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With more than 15 years of experience, Lynn Fountain advises clients on the development, financing, acquisition and divestiture of energy projects and distributed energy resources. She has extensive experience in structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements, including power and REC purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction contracts, and operation, maintenance and other service contracts, as well as purchase and sale, joint venture and financing agreements.
Prior to returning to Day Pitney, Lynn was on the faculty of the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she taught courses in renewable energy law and energy regulation and policy, and developed and managed the Center for Energy and Environmental Law.
Represented large not-for-profit in purchase of solar PV systems for multiple facilities
Represented natural gas pipeline company in $290 million private placement refinancing
Represented borrower in $100 million credit facility for purchase of business
Represented competitive energy company in $7.5 million sale of backup generators
Drafted and negotiated EPC agreement for distributed solar and battery storage project
Drafted and negotiated power supply agreement on behalf of data center developer
Represented competitive energy company in joint development of a demand response/battery storage program for commercial and industrial customers
Drafted and negotiated power purchase agreements for offshore wind facilities in the Northeast
Represented large investor-owned utility in divestitures of fossil, hydro and nuclear generation facilities and competitive wholesale energy business Drafted and negotiated licensing and user agreements related to carbon and REC trading systems
Negotiated agreements and drafted rules for New England's Generation Information System (GIS) for tracking renewable and other attributes associated with electric generation
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Energy and Natural Resources, 2009-2010
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Pro Bono Partnership, 2004-2010, 2018-present