Practice Areas

Energy Financing Services

Experience and capabilities

  • Energy project financing services
  • Structuring, preparation of documents and handling financial transactions for energy projects
  • Advice to investment companies relative to energy matters and regulatory compliance
  • Due diligence services in connection with financings and mergers; for example the acquisition of fuel oil distribution company
  • Rendering opinion letters under New York State law for energy and financing transactions
  • Private placements in connection with financing solar and other renewable power projects
  • Project financing in connection with renewable and alternative power installations
  • Conventional debt financings
  • Innovative financing structures based on client needs and available incentives
  • Assistance to public entities in connection with energy conservation and cogeneration projects
  • Public housing authorities ($22 million energy conservation project), school districts, municipalities
  • Municipal lease transactions for public sector projects including public housing authorities and school districts representing both ESCOs and public parties

Examples of recent experience

Solar Developer: Prepared loan documents for client developing solar projects in several states.

Multi-State ESCO: Served as New York State energy counsel and provided an opinion letter relative to a transaction involving Macquarie Energy LLC, a supplier of electricity and gas to ESCOs, which also provided financing of purchases to Viridian, LLC, Public Power LLC and their affiliates in several states.