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Helping Power Alternative Energy Projects and InitiativesThe solar and renewable energies industry accounts for more than a third of the venture capital invested in the U.S.energy sector and as the industry continues to evolve, new technologies and increasing funding opportunities will require heightened legal and regulatory support.
For over 25 years, Manatt's Clean Energy Practice Group has been at the forefront of law firms representing clean energy interests in aligning technological innovation and public policy. Harnessing the firm's strength in government relations and policy development, our Climate Change Group has been actively engaged in the regulatory and legislative debate over the implementation of greenhouse gas emissions reduction legislation. We have also been advising companies, large consumer groups and governmental entities affected by the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.
A Practical Approach to Innovative TechnologiesOur clean energy attorneys bring a combination of legal, regulatory, policy and political perspectives to their understanding of technology, industry strategy and business applications from insights gained while working in the sector. Some ways in which our attorneys contributed to the growth and development of solar and renewable energy prior to joining Manatt include:
Additionally, many of the attorneys and other professionals in our practice have academic backgrounds in science and technology, including degrees in chemical engineering, marine biology and environmental studies from some of the nation's most prestigious institutions. With this deep well of technical knowledge and industry experience to draw from, our Clean Energy team has been able to deftly anticipate, accurately comprehend and carefully approach salient and sometimes critical issues to our clients across the clean energy landscape.
Our Clean Energy team has provided advice and support in the following areas:
Manatt's Clean Energy Practice in ActionWe have represented and advised:
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