Mark Kalpin advises clients on the financing, development and operation of energy, infrastructure and natural resource development projects, including offshore and onshore wind projects, solar generation projects, electric generation facilities, electric transmission facilities, LNG terminals, natural gas pipelines, and subsea telecommunication cables. He has represented companies before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, state Public Utility Commissions and regional electric Independent System Operators. Mr. Kalpin serves as co-chair of the firm's Energy and Cleantech Group.
Mark advises clients on all aspects of energy, environmental and natural resource law, and has successfully represented clients in federal and state environmental enforcement actions, administrative appeals and permitting proceedings arising under the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Federal Power Act and Natural Gas Act. He has assisted renewable energy project proponents in obtaining and negotiating the terms of grants, loans and loan guarantees from the Department of Energy, and has negotiated equipment purchase agreements, EPC contracts, fuel supply agreements, and power purchase agreements for a wide variety of traditional and renewable energy generation projects.