From finance and siting issues to regulation and tax incentives, energy law is a diverse and thriving practice at Varnum. Our client-focused, service team approach has made us a beacon in the profession.
Varnum’s long-standing energy practice encompasses significant experience in conventional, alternative and renewable energy sources. We have been involved in energy legal issues for more than 30 years. We helped organize the Energy Michigan trade association and are a founding member of the Michigan Renewable Energy Consortium.
Varnum’s energy clients include:
municipally-owned electric utilities
co-generators and independent power producers
biomass facilities, including waste-to-energy and wood-fired plants
alternative energy projects, including wind farms, biomass, waste-to-energy, landfill gas, hydroelectric, and manure digesters
oil & gas producers and transporters
nuclear power plants
investors and lenders
customers and end-users
manufacturers of energy-producing parts and equipment
Varnum’s project work includes utility scale cogeneration and exempt wholesale generators in excess of 1000 MW; alternative energy projects from 3 MW to 65 MW; and natural gas pipelines, production and utility scale storage facilities.
We have both the 40,000 foot perspective and the detailed knowledge of this formerly highly-regulated industry to help you meet your energy goals in the new energy marketplace.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Energy Practice Group