Willkie represents utilities, independent power producers (IPPs), investors, sponsors, developers, lenders and owners in all types of matters involving power and renewable generation assets and technology and is frequently engaged to help with their most complex and sophisticated transactional, commercial, regulatory and compliance needs. Willkie attorneys advise on projects globally, including in the United States, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our full-service team delivers results for our power and renewable energy clients by utilizing cross-sector practice groups and offices with deep legal and industry knowledge of power assets, including nuclear, gas-fired, combined-cycle, hydro, solar, wind, hydrogen, biomass, renewable natural gas and other alternative fuels. Willkie is at the forefront of engagements in energy storage and other emerging energy technology matters.
Our energy team recently organized the first renewable energy focused non-profit organization in Houston: the Renewable Energy Alliance – Houston (REAL). REAL’s other founders include EDF Renewables, Pattern Energy Group and Sunnova Energy. REAL will be the primary platform in Houston for renewable energy executives to network and exchange thought leadership and to grow the renewable energy industry in the Greater Houston area and beyond. One of our Houston partners currently serves on the Board of Directors and as the General Counsel of REAL. This pro bono work reflects our commitment to energy transition investments and the future of the energy industry.