Steward’s Journal February 2021

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See the Progress our Client, What Cheer Flower Farm is Making

The three women behind What Cheer Flower Farm tore up a parking lot and planted a field of flowers, which they donate to those in need of good cheer. We are very proud to have helped them make that happen as their counsel. Read all about them in this Eco RI news...

Response to Projo’s January 2018 Editorials on Energy

Here’s more commentary questioning when our Providence Journal will see the path to a cheaper and cleaner energy future rather than wallowing away in business as usual: ProJo Spouts More Hot Air, Guest MINDSETTER™ Seth Handy Responding to the January 1, 2018 and...

Seth Handy: ISO’s Visit & All That Gas

Here is an article in Go Local Prov about our reply to a Providence Journal’s applause for ISO NE’s visit and call for more big power infrastructure in a closed meeting: Guest MINDSETTER™ Handy: ISO’s Visit & All That Gas The original Providence Journal piece is...

C-PACE presentation to Rhode Island Bar Association

Seth Handy makes C-PACE presentation to the Rhode Island Bar Association with Michael Baer (Senior Advisor, RI Infrastructure Bank) and Jessica Bailey (CEO Greenworks Lending). You can WATCH THE PRESENTATION HERE...

Efforts to Preserve Historic Waterfront Farmland

Here’s coverage in the 9.5.17 Rhody Beat regarding our efforts to preserve historic waterfront farmland that the Town of Warren has planned to preserve under their Comprehensive Plan: Tug-of-war over Touisset development

What Cheer Flower Farm

What Cheer Flower Farm was started by three women who tore up a parking lot and planted a field of flowers, which they donate to those in need of good cheer. We are very proud to have helped them make that happen as their counsel. Read all about them in this Eco RI...

 

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Recent Stewardship

❖ Won zoning use variance for a large solar project on a former gravel pit in Burrillville.

❖ Filed mechanics lien case and recovered fees owed for site preparation on renewable energy project.

❖ Appealing utility transmission system charges imposed on local renewable energy projects interconnecting to the distribution system.

❖ RI Attorney General granted our appeal for records the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers exchanged with National Grid during RIPUC’s docket on transmission charges (docket 4981).  The documents showed extensive collaboration between the regulator and the “regulated.”

❖ Advocating against threat to net metering in RI by ensuring that all benefits of  local renewables are accounted for in Office of Energy Resources reports on the proposed expansion of community net metering and in the alternative analyses for RI’s pursuit of 100 percent renewables by 2030.

❖ Challenging municipal practice of taxing renewable energy projects twice, for their tangible and real property value.

❖ Negotiated off-take and real estate agreements for renewable energy projects.

Other News & Resources

❖ Check out our LinkedIn Page for updates and commentary on the energy industry. https://www.linkedin.com/company/handy-law-llc

❖ Helen introduced a Building Energy Reporting Ordinance to help Providence achieve its climate goals while improving its building stock and saving money on conserved energy.

❖ Seth rejoined the board of the Nonviolence Institute to help their great work on building MLK’s “beloved community.”

❖ Justin Somelofske joined the programming committee for the Young Professionals in Energy – Boston Chapter.  If you want to get involved let Justin know.