Energy and Renewables


Carmody represents owners, developers, municipalities and suppliers in all aspects of renewable energy matters, including:

  • Power generation
  • Commercial arrangements
  • Siting and permitting
  • Real estate
  • Enabling agreements
  • Financial considerations

Whether your transaction is conventional or more complex, we provide comprehensive legal services and strategic counsel to help navigate and close green power transactions quickly and efficiently.

With experience gained with some of the first U.S. independent power development projects through today’s development of clean energy technologies, our attorneys have a deep understanding of client needs, in both the public and private sectors, and experience across a broad spectrum of clean energy generation matters, including:

Power Generation

    • Offshore wind farms
    • Onshore wind Farms
    • Solar photovoltaic systems
    • Fuel cells
    • Biomass and biofuel systems
    • Energy storage
    • Hydropower systems, including hydroelectricity projects
    • Geothermal systems
    • Landfill gas
    • Alternate fuels (waste streams)
    • Energy recovery generators

Commercial Arrangements

    • Microgrids
    • Virtual and traditional net metering agreements
    • Corporate offtake
    • Educational institutions
    • Shared facilities
    • Divestitures
    • Requests for Proposals
    • Project management
    • Strategic planning

Siting & Permitting

    • State regulatory requirements
    • Federal considerations
    • Local and municipal requirements
    • Appeals

Real Estate

    • Site leases
    • Brownfields
    • Easements
    • Licenses
    • Zoning
    • Interconnection routes

Enabling Agreements

    • Power purchase agreements
    • Renewable energy credit sales including LREC and ZREC
    • Performance guarantee agreements
    • Construction contracts
    • Equipment procurement
    • Purchase and sale agreements
    • Operation and maintenance agreements
    • Interconnection agreements
    • Contracts for differences
    • Project labor agreements

Financial Considerations

    • Financings
    • Energy efficiency and savings
    • Income tax matters
    • Tax incentives
    • Property tax including abatements and PILOTS
    • State incentives

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