Carl J. Fleming
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Carl J. Fleming focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, project development and project finance, predominately in the renewable energy industry. He leads energy, infrastructure and PPP transactions throughout the US and in more than 40 countries worldwide. Carl represents private equity investors, Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, and a broad range of leading renewable energy developers and sponsors. Read Carl Fleming's full bio.
By Edward Zaelke and Carl J. Fleming on May 29, 2020
Posted In Articles, Power Markets, Renewables
McDermott continues its dialogue with renewable industry leaders to provide the latest market updates on the disruption, challenges and opportunities COVID-19 presents to the industry. This week, we focused on the energy storage market and hosted Chris McKissack, CEO at GlidePath Power Solutions. Glidepath was an early mover in energy storage. GlidePath is now one of...
Five Takeaways: Navigating President Trump’s Executive Order on US Bulk Power System Electric Equipment
By Neil Levy, Joel A. Hugenberger, Heather Cooper, Carl J. Fleming and Seth B. Doughty on May 22, 2020
Posted In Power Markets, Project Development and Finance, Renewables, Tax
President Trump’s May 1, 2020 Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions involving bulk-power system electric equipment developed, manufactured or supplied by a foreign adversary could have far-reaching implications for both the renewable and conventional power industries. It has also raised a high level of uncertainty and risk while the industry awaits the actual implementation of the...
By Edward Zaelke, Carl J. Fleming and Seth B. Doughty on May 8, 2020
Posted In Power Markets, Project Development and Finance, Renewables
On Thursday, May 7, McDermott Partners Ed Zaelke and Carl Fleming were joined by Christen Blum, head of the Renewable & Analytics Advisory practices at Edison Energy, to hear her thoughts on the current effects of COVID-19 on the corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) market. Below are six takeaways from this week’s webinar: 1. Despite COVID-19,...
President Trump’s Executive Order on US Bulk Power System Electric Equipment: Questions and Analysis
By Raymond Paretzky, Neil Levy, Joel A. Hugenberger, Edward Zaelke, David G. Tewksbury, David Levine, Christopher Gladbach and Carl J. Fleming on May 4, 2020
Posted In Power Markets, Renewables
President Trump’s May 1, 2020, Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions involving bulk-power system electric equipment developed, manufactured or supplied by a foreign adversary could have far-reaching implications for both the renewable and conventional power industries. The breadth of the Executive Order raises key questions and concerns for sponsors and developers of energy projects, construction contractors...
COVID-19 and Wind Projects: A Legal and Commercial Checklist for Tax Equity, Debt Financing and Project Documentation
By Carl J. Fleming, Edward Zaelke and Seth B. Doughty on Mar 30, 2020
Posted In Power Markets, Renewables, Tax
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has severely disrupted the wind market’s supply chain and labor resources, resulting in significant project delay risk. This legal and commercial checklist is a comprehensive practitioner’s guide to help sponsors and borrowers review their tax equity, financing, offtake and material project documents to ensure compliance with obligations, prevent unnecessary default triggers,...
By Carl J. Fleming, Edward Zaelke and Seth B. Doughty on Mar 26, 2020
Posted In Renewables, Tax, U.S. Congress
The world is facing a situation unprecedented in modern times with the global spread and impact of COVID-19. Its rapid spread has brought severe disruption and uncertainty to everyone’s personal lives, as well as to the wind, solar and storage industry supply chains, the renewable project financing market, and global markets at large. While the...
By Carl J. Fleming on Oct 10, 2019
Posted In Project Development and Finance
A little over a year ago, the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act was signed into federal law, aiming to reform and strengthen US development finance capabilities by creating a new federal agency to help address development challenges and foreign policy priorities of the United States. The US International Development Finance Corporation...