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Our energy industry attorneys can help you capitalize on the new energy economy with expertise in changing regulations and new technologies. We offer full-service and local counsel advice for the successful development of your energy projects and agreements.

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Powering the Future

Whether you operate a public utility, are a large energy user, aim to develop an energy project, or have another energy matter at hand, hiring legal counsel that understands energy law is crucial. We can help you navigate this complex environment.

Our interdisciplinary team assists clients as they transition to and capitalize on the new energy economy. Our attorneys have significant knowledge in energy regulation and approvals, environmental and other permitting, real estate, construction contracting, tax credit and other project finance, power purchase agreements, facility leasing, competitive grant writing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Our areas of expertise include:

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Inflation Reduction Act and Financial Incentives

We help clients leverage IRA tax incentive and funding opportunities to implement projects for ESG and sustainability goals, develop projects to produce clean energy for sale, and secure other competitive grants. We provide advice regarding structuring projects to maximize the combined value of grant, tax, and other incentives.

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

We help clients take advantage of funding under this act, including for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

Renewable Energy Project Development And Permitting

Our expertise includes the development, operation, and sale of renewable energy and microgrid facilities. We provide strategic input on energy cost-saving and sustainability opportunities, often significantly reducing project implementation costs. We represent clients in all aspects of renewable energy project development from advising on ownership and financing structures to permitting to defending clients that are targets of EPA and state agency regulatory enforcement. 

Clean Technology Manufacturing

We advise clients on structuring business activities, competitive positioning, applying for government incentives, securing debt and equity financing, protecting intellectual property, and facility siting. We have considerable experience negotiating purchase and supply agreements that reflect sophisticated design requirements and clean energy certification and qualification standards.

Electric Vehicle Strategies

We regularly collaborate with clients on electric vehicle strategies and projects, including projects involving EV charging infrastructure.

Energy Project Acquisition and Sale

We offer a full suite of business transaction services, including due diligence, bid preparation and review, risk assessment, and deal negotiation. We represent clients in large, complex acquisitions and divestitures of power generation facilities, including solar, wind, hydroelectric, natural gas, and co-generation facilities, nuclear power plants, and ethanol plants.

PSCW Approval And Utility Regulation And Litigation

We are experienced in obtaining Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) approvals from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for energy projects as well as local approvals. We represent utilities, investors, and customers in proceedings, litigation, and other administrative matters involving state and federal regulatory agencies.

Power Purchase Agreements And Related Agreements

We have deep experience in negotiating power purchase agreements, energy equipment leases, site leases, and related agreements to allow for the cost-effective and tax-incentivized development of clean energy projects.

State, Municipal, and School District Energy Development

We have advised the State of Wisconsin and Wisconsin agencies on critical clean energy policy matters and assist state, local, and school district entities in the development of renewable energy and large energy efficiency projects.

Tribal Energy Development And Regulatory Authority

We represent tribes nationwide on:

  • Securing competitive federal grants for energy projects
  • Developing federal grant and tax credit financing strategies to fund clean energy projects and sustainable housing developments with no upfront tribal capital spending
  • Development of on-reservation energy projects for sale to the grid
  • Regulating, taxing, and charging appropriate right-of-way fees on the reservation

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