Hodgson Russ has been involved in renewable energy from the earliest days of hydropower, to the first successful defense of a permit denial due to excess greenhouse gas emissions. We have counseled clients on every aspect of the unique policy and legal issues facing renewable energy projects, from earliest project concept through regulatory approvals, financing, construction and successful operation.
As the renewable energy industry grows at an exponential rate and faces potentially game changing policies at the State and Federal levels, businesses and public entities involved in this sector require an experienced legal team that combines knowledge in the field with a solid foundation in all applicable areas of law.
Hodgson Russ’s multidisciplinary renewable energy team guides clients through virtually every aspect of project development, financing, construction, and implementation. Whether drafting land option and lease terms along with easement agreements, guiding environmental review and permitting processes at the local, state and federal levels, preparing corporate operating agreements or asset acquisition documentation, advising on insurance coverage and supply chain contracts, acting as finance counsel, or defending projects and permits in judicial and administrative forums, Hodgson Russ attorneys combine their knowledge in alternative energy with solid legal real estate, zoning/land use, environmental, energy regulation, corporate, tax, intellectual property, finance, and litigation skills.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is an international law firm operating out of 12 offices in the US, Europe and Asia. We provide a broad range of legal services to many of the world’s leading commercial, financial and industrial enterprises, as well as to institutions, individuals and governments. With one of the largest and most experienced project finance teams of any major law firm, we represent the full spectrum of project participants, including lenders, underwriters, sponsors, project joint ventures, contractors, government agencies and multilateral institutions. Milbank’s team of solar energy attorneys draws upon vast experience in the areas of energy regulation, finance, tax, real estate, bankruptcy, litigation, anti-trust and licensing to provide tailored legal solutions to match the needs of our clients. We have represented some of the largest solar energy project sponsors and investment funds, and have been involved in some of largest solar energy construction and project financings projects to date.
Stoel Rives is a Business law firm providing corporate and litigation services to a wide range of clients throughout the United States. The firm has over 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in eight states. Stoel Rives is regarded as a leader in energy, real estate, project development, land use and construction, natural resources.
VERT Solar Finance exists to reinvent energy. We are changing the world by enabling leaders to develop solar projects. We share our financing solutions to speed the completion of solar projects with the aim of driving our nation, and the world, towards profitable environmentally conscious investments. Our vision is to lead the deployment of technology and financing to efficiently speed the delivery of sustainable energy solutions.
Viking Cold Solutions is a thermal energy management company focused on making the world’s cold storage systems more efficient. Their Thermal Energy Storage Systems have saved their clients over 7,733 MWh of energy, reduced carbon footprint by over 3,900 metric tons, and mitigated over $13M of product loss. Their team has deep expertise in cold storage energy management, supermarket energy management, and thermal energy storage systems. Viking Cold provides environmentally friendly thermal energy storage that reduces operational costs and business risk for cold storage and supermarkets with high refrigeration-based energy loads. The company is expanding rapidly throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Inaccess provides innovative centralized management solutions for Renewable Energy and Telecom infrastructures with global presence (in Americas, Europe and Asia), mostly offered on a turn-key basis. With its recent strategic partnership with Draker in the US and a cumulative portfolio of more than 6.5GWp across 4,000+ sites, our technical solutions have established a significant track record. Our objective is to provide high quality solutions to our clients (Utilities, EPCs, O&Ms, Developers and Funds) for better and effective management of their renewable assets. In 2014 & 2015, Inaccess with Draker have been acknowledged as: • #3 independent monitoring provider for the utility-scale PV segment globally (in MW) As of end of 2016: • 6.5GW worldwide of which 2.5GW are located in the US Our mission is to help our customers build and operate effectively their valuable renewable assets throughout a mix of state-of-the-art systems, intelligent software and value added services.
RECOM is the largest PV module manufacturing company in Europe and a comprehensive solar solutions provider. Innovation, superior quality, financial solidity, and a proven track record in projects worldwide are the cornerstones of the business that have made RECOM the preferred choice for both high efficiency PV modules and solar solutions globally. Established in 2007, RECOM has marked a fast and steady growth as a PV module manufacturer and an IPP with worldwide presence. Deeply involved in a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects in both mature and emerging markets, RECOM’s success is based on a network of trusted partners and investors. Our team is made up of innovators and experts from all corners of the globe, who instill the company’s mission –to advocate global commitment to social and environmental considerations, promote the benefits of solar power and the switch to cleaner, safer and affordable energy.
Repower Capital offers a more efficient way to get your projects funded. Our innovative matching engine streamlines renewable energy capital raising by using granular data to connect promising projects with more than $100 billion of profiled capital sources. We help developers access potential project finance sources by enabling institutional investors to quickly and confidentially assess vetted projects, and access our transparent financial models, detailed analyst notes, and structured data room. We serve developers of solar, wind, storage, biomass, and other renewable energy projects requiring at least $10 million equity, tax equity, or debt financing. Our affiliate Repower Capital Network, LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC, offers investment banking transactional services.