Erin K. Bartlett

Associate

202.298.1812

ekb@vnf.com

Assistant

1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007
  • Providing federal energy regulatory counsel in connection with acquisitions, sales, mergers, and with tax equity and financing transactions, including obtaining all necessary FERC permits to commence operation and make wholesale power sales. 
  • Serving as regulatory counsel for a major offshore wind and solar project developer with several active projects in development off the East Coast, including assisting with negotiating and obtaining agreements and federal permits necessary to operate such projects and assisting local counsel represent the projects before various state public utility commissions.  
  • Serving as regulatory counsel to a large utility-scale wind and solar developer in connection with the ownership and operation of over 4 GW of renewable generation projects in the U.S., including on-going compliance with all FERC regulatory requirements associated with the projects. 
  • Providing FERC counsel to one of the leading renewable energy investors in the U.S. on significant generation portfolio acquisitions, including a joint venture with another investor to purchase 4 power plants for approximately $2.1 billion; and the acquisition of hydroelectric assets located in New England, resulting in the largest conventional hydro system in New England. 
  • Assisting with the purchase of a 1,767 MW generation portfolio, from a global infrastructure fund for an undisclosed amount.  The facilities, located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England, included natural gas-fired, petroleum-fired and hydroelectric generating units.
  • Providing counsel during Reactive Power tariff proceedings before FERC.
  • Challenging actions taken by Regional Transmission Operators/Independent System Operators in contravention of FERC’s Open Access Transmission Tariff principles.
  • Successfully represented clients in multi-million dollar arbitration involving the conveyance of a FERC licensed hydroelectric dam under the American Arbitration Association rules of practice and procedure.
  • Provides on-going counsel to clients involved Administrative Proceedings before FERC and any subsequent appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit).
  • Assisting clients with due diligence analyses to ascertain risks associated with federal energy regulatory requirements under a variety of energy law statutes.
  • Representing pro bono client in an uncontested divorce before the Circuit Court of Fairfax County.



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2015 Western Water Seminar

Panelist, "Understanding WOTUS"
National Water Resources Association
Monterey, CA
08/04/2015

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