Sidley is a leading law firm in the development and growth of the renewable and clean energy industries, including solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, biomass/biofuels, waste-to-energy, battery storage, and carbon capture. Our lawyers have represented developers and financial institutions on many of the most significant renewable electric generation projects in the United States and around the world, and have provided comprehensive advice on all aspects of those transactions, including with respect to tax matters. We also have represented parties in connection with the development of a number of biofuel facilities.
In connection with alternative energy and biofuel matters, we represent producers, sponsors, equity investors, acquirors and sellers, investment banks, financing sources, operators, biotechnology companies and feedstock providers. Our lawyers have extensive experience representing industry participants in public offerings and private placements, mergers and acquisitions, project financings (including the underlying project arrangements) and joint ventures. Our teams are drawn from numerous practice groups within the firm including, as appropriate, lawyers with deep experience in corporate finance, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, land use, environmental regulation, energy regulation, derivatives and commodities, taxation, labor, international trade regulation and technology.