Landfill Purchaser Must Pay Unexpected Royalties to Former Owner

Landfills contain significant amounts of gas that can be used to generate energy.  Occasionally, the original landfill developer will sell the landfill operation in exchange for long-term royalty payments.  Renewable energy developers seeking to develop a landfill gas operation should …

Renewable Energy Developer Asserts Misrepresentation Claims Against Investor

Developer and Investor entered into a business venture through which Developer would construct a wind power project and Investor would find the necessary capital to fund the project.  The parties executed various agreements before construction and soon after construction began.  …

Webinar on Minimizing Disputes in Energy Project Development

AHC attorneys David R. Cook and Roland F. Hall will present a webinar on ways to minimize disputes in energy projects. The webinar will focus on project contracts and their role in reducing ambiguity and potential for disputes among project …

Pre-Sandy New Jersey Court Cites Potential Power Loss Due to Hurricanes

Many consumers in the northeastern states are without power due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy.  Interestingly, a federal court in New Jersey heard ominous testimony last September concerning the potential impact of catastrophic hurricanes and other natural disasters …

Considerations In Developing A Renewable Energy Project

Not all renewable energy projects involve multi-million-dollar investments or mega-construction firms.  But most will require substantial sums of money, and all will involve substantial risk that must be managed.  Project participants should identify these risks and find ways to avoid, …