Industries

Energy & Cleantech

Developers, lenders, and public agencies and municipalities look to Sherin and Lodgen’s Energy and Cleantech attorneys to navigate complexities in the energy and cleantech industry. We have a particular expertise in representing clients in renewable energy such as solar, wind, hydro, and energy storage.

We represent these clients in a broad range of matters including:

  • Acquisition
  • Assessment of carbon footprint for operations
  • Due diligence
  • Financing and financing alternatives (including Solar Tax Credits, New Market Tax Credits, Investment Tax Credits, and other tax incentives)
  • Leasing (including ground and rooftop for solar arrays)
  • License agreements
  • Litigation
  • Permitting
  • Petroleum distribution agreements
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Supply contracts
  • Lender in bridge, construction to term, and permanent financing of both operating and to be constructed Solar PV Installations.
  • Wholesale petroleum distribution company in the negotiation of petroleum supply agreements and litigation related to those agreements in the context of the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA).
  • The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company in connection with hydrogen fueling facility leases for locations in Massachusetts and New Jersey.
  • Large petroleum distribution company in connection with environmental issues arising from acquisition of a portfolio of 65 gasoline station properties
  • Large regional electrical generating company in connection with acquisition, development and management of key locations for generation and transmission of power
  • Electrical generators
  • Independent power producers
  • Municipalities
  • Petroleum supply and distribution companies
  • Public agencies
  • Renewable energy lenders, investors, and developers

Getting Up to Speed: FERC’s Attempt to Update PURPA

By Tanya M. Larrabee on November 06, 2019
On September 19, 2019, in an effort to modernize the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), the Federal...

Sherin and Lodgen represents Wellesley Bank in financing for two solar facilities in Massachusetts

By Sherin and Lodgen on October 25, 2019
Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Renewable Energy Practice Group represented Wellesley Bank in the financing for two ground-mounted solar facilities in...

What’s Up With Offshore Wind?

By Tyler N. Ballew on October 08, 2019
image of offshore wind farm
In August, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the branch of the Department of the Interior tasked with managing...

Sherin and Lodgen represents the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P. in acquisition of 17-site solar portfolio

By Sherin and Lodgen on September 11, 2019
solar sits stock photo
Sherin and Lodgen’s Renewable Energy Group represented the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. as local counsel...

Beware the Fine Print: Old Maxim with Modern Application in the Renewable Energy Industry

By John C. La Liberte on July 11, 2019
Businessman looking through a magnifying glass to contract
In the international, fast paced, ever-changing renewable energy industry, market participants typically focus on essential business terms: price, build quality,...