Energy

When it comes to experience, Ferriter Scobbo is among the region's premiere energy practices. Our extensive experience in the energy industry spans across municipal gas & electric systems, investor owned utilities, independent power projects, joint action agencies, cooperative corporations, regional power pools, natural gas supply and transportation, district heating and other energy projects and systems. 

Our clients look to us for our comprehensive understanding and in-depth knowledge of the modern energy world. We understand the legal and business problems that impact our energy clients. Better still, we know how to solve them. Our expertise ranges from conventional technologies such as nuclear, oil, natural gas and hydroelectric projects, to the forefront of alternative and renewable energies, including distributed generation, wind, biomass, landfill gas and solar projects.

Our solutions boardroom: 

In the Boardroom

  • Project development
  • Requests for proposal and public bidding requirements
  • Construction contracts for electric generation and transmission, natural gas and oil projects
  • Project financing, revenue bonds, loan agreements and other financial transactions
  • Power purchase agreements, power sales agreements, ISDA/EEI/NAESB agreements
  • Natural gas and oil transportation contracts
  • Demand and energy services programs, energy efficiency and performance contracting
  • Formation of special purpose entities, limited liability companies, cooperative corporations and other entities
  • Purchase, sale and exchange of RECS, SRECS and emission allowances
  • Equipment and asset purchase, lease, installation and warranty
  • Interconnection, transmission and transportation agreements
  • Site leases, easements,  purchase and sale and other real estate transactions
  • Corporate counsel, opinions and corporate governance
  • Wholesale municipal power, municipal light departments, and municipal energy projects, including net metering
  • Public record and open meeting laws
Our solutions courtroom: 

We represent energy clients before local, state and federal regulators, and in the Courtroom

  • Department of Public Utilities, Energy Facilities Siting Board, Department of Environmental Protection, New Hampshire Nuclear Decommissioning Finance Committee and other state agencies
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Army Corp of Engineers and other federal agencies
  • Zoning, property taxes, payments in lieu of taxes, building permits and other local matters
  • ISO New England and NEPOOL matters
  • Complex litigation, arbitration, mediation and settlement of disputes involving power contracts, construction contracts, environmental claims and more
  • Environmental issues and compliance
  • Permitting and siting matters
  • High voltage transmission
  • Eminent domain takings
  • Service territory disputes
  • Electric rates, cost allocation
Our solutions statehouse: 

In the Statehouse

  • Administrative law and regulatory compliance
  • Draft and analyze legislation
  • Represent energy industry groups before the Massachusetts Legislature
Our solutions bottom (Optional text content lower):