Calif. Energy Practices Seek Upper Hand In Renewables Push

Law360, New York (June 16, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Amid California's coming mandate that 33 percent of the state's energy come from renewables, lawyers say firms are vying for the anticipated uptick in work by positioning themselves to represent clients through entire development projects, but are also becoming experts in key emerging areas.

Firms say part of the puzzle of getting work in the renewable energy sector is being able to tell clients they can handle all aspects of a yearslong solar or wind development project, they are also preparing to court more work in areas like energy storage and integration of energy technology into facilities, experts say.

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