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Robert Tritt

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Attorney
Atlanta, GA, USA


With more than thirty years of corporate, real estate and energy legal practice, Robert E. Tritt offers a broad spectrum of experience in energy project development and transactions on military bases.  He is Co-Chair of the Military Base and Communities practice of Dentons  and is actively engaged in the representation of the private sector in the development of renewable energy projects, especially on military bases.  

Mr. Tritt has been directly involved in almost every phase of the development of power projects, including siting, real estate issues, tolling and power purchase agreements, and the financing of power projects through project finance.

He is also actively engaged in the representation of the private sector and local redevelopment authorities in the redevelopment of closed and realigned military bases.

He also represents governmental entities and the private sector in other forms of public-private partnerships, including privatization of educational facilities for K-12 schools and higher educational purposes.

Mr. Tritt is experienced in complex real estate development and redevelopment and the financing of those efforts through private and public finance and through tax incentives.

He is a frequent speaker and panelist on issues associated with development of renewable energy projects on military bases and base closure and realignment. 

Insights

Activities and Affiliations

Presentations

  • "The Status of Repurposing Military Bases", 2015 Georgia Land Use Law Conference, March 2015
  • "Sun Powered Homes: The Rise of Solar Energy in Military Housing and Facilities", 5th Annual Federal Energy Workshop, Washington, DC, September 16, 2014
  • "Opportunities with Military Bases: Renewables, Utility Privatization, and Micro-Grids”, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Webinar, April 24, 2014
  • "Resilient Installation Energy: Net Zero, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Microgrids", 3rd Annual Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium, Washington, DC, December 11, 2013
  • "Project Finance & Power Purchase Agreements", The Fourth Annual Federal Energy Workshop & Defense Energy Partnerships Forum, Arlington, VA, December 10, 2013
  • "Monetization of Energy Security", ACORE U.S. Military and Renewable Energy Forum Program, Washington DC, July 18, 2013
  • "The Missing Link: How Microgrids Connect Generation Resources and Provide Energy Security", Association of Defense Communities, Moderator, June 2013
  • "Military, State, Utility and Community Interaction: the Regulatory Interface", ACORE Transportation & National Defense Forum Program, San Diego, CA, March 11, 2013
  • “Smart Microgrids on Military Installations Legal and Regulatory Issues”, American Council on Renewable Energy, February 2013
  • "EUL’s and PPA’s: Structural Distinctions”, ADC Installation Innovation Forum, January 2013
  • “Energy EUL’s:  The Opportunity for the Private Sector”, Defense Renewable Energy & Military Microgrids Conference. November, 2012
  • "Renewable Energy Federal Procurement Contract Considerations and Requirements: Strategies for Winning a Contract in the Army's $7 Billion RFP", Strafford Webinar, September 2012
  • “DoD Renewable Energy:  Focus on Army RFP”, Association of Defense Communities Annual Conference, July 2012
  • “What It Takes to Have Successful Projects - Issues and Opportunities in Project Development”, Energy Partnership Forum, Association of Defense Communities, June 2012
  • “Renewable DoD Energy: How to Procure 3 GW”, American Council on Renewable Energy, May 2012
  • Power Purchase Agreements", Association of Defense Communities, 2012 ADC Winter Forum, February 27, 2012
  • "Business, Legal and Regulatory Issues for On Base Renewable Generation", Member Day, American Counsel on Renewable Energy, December 2011
  • "Public Private Partnerships: On Base Renewable Energy Projects", The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, November 2011
  • "Selling Renewable Energy to the Military: The Power Purchase Agreement", GreenGov Symposium, November 2011
  •  “US Federal/State/Local Policies, Programs and Perspectives on Renewable Energy – US Department of Defense Programs”, American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), RETECH 2011, September 2011
  •  “Power Purchase Agreements - The Tug of War”, Association of Defense Communities Annual Conference, July 2011
  •  “DoD Renewable Generation and Energy Efficiency:  Facilities, Siting and Infrastructure”, Association of Climate Change Officers, March 2011
  • “Renewable Energy:  A Market Perspective”, Association of Defense Communities Winter Conference, February 2011
  • “Department of Defense Renewable Energy Initiative and Scoring Implications”, Federal Budgetary Scoring Symposium, September 2010
  • “Build on Base – Sell to the Services”, Association of Defense Communities Annual Conference, July 2010
  • “What’s Next:  The Opportunities and Challenges of Privatized On Base Energy Generation”, The Bond Buyer’s 5th Annual Financing Military Housing Privatization Conference, June 2010
  • “Scoring Bootcamp”, Association of Defense Communities Winter Forum, February 2010

Areas of Focus

Practices

  • Corporate
  • Financing and Lending
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Environment, Energy & Product Regulation
  • Alternative Energy & Emerging Technologies
  • Energy
  • Global Infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships
  • Military Bases and Communities
  • Real Estate
  • Energy Practice
  • Real Estate Development

Industry Sectors

  • Climate, Energy and Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate

Education

  • Emory University, 1981, LL.M, Taxation
  • University of Georgia School of Law, 1975, JD, cum laude
  • University of Georgia, 1972, BBA, magna cum laude

Admissions and Qualifications

  • Georgia
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