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Neil L. Levy focuses his practice on energy-related regulatory and transactional matters. He represents independent power producers, electric power and natural gas marketers, merchant transmission developers, interstate pipelines and local distribution companies before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state public utility commissions and the courts of appeal. Neil regularly represents private equity clients in merger and acquisition transactions in the energy sector. He also focuses on representing clients in energy-related investigations and audits before FERC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Read Neil Levy's full bio.
By Neil Levy and David G. Tewksbury on Feb 4, 2022
Posted In FERC, Power Markets, Project Development and Finance, Renewables
On February 2, Neil Levy and David Tewksbury, partners in McDermott’s Energy Regulatory, Markets & Reliability Practice Group, hosted Todd Snitchler, president and CEO of the Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA), for an in-depth discussion about developments affecting the competitive power sector as we move into 2022. Below are the key takeaways from this discussion: Competition has...
By David G. Tewksbury, Neil Levy and Stephanie Lim on Jun 18, 2020
Posted In FERC, Renewables
On June 18, 2020, McDermott partners Neil Levy and David Tewksbury were joined by Paul M. Sotkiewicz, PhD, of E-Cubed Policy Associates, LLC, to discuss recent developments in the markets operated by PJM Interconnection (PJM). Below are key takeaways from this week’s webinar. In December 2019, the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an...
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...
President Trump’s Executive Order on US Bulk Power System Electric Equipment: Questions and Analysis
By Edward Zaelke, Joel A. Hugenberger, Neil Levy, Raymond Paretzky, Carl J. Fleming, Christopher Gladbach, David Levine and David G. Tewksbury 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...
By Philip Tingle, Neil Levy, Lloyd J. MacNeil, Edward Zaelke and Seth B. Doughty on May 1, 2020
Posted In Natural Gas, Power Markets, Project Development and Finance, Renewables
On Thursday, April 30, McDermott was joined by Brett Kerr, vice president of external affairs at Calpine, Drew Murphy, senior vice president of strategy and corporate development at Edison International, and Andrew Campbell, director of regulatory support and planning at NiSource who shared their perspectives on how investor-owned utilities and independent power producers are managing the COVID-19 crisis....