Finance

ENERGY FINANCE 
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Energy law is continually changing as new technologies, policies and projects evolve. 
Contact the energy law experts listed below for consultations. 
 
  • National – Ardi Arian – Suntech Power Development America LLC  ardi.arian@stpdam.com 646-617-1113 
    Suntech Power Development America is a fully vertically integrated Independent Power Producer (IPP). We have over 2GW of solar power plants operating globally. Our US team is focusing on CCAs that serve their communities with locally generated power. Suntech Power Japan Group’s strong financial background enables us to manage projects from early-stage development through commissioning and operation. Our extensive services include site selections, feasibility studies, engineering, construction, and finance.
  • National – Baird Brown – eco(n)law LLC  baird@eco-n-law.net M 267.231.2310 
    Baird’s practice includes the development and financing of energy and sustainable infrastructure projects and advice on the regulatory and policy issues affecting such projects. He is counsel to the Microgrid Resources Coalition, and represents state and local sustainability agencies charged with promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and green infrastructure. He has worked extensively on public/private partnerships and privatization of public services.
  • National –  David Duperrault, Attorney 408-888-9440 david.duperrault@gmail.com –
    David Duperrault, specializes in energy law and policy with a focus on climate change and clean energy strategies. His interests include public utilities regulation, renewable energy, community choice aggregation, distributed energy and microgrids, energy efficiency, energy storage, de-carbonizing the transportation sector, biogas digesters, and policies to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Formerly, he was with the California Public Utilities Commission,Energy Division where he oversaw Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) and the migration of millions of customers from investor-owned utilities to CCAs.
  • National – Jeff HintzkeClean Focus –  jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us  408.419.4708
    Our group of companies originates, develops, finances, constructs, owns, and operates renewable energy projects in the United States and China. Clean Focus Yield owns and operates renewable energy projects that ensure stable cash flows and attractive dividends for investors.
  • National – Kevin Moyer   PACE Equity  419.720.1102  kmoyer@pace-equity.com
    Kevin Moyer, Chief Investment Officer for PACE Equity, brings 20+ years of structured and public finance experience in energy efficiency, alternative energy, real estate and power generation.  PACE Equity provides development, financing, engineering, and implementation services to commercial property owners and developers for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in selected states nationally using Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) to support community sustainability
  • National – Lynn Arthur Peak Power ZLI 631-871-8877 lynna27@gmail.com.com  PeakPower LI works with municipalities to develop programs that align with the Municipal Sustainability Plan, including policies and building code. We collaborate with municipal staff executing programs that educate and stimulate constituents to lower their carbon footprint. Recently our marketing campaign successfully harnessed public pressure to motivate an inflection point resulting in regulatory change to enable CCA on Long Island
  • National – Patrick Morand  Duane Morris LLP 202-776-7874 plmorand@duanemorris.com
    Practice includes energy regulatory law and renewable energy development. He counsels energy clients including investor owned utioties, public power authorities, regional transmission organizations, renewable energy developers and financial institutions in a wide range of energy regulatory matters.
  • National – Ron Leonard Eco-NRG llc  845-431-0655 Woodstock – NY 
    Our ability to access tax equity to allow projects to pencil out has been the method we use to support developers in their efforts to convert the grid to 100% renewable energy. We also design, develop, own and operate distributed generation and energy efficiency projects – primarily photovoltaic (PV), solar heating & cooling (SHC), combined heat & power (CHP), multi-fueled generation (CoGen) and energy storage systems (ESS) from 100KW – 20MW, & micro grids
  • National -Richard Schorske  Zero Net Energy Alliance (415) 310-2407 richards@znealliance.net  
    Optimizing DER and works with cities and large institutions – energy and transportation . Carbon sequestration and land management . Policies in building sector. DNZ at municipal level EV Alliance EV regional plans and blue prints . Largest Low carbon port in Long Beach Vitual power plants and microgrids. He previously worked with Paul.
  • VA – Cliona Robb ThompsonMcMullan  804.799.4128 crobb@t-mlaw.com 
    Provide advice to municipal governments and other large retail users on energy matters including negotiations with investor owned utilities, electric co-operatives, and municipal utilities. Expertise includes rate negotiations, lobbying, and other matters adverse to incumbent utilities.  
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