Clean/Renewable Energy M&A Trends and Best Practices


Unlike M&A deals in other industries, deals in the clean energy sector are often tied to the value of one or more long-term projects, the scope and future performance of which may not be completely knowable at closing. When working on clean energy deals, transactional attorneys must be able to anticipate issues that may arise long after closing and navigate the diversity of other stakeholders involved in the underlying project(s). This article discusses the current M&A landscape in clean energy and considerations for lawyers to be effective dealmakers in this space.