Renewable Energy Project Development

Renewable Energy Project Development

Johnston & Farmer, LLC has extensive experience in the renewable energy space including renewable energy project development, permitting, financing and acquisition strategy and transactions. We have represented many renewable energy clients with the development of projects including such tasks as interconnection requests, transmission service contracts, negotiating and drafting power purchase agreements (PPA), as well as the development of an acquisition strategy for commissioned projects. For all of our clients we also provide support with incentive-based programs associated with the development of renewable energy projects in various states. In addition, we have supported clients in the drafting of contracts for the sale of renewable energy credits to increase the overall value of our clients’ projects.

Johnston & Farmer has extensive experience advising clients with:

  1. Advising clients on the project development and operation of solar, thermal conversion, wind, geothermal and biofuel projects
  2. Negotiating and drafting project lease agreements
  3. Negotiating and drafting power purchase agreements (PPA) and interconnection agreements both domestically and internationally
  4. Structuring financing on residential, commercial and utility scale projects
  5. Advising clients on the legal risks and mitigating factors of renewable energy projects
  6. Advising clients on the selection and contracting of O&M as well was EPC contractors for residential, commercial and utility scale projects
  7. Preparing financial and economic modeling of various projects
  8. Intellectual property protection
  9. Environmental assessment and risk mitigation counseling
  10. Advising and applying for governmental incentives at both the state and federal level including tax credits, grant programs, loan guarantees and other benefits as applicable.