Led by Scott Blake Harris, a former General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Energy, our attorneys and other professionals offer a full range of energy law services, including complex litigation and appeals, and representation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy, the EPA, state public utility commissions, and other agencies.
Home to one of the nation’s largest – and most active – energy efficiency practices, HWG helps clients navigate a wide range of energy efficiency issues and regulations, with particularly extensive experience assisting clients resolve enforcement cases and limit their exposure to related litigation. To read more about our energy efficiency practice, click here.
Our attorneys and other professionals have helped electric utilities, transmission developers, power marketers, renewable energy developers, and financial investors safely navigate the complex terrain that is electric regulation in the United States. We have successfully represented clients before FERC and the state PUCs, defended enforcement actions, and provided efficient advice on power purchase agreements, renewable energy credit agreements, and other power market transactions.
LNG and International Trade in Energy
Drawing on our government experience, we offer unique insight into the multi-agency process for permitting LNG terminals and authorizing LNG exports. We also offer substantial experience in obtaining Presidential Permits for cross-border transmission lines, electricity export authorizations, and exports of nuclear material regulated by the United States Department of Energy.
HWG Energy Newsletter
HWG publishes a regular newsletter for clients and friends of the firm on changes in energy law. A collection of past updates can be viewed here.