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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.
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Blockchain in Energy: Recent SEC Guidance on Tokenization

April 12, 2019 | Blog | By Mark Higgins, Jack Gilligan

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Update on Energy Storage and Offshore Wind Initiatives in New York

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.
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How to Value a Solar Development Pipeline (Part 4 of 4)

April 8, 2019 | Blog | By Leslie Hodge

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.
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How to Value a Solar Development Pipeline (Part 3 of 4)

April 5, 2019 | Blog | By Leslie Hodge

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.
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Can PBCs raise venture capital? Find out in this article, which explores the advantages of PBCs and how to best attract investors.
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How to Value a Solar Development Pipeline (Part 2 of 4)

March 18, 2019 | Blog | By Leslie Hodge

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.
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Mintz Presents Webinar Series on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

February 25, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III

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How to Diligence a Solar Development Pipeline (Part 1 of 4)

February 20, 2019 | Blog | By Leslie Hodge

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.
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Will MA Continue to Lead on Offshore Wind Development?

February 14, 2019 | Blog | By David O'Connor, Thomas R. Burton, III

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Real Leaders Announces First-Ever Ranking of Top Impact Companies

February 8, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III

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Upcoming Energy & Sustainability Events and Conferences

February 4, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III

Don't miss these upcoming energy and sustainability events!
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Increasing Energy Access through Off-Grid Solutions

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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The Opportunity Zone Program Presents Opportunity for Renewable Energy Development

January 17, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III, Abraham Reshtick

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Energy Trends to Watch in 2019

January 8, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III

The New Year has officially arrived, bringing with it exciting goals and predictions for the clean energy industry around the world. According to projected trends published by Forbes and the Open Energy Market, there are several key developments to look for in the upcoming year.
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Electric Vehicle Tipping Point

January 7, 2019 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli

For the first time ever, electric vehicle (EV) sales growth is surpassing internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle sales growth in China.
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Following the November 6th United States Federal elections, Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) is expected to become the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Pallone issued a statement on the Democrats winning the House majority, indicating his intent to take on the role of Chairman.  “Last night’s election results were a big win for our nation and for the American people. In the coming days, I will be asking my Democratic colleagues for their support to lead our party as Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.”
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