Sherin and Lodgen Represents Cambridge Savings Bank In the Financing of 7 Solar Facilities in Massachusetts
Solar facilities will produce 19 MW (DC) of energy
Boston, MA, June 21, 2018 – Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Solar Energy Practice Group represented Cambridge Savings Bank in the development of a portfolio of 7 solar facilities in Massachusetts by Kearsarge Energy. The financing involved a master debt facility of up to $24 million for the construction and permanent financing of the facilities, which will produce approximately 19 MW (DC) of energy. Bethany A. Bartlett, chair of the Group and a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department, led the legal team along with partner Beth A. Goldstein and associates Matthew S. Cote and Jennifer L. Ioli.
Bartlett focuses her practice on solar energy, representing lenders and developers. She has a specialty concentration in representing lenders in complex financing transactions, including Investment Tax Credit deals, as well as permanent financing for solar facilities.
About Cambridge Savings Bank
Cambridge Savings Bank, headquartered in Harvard Square, is a full-service financial institution with approximately $3.7 billion in assets that is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves. One of the oldest and largest community banks in Massachusetts, Cambridge Savings Bank offers a full line of individual and business banking services and has branches located in Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Charlestown, Concord, Lexington, Newton, and Watertown.
About Kearsarge Energy
Kearsarge Energy, a leading renewable energy project developer, owner, operator and asset management company, was formed in 2009 by a group of energy professionals with the belief that Kearsarge could create long-term economic and environmental value by working closely with local communities while leveraging its experience and access to project finance. Focused on meeting the growing demand for reliable and cost-effective commercial- and utility-scale renewable energy projects, Kearsarge completed 90.1megawatts and $250 million of solar projects in recent years. Relying on its excellent relationships with municipalities and private entities, Kearsarge has established itself as one of the leading Solar Energy Development firms in the Northeast.
About Sherin and Lodgen LLP
Sherin and Lodgen is a mid-sized Boston law firm specializing in real estate, litigation, business law, and employment. With over 40 attorneys, the firm handles complex matters, while providing responsive, senior-level attention to every matter. Known for its effective, efficient and focused representation, Sherin and Lodgen delivers sophisticated analysis and a high touch service by developing an in-depth understanding of clients' business goals, issues, concerns and emerging industry trends.