Hybrid Renewable Energy Projects: Deal Structures, Finance, Easements and Other Property Rights
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide energy counsel guidance on the real estate, financing, and regulatory compliance challenges in developing hybrid renewable energy projects. The panel will discuss key compliance challenges in combining energy storage facilities with solar and wind generation or photovoltaic systems and real estate challenges, such as property rights, easements, and resolving prior mortgage issues. The panel will also discuss effective deal structures for financing, tax equity, owner and offtake requirements, and mitigating risks for hybrid renewable energy projects.
- Recent developments hybrid renewable energy
- Regulatory obstacles and methods to avoid them
- Property rights and other real estate challenges
- Deal structures and related issues
- Best practices for hybrid renewable energy compliance
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Understanding regulatory issues of hybrid renewable energy projects
- Negotiating and structuring deals for the development of hybrid energy projects and key provisions
- Common real estate and property rights obstacles and methods to avoid them
- Grasping key tax issues and mechanisms to avoid unintended tax liability
Scott D. Deatherage
S Deatherage Law
Over the last 30 years of his career, Mr. Deatherage has focused his practice on energy, environment, water, and... | Read More
Over the last 30 years of his career, Mr. Deatherage has focused his practice on energy, environment, water, and climate change. As a partner in nationally known large law firms, he has worked with clients to solve regulatory challenges and to capitalize on emerging technologies such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, blockchain, artificial intelligence and energy storage. He now has his own law firm.
Mr. Deatherage graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, and was the Articles Editor of the Harvard Environmental Law Review. He taught Climate Change Law at the University of Texas Law School and published a book Carbon Trading Law and Practice.
In the energy context, Scott has worked with clients on electricity generation projects totaling more than $5 billion, including:
• Over 55 solar projects, including the Webberville Solar Project near Austin – at the time, the largest solar project in Texas.
• Wind projects in west Texas and other states.
• Distributed solar leases, power purchase agreements for residential and commercial installations.
• Energy efficiency and storage contracts, including negotiation on behalf of an energy efficiency company with a multi-national company for deployment of client technology in over 15 countries.
• Negotiated over 45 ground leases for solar farms.
• Worked on anaerobic digestion projects.
• Represented clients in landfill gas to energy projects.
Mr. Deatherage has advised clients on natural gas power plant, biofuels, gas to liquid, wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects, including siting and environmental permits and other legal issues, and has advised clients regarding government and utility incentives relating to renewable and energy efficiency projects, as well as property tax exemptions and abatement.Close
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Mr. Bobovich has been working on energy transactions for over a decade, with particular experience in renewables.... | Read More
Mr. Bobovich has been working on energy transactions for over a decade, with particular experience in renewables. During this time, he has negotiated all manner of project contracts, including M&A transactions, power purchase agreements, hedges, construction and procurement, interconnection and transmission, and operations and maintenance. Recently, he negotiated several turnkey build transfers.Close
Joy Mason Roman
Associate General Counsel
Ms. Roman is a renewable energy professional and real estate attorney (leasing, acquisitions, dispositions,... | Read More
Ms. Roman is a renewable energy professional and real estate attorney (leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, and due diligence) with nearly two decades of experience in general practice, corporate, credit and debt litigation, federal appellate practice. She assists Invenergy's commercial and development departments by reviewing and revising site control opportunities, securing land rights, permits, and entitlements, resolving title issues including oil, gas, and mineral rights, waivers; managing seller side real estate due diligence; provide insight into the negotiation of purchase & sale agreements.Close
Early Discount (through 10/29/21)
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Early Discount (through 10/29/21)
You may pre-order a recording to listen at your convenience. Recordings are available 48 hours after the webinar. Strafford will process CLE credit for one person on each recording. All formats include course handouts.