Structuring Construction and Tax Equity Bridge Financings for Wind, Solar and Battery Storage Projects
Reducing Legal Risk and Maximizing Client Income Opportunities Through Financing, Tax Incentives, and Documentation
Note: CPE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide energy and finance counsel with a briefing on certain critical legal, tax, and financing issues in wind, solar and battery storage projects. The panel will also review avenues to obtain financing for the project and leverage existing tax incentives.
- Review of common ownership and bridge financing structures and documentation
- Overview of tax incentives and benefits available for wind, solar and battery storage projects, including extensions and changes introduced in the Inflation Reduction Act
- Change of control, collateral, sponsor credit support and other financing issues
- Contract issues arising in connection with wind, solar and battery storage projects
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How are construction and tax equity bridge financings structured for wind, solar and battery storage projects?
- What are the unique issues in negotiating and structuring such financings?
- How do various contract terms and deal issues affect financing and tax incentives?
- What impact has the Inflation Reduction Act had on available tax incentives and benefits for such projects?
Mr. Avila is of counsel in the Energy and Infrastructure practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the... | Read More
Mr. Avila is of counsel in the Energy and Infrastructure practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. He focuses on project development and finance, private equity, subordinated and mezzanine debt, private placement offerings, asset acquisitions and dispositions, and other corporate transactions in the natural gas, renewable energy and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Avila’s clients include both sponsors and lenders, including major corporations, developers, equity investors, investment banks and other institutional investors, banks and financial institutions.Close
Robert N. Freedman
Mr. Freedman focuses on finance and development, asset acquisitions and dispositions and complex work-outs and... | Read More
Mr. Freedman focuses on finance and development, asset acquisitions and dispositions and complex work-outs and restructurings of infrastructure assets, internationally and in the U.S. He represents developers, lenders and other parties across the breadth of infrastructure sectors, including power, renewables and sustainable development, oil and gas (upstream and downstream) and transportation.Close
Ms. LaBerge provides advice on a wide range of domestic and international transactional tax matters. She has experience... | Read More
Ms. LaBerge provides advice on a wide range of domestic and international transactional tax matters. She has experience representing corporations, private equity funds, and financial institutions in the federal, state, and local tax arenas.Close