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TransCanada Maine Wind Development Inc.: Lease and Easement Negotiations

We represented TransCanada Maine Wind Development Inc. in lease and easement negotiations, fee acquisitions and related project agreements for Kibby Wind Power Project, a 132-megawatt wind farm in Franklin County, Maine with associated 25-mile 115 kV transmission line, the largest wind power development in New England. Our attorneys also negotiated easements and related project agreements for proposed Kibby expansion located in Kibby Twp. and Chain of Ponds Twp. (11 turbine expansion accepted by Maine LURC for processing) and arranged for title insurance and surveys.

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A ‘Healthy’ Approach to Possible Commercial Lease Defaults in the Age of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As COVID-19 cases mount across the country, the inability to perform commercial lease obligations due to unforeseen circumstances has moved to the forefront. In contract-speak, unforeseen circumstances that lead to non-performance by a party...

News

Nearly 80 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2021, Including a Dozen Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 24, 2020) – Nearly 80 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2021 , including 12 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer...

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Weaver Wind Project Development

Verrill represented Longroad Energy on development of the Weaver wind project in Maine. Longroad Energy is a Boston, MA-headquartered renewable energy developer focused on the development and operation of wind and solar energy projects...

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What Commercial Landlords Need to Know About Massachusetts Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures

On April 20, Massachusetts enacted a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 emergency (House, No. 4647). While the Act addresses residential tenants and residential foreclosures as well as commercial tenants, this brief...

Blog

Maine Public Utilities Commission Invites Net Energy Billing Report Comments

Yesterday, the Maine Public Utilities Commission issued a request for comments related to the MPUC’s Net Energy Billing Report to the Legislature. The Commission broadly invited any interested person to submit information or comments...

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Power Purchase Agreement Approvals

Represented a New York wind developer in proceedings in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island to obtain regulatory approval of power purchase agreements with utilities in those three states pursuant to their tristate clean energy...

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Swift Current Energy

Verrill represents the 100-megawatt Three Rivers Solar Project in Hancock County, Maine. Verrill assists the project with real estate and environmental permitting work, including negotiation of a protocol to allow the project to proceed...

News

38 Verrill Attorneys, Across Four Offices, Recognized in 2020 Chambers & Partners Guide

(April 27, 2020) – Verrill has been rated as a Leading Firm in a total of ten categories and subcategories as evaluated by London-based Chambers & Partners , one of the world's most respected...

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Kearsarge Acquisition Company, LLC

Verrill represented Kearsarge Acquisition Company, LLC with the purchase and development of a 32 Unit mixed use timeshare condominium with 7 commercial units and 25 residential units divided into 150 fractional interests, located at...

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MPUC Issues Order Setting Forth “Discrete Electric Generating Facilities” Safe Harbor

Today, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) issued an Advisory Ruling establishing a safe harbor for the determination whether a generation facility is a Discrete Electric Generating Facility for the purposes of qualifying for...