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Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Represented battery energy storage company in the development and financing of merchant and contracted energy storage projects in the US and Europe ranging from 6 to 40 MWs
  • Represented numerous solar developers in Membership Interest Purchase Agreements selling individual projects and pools of projects ranging from 5 to 100 MWs
  • Represented various solar developers as to energy regulatory, environmental permitting, and contractual matters for projects ranging from 5 to 100 MWs
  • Represented national lender in construction, permanent and acquisition financings of individual solar projects and pools of projects ranging from 5 to 100 MWs
  • Represented pulp and paper company in development of a 51 MW biomass facility
  • Represented biomass developer in obtaining PSD non-applicability determination from EPA headquarters for a 35 MW biomass facility 
  • Represented pulp and paper manufacturer in obtaining Green-E approval that all the client’s biomass energy nationwide qualified as renewable under Green-E’s National Energy Standard
  • Represented waste-to-energy company in sale of two projects
  • Represented biofuels manufacturer in M&A acquisition matter
  • Represented renewable fuel entity in sale of one division
  • Represented solar developers in project acquisition, entitlement and tax incentive negotiation
  • Represented solar developer in land acquisition and title issues in connection with the development of 75 solar projects
  • Represented solar developer in numerous project sale transactions
  • General counsel services to solar developer, including employment agreements, installation contracts and joint venture agreements
  • Represented solar developer in merger with another solar developer
  • Represented solar developer in Fee in Lieu of Taxes negotiations and zoning matters in Jasper County, SC

We help clients manage

  • Federal, state and local tax structures and incentives
  • Permitting, environmental compliance and risk mitigation
  • Commercial disputes involving project development
  • Emerging market opportunities, including energy storage

Interdisciplinary team with experience ranging from biomass to hydro to solar to waste-to-energy projects

  • Debt and equity finance attorneys
  • Energy M&A lawyers
  • PSC/PUC energy regulatory attorneys
  • Environmental and land use counsel
  • Real estate, finance, and tax attorneys 
  • Former head of business development for publicly traded energy asset development company

Our clients span the energy sector

  • Public utilities
  • Alternative energy developers
  • Electric Cooperatives
  • Renewable Fuel Producers
  • Financial institutions
  • National, regional, local banks
  • Industrial and other large power users

Helping clients obtain Green-E approval and guiding clients on energy and capacity markets and renewable portfolio standards

Our energy group has represented developers, capital providers and state and local governments in

  • Master REC Agreement
  • Implementing Regulations Under Renewable Portfolio Standards
  • Contracted and merchant projects in RTOs
  • Renewable project development utilizing the PURPA put structure
  • Monetizing environmental intangibles such as Voluntary Emission Reductions

Our energy group services allow you to

  • Acquire and sell renewable projects, including single projects and large portfolios of projects
  • Develop alternative energy projects, including energy storage, solar, biomass, hydro, and waste-to-energy projects
  • Identify, assess and address business risks through project due diligence, including PPA, EPC, IA and related project offtake agreement reviews
  • Negotiate transactions and joint venture deals working with a legal team with practical business sense and a deep understanding of, and experience with, energy finance
  • Understand and navigate compliance issues associated with regulatory changes, including energy and capacity markets, Renewable Portfolio Standards, frequency regulation, demand response and other ancillary services

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Represented battery energy storage company in the development and financing of merchant and contracted energy storage projects in the US and Europe ranging from 6 to 40 MWs
  • Represented numerous solar developers in Membership Interest Purchase Agreements selling individual projects and pools of projects ranging from 5 to 100 MWs
  • Represented various solar developers as to energy regulatory, environmental permitting, and contractual matters for projects ranging from 5 to 100 MWs
  • Represented national lender in construction, permanent and acquisition financings of individual solar projects and pools of projects ranging from 5 to 100 MWs
  • Represented pulp and paper company in development of a 51 MW biomass facility
  • Represented biomass developer in obtaining PSD non-applicability determination from EPA headquarters for a 35 MW biomass facility 
  • Represented pulp and paper manufacturer in obtaining Green-E approval that all the client’s biomass energy nationwide qualified as renewable under Green-E’s National Energy Standard
  • Represented waste-to-energy company in sale of two projects
  • Represented biofuels manufacturer in M&A acquisition matter
  • Represented renewable fuel entity in sale of one division
  • Represented solar developers in project acquisition, entitlement and tax incentive negotiation
  • Represented solar developer in land acquisition and title issues in connection with the development of 75 solar projects
  • Represented solar developer in numerous project sale transactions
  • General counsel services to solar developer, including employment agreements, installation contracts and joint venture agreements
  • Represented solar developer in merger with another solar developer
  • Represented solar developer in Fee in Lieu of Taxes negotiations and zoning matters in Jasper County, SC
  • Practical business mindset
  • Multi-disciplinary team
  • Cost efficiency and budget predictability
  • Industry relationships with developers, lenders, and utilities

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