August 12, 2019 | Blog | By Verna Krishnamurthy
As the latest step in New York’s hard-driving clean energy agenda, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the approval of a major offshore wind energy deal while signing the state’s Green New Deal into law on July 18.
July 26, 2019 | Blog | By Mark Higgins
Smart contracts are an integral part of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies; the latter has seen a dramatic increase in mainstream commercial use. We explore the rise of the smart legal contract.
May 31, 2019 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli
In the past several years, green bonds, sustainability bonds, social bonds, and bank loans with environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles embedded in loan pricing have been finding their way to market. Find out more about the importance and prevalence of these bonds here!
May 15, 2019 | Blog | By Mark Higgins, Jack Gilligan
April 23, 2019 | Blog | By Verna Krishnamurthy
The Impact Terms Project (“ITP”) was launched as a platform intended to provide guidance on best practices to entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in the rapidly-evolving social enterprise space. To this end, the ITP covers a broad range of topics from corporate formation and financing to exit terms, building a foundation of resources on “what’s market” for those involved in impact. This article discusses the ITP's effort to build institutional knowledge for both entrepreneurs and potential investors in the impact space.
April 12, 2019 | Blog | By Mark Higgins, Jack Gilligan
April 11, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III
In early 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the introduction of the Green New Deal, a nation-leading clean energy and jobs agenda that statutorily mandates New York’s power to be 100 percent carbon-free by 2040. This article summarizes efforts and initiatives that will be made to realize the state's energy storage and offshore wind targets.
April 8, 2019 | Blog
In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the fourth installment of the series.
April 5, 2019 | Blog
In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the third installment of the series.
April 3, 2019 | Blog | By Mark Higgins
March 25, 2019 | Blog | By Ben Stone
Can PBCs raise venture capital? Find out in this article, which explores the advantages of PBCs and how to best attract investors.
March 18, 2019 | Blog
In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the second installment of the series.
February 25, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III
February 20, 2019 | Blog
In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the first installment of the series.
February 14, 2019 | Blog | By David O'Connor, Thomas R. Burton, III
February 8, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III
February 4, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III
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February 1, 2019 | Blog | By Mark Higgins
January 22, 2019 | Blog | By Verna Krishnamurthy
One billion people around the world currently live without access to electricity, and many more do not have a reliable energy source. Until recently, energy consumers relied almost exclusively on centralized grid infrastructure for their energy needs, aided by government subsidies and public utilities. Today, however, with significant advancements and reduced costs associated with renewable energy technology, a growing opportunity has emerged for decentralized, off-grid energy solutions to bridge the gap in energy access in the United States and abroad.
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