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Alternative & Renewable Energy

Archer is an established firm with more than 80 years of experience helping clients. Our Alternative and Renewable Energy Group puts the firm’s long history of accomplished legal service to use to help clients on the forefront of new technologies.  Archer has played a major role in many of the key alternative and renewable energy projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region.  These projects have included, but are not limited to, obtaining permits and approvals for large solar facilities and solar arrays, negotiating agreements between energy companies and towns, and helping not-for-profits enter into Power Purchase Agreements. We regularly represent developers, utility companies, start-up companies, financial institutions and other entities.

The Alternative and Renewable Energy Group also counsels clients on legislative matters and governmental relations and provides guidance in maximizing the opportunities and benefits that renewable energy projects can provide.

Every client who considers an alternative and renewable energy project is doing something important for the planet and for his or her future. We take our representation of all clients seriously, whether the client is a large developer or a small homeowner, a designer, a property owner or a start-up company.

Alternative and Renewable Energy Services

Every aspect of an alternative and renewable energy project must be managed carefully to achieve the best possible result.  The lawyers in our Alternative and Renewable Energy Group have experience with all aspects of projects involving alternative and renewable energy. We provide assistance and advice related to:

  • Regulatory and permitting matters
  • Real estate issues
  • Approvals for land use
  • Financing matters including structuring transactions in a tax-efficient manner
  • Corporate approvals and other matters
  • Raising equity for projects
  • Power purchase agreements and other contractual issues
  • Maximizing tax benefits associated with alternative energy
  • Legislative matters
  • Government regulations

With a network of offices spanning New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York, Archer’s Alternative and Renewable Energy Practice Group handles transactions and projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and has access to attorneys in other practice groups who can assist with the unique issues that arise in alternative and  renewable energy projects. For instance, we work with our intellectual property group to help negotiate the use of emerging technologies or to assist in the prosecution of patents and licensing agreements.

If you are involved in any aspect of a project involving alternative and renewable energy, contact an Archer office near you for advice and assistance.

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