Repurposing Fossil Fuel Assets for Renewable Energy: Legal Implications, Deal Structures, Managing Regulatory Issues
A live 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE course will guide energy counsel on the processes and legal challenges for adapting or repurposing fossil fuel assets for the energy transition. The panel will discuss legal implications for adapting assets to become greener, repurposing as an alternative to decommissioning and stranded assets, possible deal structures for adapting or repurposing assets, and managing federal and state law challenges.
- Applicable federal regulations and guidance
- Repurposing fossil assets
- Deal structures
- State law considerations and challenges
- Best practices for energy counsel and owners
The panel will discuss these and other key issues:
- What impact do federal regulations and recent developments have on transitioning fossil fuel assets to new uses?
- What are the key considerations for adapting or repurposing fossil fuel assets for renewables?
- What are the challenges and key provisions when structuring deals for the adapting or reuse of fossil fuel assets?
- What are the federal and state law challenges and best practices for counsel to overcome them?
E. Gail Suchman
Ms. Suchman is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the... | Read More
Ms. Suchman is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the firm's New York office. She has more than 30 years’ experience in all facets of environmental and energy law and policy, advising clients on transactions, litigation and regulatory matters. Her practice includes permitting and compliance, transactional due diligence, litigation and legislative matters. Ms. Suchman works closely with real estate and industrial developers on traditional environmental and land use matters, as well as community and governmental matters, sustainability, and resilience. is a member of the firm’s ESG and Sustainability team and advises clients on disclosure rules in connection with climate impacts and “green advertising.” She works on renewable energy and energy storage projects, the conversion of traditional refineries to biofuel production, and carbon capture and sequestration.Close
Mark F. Sundback
Mr. Sundback is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the... | Read More
Mr. Sundback is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. He has been engaged in the representation of energy industry participants before federal and state agencies charged with jurisdiction over energy markets and their participants since 1981. His representations have focused on the rates, terms and conditions associated with gaining access to regulated energy transmission systems, transactions involving changes in ownership of jurisdictional assets and unbundling matters.Close