Main Practice Contacts

Diana Liebmann
+1 210.978.7418

Gilbert D. Porter
+1 212.659.4965

Chris Wolfe
+1 713.547.2024

Representative Experience

Verdeo Group Inc. Acquisition
Represented Sindicatum Carbon Capital, the Singapore-headquartered climate change and global sustainable resources company, in the acquisition of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Verdeo Group Inc., a leading North American methane and emissions management firm. The resulting combined business operates a portfolio of projects in the North American mining, landfill, and oil and gas sectors. The portfolio included the largest coal mine methane project in the United States, several operating clean energy generation assets, and multiple projects listed on the Climate Action Reserve and other leading GHG registries in the United States.

Panda Ethanol, Inc.
Haynes and Boone represented Panda throughout the development, as sole counsel, and in the final project financing as co-counsel in a complex $188 million debt financing of its 100 million gallon-per-year ethanol facility employing novel technology in Hereford, Texas. Senior debt financing consisted of a $158.1 million senior secured credit facility which includes a $5 million working capital facility and a letter of credit supporting $50 million in tax-exempt bonds that were issued by the Red River Authority of Texas. Additionally, the project financing included a $30 million subordinated debt credit facility.

Counseled a Wind Energy Company on Interconnection and Operating Agreements
Counseled a wind energy company as to its options for extending the term of an Interconnection and Operating Agreement with the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc.

Interconnection Agreements - Wind Power Generation Company
Represented a multi-state wind-power generation company for many years in negotiating numerous interconnection agreements with utilities and PJM.

Savage Mountain Wind Force, LLC
Obtained a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Maryland Public Service Commission (Case No. 8939) to construct and operate a 40MW wind energy facility to be located in Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland.

Wind Farms in Hawaii and Texas
Lead counsel to the sponsor in the development of wind farms in Hawaii and Texas.