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Wind Energy

Smart legal solutions that help our clients power the world.

With double-digit growth rates in recent years, wind power is a dynamic and progressive sector of the renewables industry. Husch Blackwell stands squarely at the forefront of the wind energy sector, leading industry clients through some of the largest and most complex wind projects in the United States.

Our team is immersed in the wind energy industry, and our attorneys have extensive experience representing independent power companies, electric utilities, and their investors, lenders and sponsors. We are active participants in local and regional wind energy programs and stay on top of issues that impact the wind energy sector, including integration into the electric grid, and state and federal legislative, regulatory and commercial developments such as siting and incentives.

Our guidance to clients in the wind and solar energy sector includes:

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Alternative energy grants and tax credits
  • Project development and permitting
  • Site control
  • Project financing
  • Environmental and wildlife
  • Grid interconnection
  • Power purchase agreements
  • EPC and other construction matters
  • Tax equity transactions
Webinar | July 9, 2019
Review of Legislative Issues Concerning Renewables

Meeting Texas’ Energy Needs as Renewable Energy Evolves and Grows

Webinar | May 7, 2019
ITC & PTC Status Overview

Webinar Series: Meeting Texas’ Energy Needs as Renewable Energy Evolves and Grows

Webinar | December 17, 2018
New Directions: Renewable Energy in a Transforming Environment Webinar Series

Texas Legislative Preview

Webinar | 10/11/2018
Summer 2018:
ERCOT Market Performance
and Potential Changes
October 11, 2018

New Directions: Renewable Energy in a Transforming Environment Webinar Series

Speaking Engagements | September 5, 2018
Chair, Texas Renewable Energy Summit, September 5-7, 2018
Speaking Engagements | June 28, 2018
EPC, O&M and Asset Management Agreements
Webinar | June 12, 2018
Financing Renewable Energy Developments

New Directions: Renewable Energy in a Transforming Environment Webinar Series

Webinar | June 12, 2018
Financing Renewable Energy Developments
June 12, 2018

New Directions: Renewable Energy in a Transforming Environment Webinar Series

Webinar | May 18, 2018
ERCOT Renewable Energy Market Outlook
May 18, 2018

New Directions: Renewable Energy in a Transforming Environment Webinar Series

Media Mentions | July 24, 2019
TREIA: A Look Back at 2019 Legislative Activities
News Releases | May 1, 2019
Husch Blackwell, TREIA Launch 2019 Texas Renewable Energy Industry Webinar Series

The webinar series will focus on the latest topics affecting the Texas energy industry and customers.

News Releases | April 19, 2019
Husch Blackwell Represents Austin Energy in $460 Million Acquisition of Biomass-Fueled Power Plant

The $460 million transaction is expected to close during the summer of 2019.

Media Mentions | December 7, 2018
Greentech Media: Watch Energy Storage Summit 2018 Right Here

Ben Kass speaks on a panel entitled "Global Storage - Lessons from International Markets" at the Energy Storage Summit December 11-12, 2018

News Releases | October 12, 2018
Husch Blackwell Represents Green Plains in Ethanol Plant Divestitures

Husch Blackwell represented one of the world’s leading producers of ethanol in its sale of three plants across three states.

News Releases | May 11, 2018
Husch Blackwell, TREIA Launch 2018 Renewable Energy Webinar Series

Husch Blackwell partners with TREIA once again to present a webinar series focused on the Texas renewable energy industry.

News Releases | October 18, 2017
Husch Blackwell to Sponsor GridNEXT 2017
Testimonial Robert Tripp, CEO, Benefuel Inc.

“The commercial viability of our biofuel refining technology is made possible through international collaboration among world-class organizations. Husch Blackwell helped facilitate these relationships and the financing necessary to move our projects forward.”

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