In the 2020-2021 session, the Georgia General Assembly amended existing laws to expand state and local governments’ authority to enter conservation projects. In connection with… Read More »Georgia State and Local Governments Receive Expanded Authority for Conservation Projects
When a plane crashed and several passengers and crew died or were injured, their representatives sued several defendants, including a nearby plant owner, Milliken &… Read More »Court Dismisses Cross Claims Against Utility Based on Construction Anti-Indemnity Statute
NREL, in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, is offering a no-cost PV training program for 50 cities and counties… Read More »Solar Resources for Universities and Local Governments: City and County Solar PV Training Program
Private sector partnerships help DoD meet goals for energy efficiency and renewable energy production
For the last two decades, federal agencies have set mandates to reduce energy intensity, lower greenhouse gases and increase use of alternative energy sources. The… Read More »Private sector partnerships help DoD meet goals for energy efficiency and renewable energy production
Attorneys from AHC will present a 2-day seminar regarding “Avoiding Disputes in Energy Project Development.” The seminar will take place in Charlotte, N.C. You can read more about the seminar by clicking here: EUCI Seminar. Read More »AHC Attorneys Present 2-Day Seminar on Energy Project Development
AHC attorneys Charles Autry and David Cook will present a teleconference about solar energy development. Here is a summary of the program from its sponsor, the National Business Institute. Read More »AHC Attorneys Present on Solar Development
AHC attorney David R. Cook published an article about Energy Savings Performance Contracts in the November/December edition of Building Profits Magazine, which is a publication of the Construction Financial Management Association.
Facility owners are paying increased attention to energy usage, operation and maintenance (O&M) costs, infrastructure management, and the overall financial performance of their facilities. They have called upon the construction industry to assist in these efforts, and some segments of the industry have flourished around owners’ demands for energy efficiency and cost reduction.Read More »Energy Savings Contracts: Risks and Rewards
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 participants.
Properly drafted project development and construction contracts — especially the power purchase agreement — are essential to project success. Contracts that clearly define and allocate the parties’ rights and responsibilities can greatly assist in clarifying the parties’ roles and preventing misunderstandings. On the other hand, unclear or insufficient project contracts can result in misunderstandings, major project setbacks, and unforeseen costs that minimize project viability and may erupt into litigation. In the worst case, poorly drafted contracts may result in an unfinanceable project. Read More »Webinar on Minimizing Disputes in Energy Project Development
Renewable projects are typically complex and require substantial amounts of capital. Some parties may bring expertise; others may bring equipment components; while others may bring funds. In any event, these multiple parties will have agreements — called development agreements — between or among themselves. When one party fails to live up to its obligations, these development agreements should address the rights of the other party or parties.Read More »Takeover Rights In Renewable Energy Project Development