Best Practices When Reviewing Power Purchase Agreements for Tax Equity Transactions

Production Date: October 24, 2017 Practice Areas: Oil, Gas, & Energy Law Estimated Length: 3762 minutes


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In a tax equity, financing for commercial and industrial solar projects, the power purchase agreement (PPA) is typically the most important document. Learn how to draft and review these agreements to ensure financeability and to avoid common pitfalls and deal-breakers that can kill your transaction. Whether you are a developer in charge of negotiating the PPA, or a lawyer tasked with reviewing it, you will assess legal and practical risks, including fatal flaws, so your team can evaluate how to manage or mitigate the risk.

Join Jocelyn E. Lavallo, Of Counsel at Foley & Lardner LLP, as she provides a brief overview of the two most common tax equity transactions – the partnership flip and the sale/leaseback, and then walks through PPA gating items, key terms, and provisions to watch out for.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Grasp how to successfully draft and review power purchase agreements (PPAs) for commercial and industrial solar projects
  2. Recognize the common pitfalls and obstacles encountered during tax equity transactions, and explore how to avoid them
  3. Review the two most common tax equity transactions, and common terms and provisions to look out for

Bruce M.
Roseville, CA

Fantastic information for an energy attorney with a modicum of PPA experience. It is good to hear confirming discussion and also new insights into many aspects of a medium size grid-connected PPA. I will listen to this course several times, I am sure. Thank you.