The U.S. markets are shifting to embrace less-polluting sources of renewable energy all over the country. Examples include wind, solar ,hydro, biomass and geothermal power production. However, these new sources of domestic energy face difficult hurdles including financing, complex federal regulation, local permitting and interconnection with the modernized grid system.
We use our traditional advocacy services and strategic communications capabilities to help clients who are seeking congressional regulatory and public support for their policy objectives. FaegreBD Consulting uses unique industry and political experience to develop strategies for our clients that fall in line with local, state, national and international climate change and renewable electricity standard policies.
Our energy, climate and environment practice team works with renewable energy start-ups, design-build firms, professional services companies advising renewable energy projects and groups such as universities, governmental entities and nonprofits.
Recent examples of our experience include:
Strategic consulting before the U.S. Congress for clients who are stakeholders in federal legislation covering energy, environment and climate change
Evidence-driven advocacy before the executive branch for clients engaged in federal legislation and regulation covering the range of biofuels provisions and greenhouse gas emissions at the Departments of Energy, Treasury, Agriculture and Transportation, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency.
Navigating Congress and the relevant federal agencies, developing the evidence needed to advocate, identifying the target offices on Capitol Hill and the executive branch and implementing those strategies to address climate change tax, clean technology federal mandates and sustainability issues.