Day Pitney's energy attorneys represent developers, power and renewable energy certificate (REC) purchasers, and investors on matters relating to the development, interconnection, siting and commercial operation of offshore wind projects and their associated transmission facilities.
Our attorneys have counseled clients on a diverse array of offshore wind matters. Our team includes lawyers focusing primarily on energy law, siting, real estate, finance and insolvency, mergers and acquisitions, tax, and intellectual property. Day Pitney lawyers bring decades of experience advising clients across the full life cycle of wind projects. We handle project development and permitting, interconnection, construction, project financing, wholesale market participation, tax and regulatory advice, partnerships and mergers and acquisitions, and representation of offshore wind projects in federal and state regulatory proceedings. Day Pitney's team of experienced energy attorneys is at the forefront of developments in the offshore wind space and has worked on the cutting edge of the industry's leading wind energy efforts.
Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Serving as counsel to a major offshore wind developer on siting, state regulatory, real estate, independent system operator/regional transmission organization (ISO/RTO) participation and interconnection issues relating to the development of an offshore wind project of up to approximately 2,400 MW
Assisted two New England utility companies in the negotiation of power purchase agreements for five offshore wind-generating facilities
Assisted a Northeastern U.S. utility in the acquisition of real estate, permits and intellectual property related to the construction of the undersea transmission facilities associated with an offshore wind generating facility
Assisting an offshore wind project developer on intellectual property issues
Advising an existing power plant owner on offshore wind projects seeking to interconnect at its site
On September 11, Beth Barton will serve as the moderator at "Tapping into the Power of Offshore Wind - A Conversation with the Women Making it Happen," a joint meeting of the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) and New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE).
Day Pitney Boston-based Energy Counsel Eric Runge was quoted in Engineering News-Record article, "U.S. Offshore Wind: Moving Power to the People." Runge discussed how interconnection queue delays can impact power purchase agreements.