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Barbara J. KoonzGreenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Barbara J. Koonz has been named Chair of the firm’s Energy, Renewable Resources & Sustainable Development Practice Group.  Ms. Koonz is a partner in the Environmental Department, where she focuses her practice in the areas of environmental and energy law, with an emphasis on environmental permitting for redevelopment, environmental compliance and renewable energy projects. 

The attorneys in this multi-disciplinary group work in all areas integral to the evolving role of counsel in sustainable building, alternative energy and renewable energy projects.  Their collective experience encompasses net-metered and grid supply solar energy installations, battery storage, bio-mass generation, landfill gas to energy conversion, cogeneration/combined heat & power (CHP) projects, consolidated natural gas (CNG), lateral development of utility infrastructure and a variety of projects incorporating sustainable building initiatives.  Members of the group are also familiar with the requirements associated with off-shore wind development and permitting associated with transmission projects. In addition, they possess the general technical background required to guide clients through the development of cogeneration/CHP facilities and have a strong level of familiarity with energy and environmental remediation financial incentive programs. 

Clients in this area of our practice include private developers, public corporations, public-private partnerships, redevelopment agencies, alternative and renewable energy developers and financial institutions.  To learn more, visit the Energy, Renewable Resources & Sustainable Development Practice Group page on our website.