ATLANTA (March 29, 2010) – Amish Shah, Counsel in Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP's Tax Practice Group, along with Marvin Burchfield, Vice President of Decker Energy International, Inc., will present “Southeast Biomass: Project Development Incentives and Challenges" from noon to 1:30 p.m. on March 31, 2010, for the Georgia Tech Clean Energy Speaker Series.
The program will provide an overview of the available incentives for investments in renewable energy projects and current practical and policy issues regarding those incentives. The speakers will also discuss the actual impact of those incentives on energy producers and consumers.
“Companies, regardless of their size or primary industry, may have significant opportunities to take advantage of substantial incentives currently available for investments in renewable energy projects, including projects that use biomass," said Mr. Shah. “This program will examine those incentives and address opportunities, challenges and policy considerations regarding those incentives."
Participants can attend for free in person at the Centergy Building on Georgia Tech's campus or via Webinar.
“The Georgia Tech Clean Energy Speaker Series has provided valuable information on clean energy in the Southeast," said Dorothy Black Franzoni, co-chair of Sutherland’s Renewable and Alternative Energy Team. “The renewable energy market continues to grow, and this insightful program series allows attendees to learn the most current information."
Sutherland is a proud sponsor of the series, which features presentations on issues surrounding clean energy in the Southeastern United States, including the projected need for electric energy and oil and natural gas, and the opportunities and challenges for meeting those needs with clean energy technologies.
For more information and to register for this complimentary program, visit secleanenergy.org.
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