Firm's Attorneys Support Cutting Edge Renewable Energy Efforts
Recognizing the issues surrounding climate change, the New England states, along with several other states in the Northeast, have taken several steps to curtail emissions from traditional electric power plants and to promote renewable energy. Our attorneys have been involved in a wide variety of cutting edge energy issues:
- Attorneys from our energy group provided due diligence support for the purchase of three solar projects under development in Connecticut. When completed, the projects will provide a total of approximately 90 megawatts, enough to power roughly 90,000 homes. The Pullman team reviewed and advised on regulatory, land use, environmental and real estate matters associated with the purchase.
- Our practice group chair testified before Connecticut's Council on Environmental Quality and before the Connecticut General Assembly on the complex land use issues associated with the development of renewable energy projects on environmentally sensitive lands, such as core forests and farmlands.
- Our attorneys were also instrumental in providing due diligence support for a significant investor in a major natural gas-fueled combined cycle electric generating facility currently under construction in Connecticut. The facility will generate enough energy to power nearly 800,000 homes.