Debra A. Harrison
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Debra A. Harrison advises publicly traded and privately held companies on general corporate matters and business-growth strategies. She represents clients throughout the corporate lifecycle, from transactions related to capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, through brand extension programs, licensing of trademarks and other intangible assets, and the design and implementation of distribution channels and techniques. She has developed a concentration on renewable energy transactions, including the structuring, development and financing of solar photovoltaic projects in the United States and the European Union. Read Debra A. Harrison's full bio.
Five Takeaways: Utility Acquisition of Renewable Projects – A Discussion of the Legal and Tax Issues Regarding Utilities, Developers and Tax Equity
By Heather Cooper, Carl J. Fleming, Christopher Gladbach, Debra A. Harrison, Joel A. Hugenberger, Philip Tingle and Edward Zaelke on Dec 4, 2020
Posted In Power Markets, Project Development and Finance, Renewables, Tax
Increasingly, utilities are replacing older generation fleets with more cost-effective generation technologies. Renewables are cost-competitive alternatives in this effort for a number of reasons, including the current tax incentives. A utility’s acquisition of a renewable asset presents many issues not otherwise present in a non-utility acquisition, particularly if the utility intends to include its investment...
By Debra A. Harrison on Jan 24, 2014
Posted In Project Development and Finance, Renewables
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) earlier this year released its proposal for the Commonwealth’s next solar energy incentive program, the Solar Carve-Out II program (SREC II). The program will increase to 1600 MW the amount of solar generation in Massachusetts qualified to produce solar renewable energy certificates (SRECs), well above the 400 MW...