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Monica Dozier is co-chair of Bradley’s Renewable Energy team. Monica represents developers, contractors, and engineers in utility-scale, C&I, and residential renewable energy projects, focusing on risk mitigation and dispute avoidance throughout the development, construction, operation, and maintenance phases of projects.

Monica has significant experience drafting and negotiating EPC, O&M, and other project agreements for clients and projects around the world. She works with clients to tailor and negotiate agreements to these projects according to specific risk assessments, coordinating risk assumption among parties upstream and downstream. She also advises clients in project management decisions and managing claim procedures with the goal of avoiding litigation.

On May 16, 2024, the IRS released Notice 2024-41 (the “Notice”), modifying its preliminary guidance issued last May in Notice 2023-38 addressing the application of potential future rules that taxpayers must satisfy to qualify for the domestic content bonus tax credit amounts under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA amended §§ 45 and 48

On April 24, 2024, a coalition of domestic solar module manufacturers filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD Petition) with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) on imported crystalline silicon PV cells and modules from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The AD/CVD Petition alleges

In December 2021, President Biden signed the UFLPA into law to restrict the import of goods mined, produced, or manufactured, in whole or in part, using forced labor from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR), which we discussed here. A key feature of the law was its focus on polysilicon imports as a high-priority

Today, President Biden signed into law  H.R. 5376, referred to as the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The nearly $369 billion of new spending is intended to transform entire sectors of the American economy and will have profound consequences across the clean energy landscape, including for manufacturers, developers, owner-operators, utilities and investors. Bradley has been actively

Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: What It Means for the Solar Supply ChainOn December 23, 2021, President Biden signed into law H.R. 6256, known as the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. The act is intended to stem the importation of goods made with forced labor from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China (the “Xinjiang Region”) into the United States. The act

Minnesota Automatic-Approval Rule Secures CUP and Saves Solar ProjectOne of the challenges of renewable energy development is managing the permitting process. Understanding how to navigate state and local laws can be integral to a developer’s permitting success, especially where a community may be hostile to the prospective power project. The Court of Appeals of Minnesota underlined this point in its recent decision in

In Georgia, Rely on an Affiliate’s or Individual’s General Contractor’s License at Your Own PerilOn May 5, 2020, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court summary judgment ruling dismissing a residential contractor’s claims against an owner because the contractor was not properly licensed. In LFR Investments, LLC v. Van Sant, after being terminated by the property owner, a homebuilder brought claims for breach of contract and