generate both profits and positive impact.
August 10, 2018| Blog
A law recently enacted by the Massachusetts legislature and signed by Governor Charlie Baker will increase the use of renewable fuels to produce electricity, allow the development of more offshore wind farms, enable more technologies to qualify for energy efficiency incentives and increase the use of technologies that store electricity.
August 3, 2018| Blog
A hot new area for the development of energy efficiency storage technology is refrigeration. Last month, this blog covered the recent success of Mintz client Axiom Exergy.
July 23, 2018| Blog
At the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) latest Emerging Trends Seriesforum on July 11, 2018, leaders from the clean energy industry and the public sector convened to discuss the future of energy efficiency in the Northeast.
June 26, 2018| Blog
It has been over two years since Governor Baker enacted the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program, and nearly one year since the state’s Department of Energy Resources (DOER) released its final set of proposed regulations for the program.
June 19, 2018| Blog
A recent change to Section 3(c)(1) of the Investment Company Act may make it easier for small venture capital funds and certain special purpose vehicles to raise capital.
June 2018 Leader in the News: Axiom Exergy Closes $7.6 Million Series A with a New Thermal Storage Model for Grocery Stores
June 12, 2018| Blog
In May, Mintz Levin client Axiom Exergy closed an impressive $7.6 million Series A round to scale its cold-storage device for grocery stores, bringing its total fundraising to $12.5 million.
June 5, 2018| Blog
In a report titled Moving Electrons, investment firm Village Capital highlighted the transportation sector as the next big focal point for cleantech investors seeking opportunities to support firms and sectors that are likely to significantly reduce carbon emissions.
June 4, 2018| Blog
On May 10, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to discuss the state of the country’s electric transmission infrastructure. This hearing was a continuation of the Subcommittee on Energy’s Powering America series, a series of hearings dedicated to examining aspects of the nation’s power sector.
New Report Highlights Offshore Wind as the Future of Energy in the Northeast; ML Strategies Client Deepwater Wind Ready to Lead the Way for Massachusetts
May 8, 2018| Blog
Wind is blowing up in the Commonwealth! A report from Environment Massachusetts shows that offshore wind could help power the state’s electricity needs 19 times over – and major generators are already working to make it happen.
May 3, 2018| Blog
This month we are excited to highlight our client NBD Nanotechnologies! The Boston-based innovator recently secured an $8 million Series B financing to further grow its business while continuing to innovate within its proprietary platform focused on specialty chemical products that change the surface properties of materials like glass and plastic.
May 2, 2018| Blog
On April 12, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on “The Fiscal Year 2019 Department of Energy Budget” with testimony from Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
March 16, 2018| Blog
For all the publicity generated by the recent increase in value of Bitcoin, as well as the generally increasing awareness of the existence of blockchain technology, Greentech Media’s recent Blockchain in Energy Forum 2018 held in New York City demonstrated that the technology is incredibly young and all stakeholders—utilities, regulators, entrepreneurs, consumers and investors—are still struggling with the ultimate impact of distributed ledger systems.
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