Thomas "Tom" Havens is a partner in Day Pitney's Energy and Utility Law department. His practice is focused on the renewable energy sector. He has advised U.S. and foreign developers, investors, utilities, lenders and other market participants on numerous transactions involving the development, construction, acquisition, sale and financing of wind, solar and other renewable energy projects.
In addition to his work in the renewable power sector, Tom has represented electric utilities, power generators and lenders in the acquisition and financing of nuclear, coal and gas-fired electric generating facilities. He also regularly advises clients on U.S. federal and state energy-related legislation and incentive programs, including state renewable portfolio standards.
Assisted a Southwestern U.S. electric utility company in the negotiation of power purchase agreements for a total of 87 MW of solar PV projects in New Mexico and Texas
Represented a Midwestern U.S. utility company in connection with the acquisition of the development assets for a 101 MW wind energy project located in Oklahoma
Assisted a global diversified energy company in connection with the construction, installation and lease financing of approximately 7 MW of solar PV energy systems at multiple campuses of a community college in CaliforniaAssisted a Midwestern U.S. commercial bank in connection with the construction and term loan financing for a 139 MW wind power project located in Pennsylvania
Represented a global energy company in its acquisition of a U.S. and Canadian wind energy project portfolioRepresented a U.S. solar energy developer in its acquisition of a portfolio of distributed solar PV projects located in California
Assisted an investor in connection with joint ventures with U.S. solar project developers and related secured loan arrangements with such developersRepresented a global energy company in the negotiation of the purchase of three proposed solar PV projects in California and Arizona, totaling 35 MW
Represented a U.S. solar project developer in its sale of a 2.4 MW solar PV project built on a closed landfill in New YorkAdvised a Southwestern U.S. electric utility company in the negotiation of a power purchase agreement for a proposed 48 MW wood-waste biomass power plant in New Mexico