Energy & Renewable Energy Law
Fraser Stryker has an active energy and environmental law practice. Our attorneys provide general business counsel to renewable energy developers, natural gas utilities and electric power companies. We advise on matters of funding, regulations and governance. When legal disputes arise, we also handle complex litigation matters. Our firm is nationally recognized for its toxic tort practice and has defended clients in federal and state enforcement actions and citizen suits.
Professional and Skilled ‘Green’ Legal Advice
Our experience in green energy and environmental law is vast and includes representation of energy farms, nuclear plant facilities and eastern Nebraska’s largest electric power company. We understand the dynamics involved in the natural resources and energy industries and are diligent about staying current on the ever-changing environmental laws.
Energy & Natural Resources
Fraser Stryker regularly represents clients in the natural gas business, including retail utilities. We routinely handle regulatory agency matters and have successfully litigated complex rate actions involving tens of millions of dollars. Fraser Stryker has been general counsel to eastern Nebraska’s largest electric utility since it started its operations in 1945. Because our firm works closely with the management of all phases of this complex enterprise, we have developed a special expertise in the many legal issues that are unique to the utility’s operation.
Renewable Energy Practice
Fraser Stryker is a leading provider of legal services in the growing field of renewable energy. The Firm was involved in the drafting of Nebraska’s Community-Based Energy Development (C-BED) legislation and has represented utilities, developers, and landowners in a variety of renewable energy projects. Our work has included wind energy development, geothermal projects, biofuels, and waste-to-energy projects.
Our renewable energy’s services include the following:
- Regulatory representation and permitting
- Project financing
- Site acquisition and land use
- Purchased power agreements
- Synthetic leases
- Construction, design, and operation
- Tax credits and “green tags”
- Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
Latest Energy & Renewable Energy Law News
Governor Ricketts Announces New Pandemic Relief Programs
Governor Pete Ricketts announced a new package of pandemic relief grants available to Nebraska businesses, charities, livestock producers, public healthcare providers, hospitality industries, and others. The relief package includes: (1) grants first made available...
Steve Bruckner Posts Article to ACOEL Blog
Choppy Water: An Update to the Turbulent Environment Between the EPA and Agricultural Opponents of the WOTUS Rule Posted by Fraser Stryker Attorney Steve Bruckner on August 11, 2014 at ACOEL.org If you've been following the recent controversy surrounding the proposed...