Energy & Public Utilities

Flaherty & Hood’s partnerships and in-depth knowledge and experience enable us to guide clients through the ever-evolving renewable energy economy. Our team has built relationships with investor-owned, co-operative and municipal utilities, as well as public interest groups, and we have extensive experience dealing with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

Our Energy & Public Utilities Services

Legislative Services

  • Community-Based Energy Development (C-BED) policy and regulation
  • Conservation policy and regulation
  • Greenhouse gas emission policy and regulation
  • Property taxation of electric utilities
  • Renewable energy standard policy and compliance issues

Legal and Regulatory Services

  • Conduct research and provide advice on annexation, municipal power, and service territory issues
  • Representation before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
  • Regulatory assistance on wind and biomass generation projec