Tips for Handling The Tricky Parts Of Solar Projects

Law360, New York (January 13, 2012, 4:03 PM EST) -- Business in utility-scale solar projects is booming — on track to triple by 2015, according to market research firm NPD Solarbuzz — but pulling off those projects can be a difficult task. The process can be a lengthy and complex, fraught with hurdles such as environmental battles or financial difficulties, said attorneys who focus on solar deals. 

Here are some of the strategies attorneys suggested for coping with the most significant challenges.

Working Through Environmental Obstacles

Solar energy projects can take up acres of land, often in environmentally sensitive areas like deserts. That can lead to permitting concerns with local, state...

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