Today's dynamic energy industry presents challenges and opportunities for all energy market participants, particularly with the recent passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The energy efficiency and renewable energy provisions of the ARRA will have a significant impact on the energy landscape, and Winston & Strawn is well-positioned to help clients navigate these changes.
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- Chambers USA, 2011
For more than 30 years, our attorneys have helped clients successfully understand and respond to the evolution in the energy industry. We have been at the forefront in the comprehensive development and financing of independent renewable and fossil fuel-fired generation facilities, the negotiation of power purchase contracts, and the sale and acquisition of generation assets. We played leading roles in some of the earliest wind and solar energy projects and continue to work with our clients on all aspects of renewable energy portfolio development and financing.
Winston & Strawn also provides cutting-edge, energy-related advice on tax, labor, nuclear security, regulatory compliance, and legislative policy issues. Our practice has involved rulemaking and adjudicatory proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Coast Guard, the Corps of Engineers, the Fish & Wildlife Service, and dozens of state agencies. Additionally, the firm has vast experience in representing clients in energy-related litigation in the U.S. courts.
Winston & Strawn has the experience and capabilities to guide clients through today's energy environment and whatever changes lie ahead.