BOSTON – Feb. 26, 2020 – John A. DeTore, a Boston shareholder in the Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, spoke at the NECEC Emerging Trends Series forum on “Interconnection Challenges and Solutions,” on Feb. 25. Additionally, David C. Fixler, of counsel in the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice, provided introductory remarks.
Hosted at Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office, the program featured business leaders and regulatory experts who explored the barriers to improving the interconnection process and the potential near- and long-term solutions. Greenberg Traurig was a sponsor of the event.
DeTore focuses his practice on representing large energy companies before regulatory agencies and courts throughout New England and New York. His representations include more than 20 major energy projects involving billions of dollars in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York, including 11 cases before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Fixler represents energy companies and corporate entities in administrative and regulatory proceedings, as well as litigation, and counsels on permitting, contracting, and financing issues related to the development, operation, sale, and purchase of energy services and projects. Fixler has wide-ranging experience representing developers of renewable, distributed generation, demand response, and traditional energy facilities in a variety of regulatory matters, including siting, interconnection, ISO-NE tariff issues, and permit compliance.
According to their website, NECEC is the premier voice of businesses building a world-class clean energy hub in the Northeast, helping clean energy companies start, scale, and succeed with their unique business, innovation, and policy leadership. NECEC includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a nonprofit business member organization, and NECEC Institute, a nonprofit focused on industry research, innovation, policy development, and communications initiatives. NECEC brings together business leaders and key stakeholders to engage in influential policy discussions and business initiatives while building connections that propel the clean energy industry forward.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice has broad transactional, regulatory, and litigation experience across many sectors of the energy industry, including oil and gas, LNG, electricity, coal, wind, solar and other renewable energy sources. The firm’s exceptional multi-office platform, including key offices in major energy centers, enables us to serve and implement legal strategies for energy clients throughout the U.S. and internationally.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.