Renewables and Hydrogen Update—U.S. Market and Regulatory Developments: Renewables Series – Part 2

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - November 19, 2020

The U.S. market for renewables assets is growing rapidly, with the stage set for even more substantial growth in the coming years. Dealmakers and investors in this swiftly evolving sector need a current understanding of the relevant market and regulatory environments. This note covers key trends and regulatory developments in the U.S. that dealmakers should be aware of, including what changes to expect to federal energy policy under the new U.S. administration. We also cover the current status of the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind market and U.S. hydrogen policy.
This is the second in a series of articles highlighting developments and key deal considerations for buyers and sellers of renewables assets globally. The first article, available here, provided a global overview and covered recent trends and developments in Europe. The third installment will cover key diligence considerations and how recent and anticipated developments should affect transaction structuring.