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Ep34: Legal Perspective: Back-leveraged Loans

BergerJames_WEB2Jim Berger discusses back-leveraged loans from a legal perspective, going over the big picture of project structures as well as the most negotiated points in these transactions, the breakdown of benefits for sponsor members and tax equity investors, security packages, cash sweeps and more.

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Ep24: Net Metering and Community Solar Update


As the community solar market continues to expand, our associate Ana Vucetic joins us to provide an update on the market and takes us through important recent changes in net metering rules across several key states.

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Ep21: Interview with a Wind Energy Pioneer: Jacob Susman of EDF Renewable Energy

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Jacob Susman has been investing and developing projects in renewable energy since 1999. He led OwnEnergy from inception to its sale to EDF Renewable Energy, where he is now VP, Head of Origination. In today’s episode, Jacob sits down with Todd to discuss what it takes to build a successful renewable energy startup and offers his insights on opportunities in today’s market.

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Ep18: Mexico Power Auctions

Bierzwinsky_Raquel-BIODramatic change is underway in Mexico’s power sector. Clean energy auctions awarding long-term power purchase agreements have been a great success so far. The results of the third and most recent auction were announced in November, bringing some of the lowest prices for renewable energy in the world. We’re joined by Raquel Bierzwinsky, partner in the New York and Mexico City offices, to discuss the auction and the reform of the Mexican renewables sector more broadly.

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Ep9: My Favorite Project, Part One



Four project finance lawyers talk about their favorite projects in this episode. From racking up frequent flyer miles traveling the world, to bringing a project to a war torn country, to only sleeping for 13 hours in an entire week, Todd Alexander, Doug Fried and William Nicholson talk about some of the highlights of their careers. Continue reading “Ep9: My Favorite Project, Part One”

Ep7: 2017 Renewable Energy Outlook

alexandertodd_web2The renewable energy industry saw a tremendous amount of success in 2016, but the new year brings some uncertainty, both in the US and abroad. In this episode, we speak to Todd Alexander, partner in Chadbourne’s New York office, to discuss why he thinks 2017 will be continue to bring success to the industry.

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