Richard Cogen represents project sponsors, investors and lenders with respect to the development, financing, permitting, acquisition and sale of energy, renewable energy and solid waste projects. He is the former chair of the firm’s Energy and Environmental practice group, and currently co-chairs the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure Projects Team. Rich joined Nixon Peabody in 1979.
I work closely with clients to develop, finance, buy and sell energy and solid waste projects. Much of my practice involves working with senior management on complex projects and financings. I have recently assisted clients in acquiring and financing over two billion dollars’ worth of solar energy projects and in developing large fossil fuel and wind electric generating facilities and electric transmission projects. Clients value my ability to understand and keep sight of the big picture, while getting the details lined up in a way that helps them to achieve their objectives.
Power Finance & Risk | September 30, 2021
This article, on the growing shift among solar project owners to buy out tax equity investors as projects pass their recapture periods, quotes Albany Project Finance & Public Finance senior counsel Rich Cogen, co-leader of the Energy & Infrastructure Projects team, on the anticipated surge of investor exits in the coming years.
Power Finance & Risk | December 02, 2018
Albany Project Finance and Public Finance partner Rich Cogen is quoted in this article on his view of the cost of premiums in the young but competitive market for tax equity insurance related to renewable energy investments.
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Cornell Law School, J.D.
University of Rochester, B.A., cum laude
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit