Market Update on Current Trends in the Clean Energy Sector
Kroon Hall - G01, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Q & A with Tom Amis of Cooley LLP
Please join us and our guest Tom Amis
, leader of the Clean Energy and Technology Practice at Palo Alto based Cooley LLP, for a “market update” on current trends in the clean energy business. Topics will include the state of clean energy deal flow and financing, the impact of the natural gas revolution, trends in cleantech venture capital and some comments on the U.S. offshore wind sector.
Mr. Amis has developed and financed projects in a number of industry sectors over the course of his career, with an emphasis on electric power projects. For the past decade, Mr. Amis' practice has focused on project development and finance in the renewable energy sector. Acting for both developers and lenders, he has negotiated joint development agreements; joint venture, partnership and other ownership documentation; turbine and panel supply contacts; balance of plant contracts and REC sales agreements; transmission and interconnection agreements; operating agreements; financing documents; and land use agreements. He also is highly experienced in developing projects structured around CERs generated pursuant to the Kyoto protocol.