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MIT: Energy Ventures 10 Year Anniversary Top 10 Moments – Moment #6

As Sponsors of MIT’s Energy Venture Alumni Event, celebrating the past 10 years, Mintz Levin’s attorneys are taking this opportunity to countdown the top 10 moments in energy which they feel impacted the industry and their practice.

Moment #6: First US Offshore Wind Farm

The first commercial US Offshore Wind Farm, developed by Deepwater Wind, has been completed and is expected to come online any day now.  The 30 megawatt, 5 turbine Wind Farm is off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island.  We expect quite a bit more offshore wind development in the United States in the coming years.

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Sahir Surmeli

Member / Co-chair, Energy & Sustainability Practice

Sahir Surmeli is a Mintz business counselor who advises companies, boards, entrepreneurs, investment banks, and venture and private equity investors as they grow. He handles public offerings, 144A and private financings, acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships.