Energy & Cleantech

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Energy and Cleantech are key to the nation’s economic growth, but they are also among the most complex areas to navigate from a business and legal perspective. From financing to development and operations, clients face an array of challenges, including business, financing, real estate, permitting and environmental issues.

Allen Matkins represents owners and operators of domestic energy projects in all phases of financing, permitting, development and operations. Our energy practice leverages its own expertise with the firm’s outstanding resources in the areas of real estate, land use, business law and litigation.

We provide clients with crucial support in this complex area. We have a deep understanding of the energy industry, and develop creative, pragmatic, and innovative solutions. We also have extensive relationships with the regulatory community, which can be extremely helpful to clients.

Our expertise includes: 

We also represent clients before California’s regulatory agencies, including the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission, as well as before the California State Legislature.

We work with clients in areas such as: 

  • Land acquisition 
  • Project entitlement and development 
  • Power purchase and sales 
  • Project financing 
  • Contracts for design, engineering, procurement and construction services for new facilities

Our clients include: 

  • Public and private utilities 
  • Power producers and generators 
  • Renewable energy suppliers 
  • Project developers 
  • Manufacturers of solar panel, wind technology and other renewable energy technologies 
  • Landowners 
  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • Investors