Renewable Energy Projects on Tribal Lands: Regulatory Authority, Development, Financing Structures
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide renewable energy and utility counsel guidance on developing and financing renewable energy projects on tribal lands. The speakers will discuss the development and operation of renewable energy projects on tribal lands, federal and state regulatory authority, infrastructure, and financing structures.
- The current state of renewable energy development on tribal lands
- Regulatory authority
- Tribal jurisdiction
- Federal, state, and local jurisdiction
- Investment and financing arrangements
- Development and operational considerations
- Tribal ownership
- Non-tribal ownership
- Deal structure
- Best practices for counsel and operators
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the current considerations for the development and regulation of renewable energy projects on tribal lands?
- Who has jurisdiction over projects on tribal lands?
- What must be done to successfully site, permit, and develop the projects?
- What financing options and deal structures are available and what are the key considerations for investors?
Benjamin A. Mayer
Mr. Mayer's practice focuses on environmental, energy, and utility law and regulation, and American Indian law. He... | Read More
Mr. Mayer's practice focuses on environmental, energy, and utility law and regulation, and American Indian law. He helps public and private clients navigate federal and state environmental cleanup and land use laws and regulations, including Superfund laws and environmental policy acts. Mr. Mayer also advises clients on federal and state energy laws and regulations, including utility regulatory and public policy issues, related to, among other things, the development, acquisition, and optimization of energy and energy efficiency resources.Close
Endre M. Szalay
Mr. Szalay is an associate in the environment, land and natural resources group in the Seattle office. He assists a... | Read More
Mr. Szalay is an associate in the environment, land and natural resources group in the Seattle office. He assists a broad range of clients, including public entities, utilities, small businesses, and large corporations, in developing compliance strategies to solve complex problems. Mr. Szalay's practice focuses on compliance counseling under the full suite of environmental statutes, with an emphasis on the Clean Water Act (CWA); National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state equivalents; Endangered Species Act (ESA); and the Comprehensive, Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and state equivalents.Close