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Adam T. Conway

Adam T. Conway

 

Phone: 518-320-3423
Email: aconway@couchwhite.com

Practice Areas: Energy

Education

Colgate University, B.A., 2003; Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany, MPA, 2008; Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude

Adam has helped clients successfully develop projects across the energy spectrum, focusing on project development, policy and utility rate regulation. He helps clients navigate complex and contentious regulatory approvals, negotiate power purchase and energy performance agreements and provides counsel on relevant laws and regulations.

He regularly advises clients on key energy policies intended to foster renewable energy, distributed generation and microgrids, electric vehicles and residential electric submetering. He has appeared before regulatory agencies in New York State, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut and has experience dealing with a wide range of issues related to electricity, natural gas and steam rates.

Admissions+

  • New York State Courts

Professional Experience+

  • Securing regulatory approval for the Bluestone Gathering System, a 9.8 mile natural gas pipeline located in Broome County, New York;
  • Negotiating power purchase agreements for solar projects on behalf of large educational institutions;
  • Representing the City of New York on its application for a federal license to construct a hydroelectric project at the Cannonsville Dam and Reservoir;
  • Representing the developer of a wood-fired biomass boiler that displaces oil usage at educational facilities in Upstate New York; *Helping developers of multi-unit residential properties obtain approval to submeter residential electricity usage;
  • Counseling the City of New York on its efforts to help building owners convert from heavy fuel oil to cleaner-burning natural gas.
  • Representing the City of New York, IBM and other sophisticated clients in administrative proceedings involving energy rates and regulatory policies.

Memberships+

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Vice President, Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany, Inc.