Meet the Co-chairs - TAGLAW
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Meet the Co-chairs - TIAG
Richey, May & Co.
Contact: Att. Berna Asik Zibela; Erdem & Erdem (Turkey)
Under the "Law on Use of Renewable Energy Resources for Electric Energy Generation" ("Renewable Energy Law"), renewable energy resources are listed as hydraulic, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, biogas (including landfill gas), wave, current and tidal energy, which are non-fossil energy resources.
Contact: James Plumb, Partner and Audine Bartlett, Senior Associate; Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
The Victorian Government has recently announced a hold on all onshore gas exploration work plans, effectively grinding to a halt coal seam, shale, tight and conventional gas exploration and development in the State of Victoria.
Contact: James Plumb and Audine Bartlett; Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
Since the implementation of the Strategic Cropping Act 2011 (Qld) (SCL Act), the Queensland Government has continued to monitor the concerns of the agricultural industry and regional landholders regarding ongoing resource development.
Contact: James Plumb and Andrew Shute; Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
The Queensland Court of Appeal has recently been asked to consider the legal effect of an election notice issued pursuant to the negotiated access and compensation regime under the Queensland petroleum legislation.
Recent news that the government is to cut support for solar and onshore wind projects should not deter farmers from investing in the renewable technology.
According to Mark Neath, director at accountant Old Mill (Somerset, England - TIAG), there is still plenty of support for the Feed in Tariff and Renewable Obligation Certificate schemes, despite the recent negative headlines. “The announcement actually related to a new support scheme, not – as many people thought - affecting the existing FiT and ROC payments,” he says.