January roundup of ESF research and events



2013 ended with a wide range of regulatory activity, from proposed 2014 energy-related tax incentives and finalized state GHG emission regulations (RGGI), to record residential solar installations and natural gas production.  ESF Research examined the details and implications of the recent developments. Select ESF Research featured below:

Senate Finance Committee Proposes Energy Tax Incentive Reforms - read more

Massachusetts Finalizes Emissions Regulations - read more

Q3 2013 Solar Market Report Shows Record Residential PV Growth - read more

Record Progress in Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production - read more

ESF Premium Research: RGGI Updated Model Rule Revives Stagnant Carbon Market
On February 7, 2013, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) released the Updated Model Rule, which lowers the emissions cap from 165 million short tons CO2 in 2013 to 91 million short tons CO2 in 2014. The lower cap aligns with current emissions levels, and has revived the stagnant RGGI CO2 allowance market. - read more

ESF Calendar
Featured January Event:
27th Annual Exnet Power and Gas M&A Symposium - an SNL Energy National Conference
January 28-29, 2014
The Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, New York, NY
Conference Registration and Details
For over 25 years, the Power and Gas M&A Symposium has been a must-attend event – an outstanding opportunity to learn from (and network with) senior executives and advisors representing the most successful organizations across the industry. Topics range from the state of M&A activity to the impact of regulatory reform, capital considerations, due diligence and much more. Together, we'll discuss the issues that matter most in today's economic environment, giving you critical insight to optimize your growth strategy. And don't miss the special pre-conference workshop on Jan. 27: Strategic Themes and Insights for the Power and Gas Industry. Savings are available for multiple attendees. Space is limited, register here.