Energy & Renewable Energy

At Kewenvoyouma Law, PLLC, we are dedicated to providing expert legal services for Native American tribes in the field of energy law and renewable energy development. Our team of experienced attorneys understands the unique legal and regulatory challenges faced by tribes in the rapidly evolving energy industry. We are committed to helping tribes protect their sovereignty and maximize their economic and environmental benefits from energy and renewable energy projects.

Areas of Practice:

Energy Development: We provide legal counsel to tribes on a wide range of energy development projects, including oil, gas, and mineral exploration and production, as well as traditional and alternative energy sources such as solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal. We assist tribes in negotiating and drafting energy leases, contracts, and agreements, and provide guidance on compliance with federal, state, and tribal regulations.

Renewable Energy: Our team has extensive experience in renewable energy law, including advising tribes on the development, financing, and operation of renewable energy projects. We can assist tribes in navigating the complex regulatory landscape, negotiating power purchase agreements, securing financing, and structuring joint ventures with private entities for renewable energy projects on tribal lands.

Environmental and Natural Resources: Our attorneys provide counsel to tribes on environmental and natural resources matters related to energy development and renewable energy projects. We assist tribes in navigating federal, state, and tribal environmental regulations, obtaining permits, conducting environmental due diligence, and addressing environmental issues in project development and operation.

Tribal Energy Policy and Advocacy: Our team can help tribes develop and implement energy policies and strategies that align with their cultural, economic, and environmental goals. We also advocate for tribes at the federal, state, and tribal levels to protect and advance their energy and renewable energy interests, including advocating for favorable legislation, regulations, and policies that support tribal energy development.

Tribal Energy Project Finance: Our attorneys have extensive experience in project finance for tribal energy and renewable energy projects. We can assist tribes in securing financing through a variety of mechanisms, including tribal bonds, tax credits, grants, and other financial instruments. We work closely with tribes to structure financing arrangements that meet their unique financial and cultural needs.