Art Howson focuses his practice on renewable energy project finance and development.
Art frequently represents lenders providing financing for renewable energy projects, including solar energy and renewable natural gas facilities. He routinely advises clients in connection with credit facilities for projects involving federal tax credit investment structures, as well as traditional and USDA-backed loans. He also has substantial experience in real estate finance matters, as well as real estate purchase, sale and lease transactions for a broad spectrum of commercial real estate and energy projects. Art has extensive experience negotiating lease agreements and other real estate contracts with developers and landowners in connection with solar, biogas, and landfill gas projects.
As part of his practice, Art also advises clients in connection with analysis of project development contracts and revenue contracts for renewable energy projects, including construction contracts, operations and maintenance agreements, power purchase agreements, and contracts for the purchase and sale of renewable natural gas, RINs and LCFS credits.