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In Brief: A Digest of Biomass & Landfill Gas Projects

Client Success
  • Represented a vertically integrated renewable gas company in securing $25 million in equity for construction of a 1.9 million MMBTUs per year of renewable natural gas facility that will process 4,300 tons of cow manure and 1,300 tons of non-dairy organic substances per day into pipeline-quality natural gas.
  • Advised developer on project structuring, project financing, third-party investment and negotiation of commercial contracts for a $25 million landfill gas project with annual production of 1 million MMBTUs.
  • Represented developer of a poultry waste-to-energy project for the generation and supply of electric power to a U.S. Air Force base.
  • Counseled a public company on its development of a closed-loop animal waste processing system to meet power needs of a co-located ethanol plant and food production facility. The digester processes animal and food production waste into an energy source for the ethanol plant, which produces distillers grains used in the food production process.
  • Advised U.S. energy investment subsidiary of large Japanese conglomerate on its investment in a wood-fired power generation project development company in the southeastern United States. Work has included structuring and negotiation of the development company governance documents; review of power purchase agreements, equipment supply agreements, wood procurement agreements, and other project rights and contracts; and ongoing development company management issues.
  • Counseled a landfill gas developer in Houston, Texas, on project development and operations contracts, capital raising and investor matters.
  • Advised major wood pulp producer in the southeastern United States on use and sale of a wood processing byproduct as an industrial fuel.