McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC has spearheaded legislation allowing local governments to make their facilities more energy efficient through innovative financing strategies. The firm has been involved in financing projects consisting of energy production, energy conservation, and renewable energy.
As the premier firm in the State focused on the development of long-term, sustainable projects, the firm brings unparalleled practical “know-how” and project guidance on complex transactions involving a range of sustainability goals, clean technologies and project financing methods. From navigating local processes and regulatory issues, to management of environmental, land-use and real estate matters, to project finance, the firm excels at bringing multi-layered and complex sustainable development projects to successful completion.
The firm provides solution based legal advice and issue spotting for the expanding renewable energy and clean-tech market including solar, battery storage, electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. Our firm ensures our clients fully appreciate and understand the State’s current incentives and financing options and assist in all aspects of the project, including coordination with utilities and grid operators and applications before the Board of Public Utilities. The firm also supports governments and businesses with climate change solutions, proactive and reactive resiliency measures and adaption investments that include affordable housing and environmental justice communities (i.e., reduction of NOx emissions). Our attorneys have extensive experience with green building design (including LEED Certification), brownfield redevelopment, green infrastructure, environmental financing and storm-water management solutions.
Maximizing Value of Tax Breaks
We are experts in structuring the financing of alternative energy projects — solar panels, wind turbines, geothermal or co-generation. Our attorneys can help maximize the value of the various financial incentives associated with an energy-related project, such as federal tax credits, rebates, and renewable energy certificates (SREC) to name a few.
Our sustainable development, clean energy and resiliency experience includes: