Construction And Energy Law
By RYAN M. SUERTH
Among the many concerns and considerations project owners/developers and general contractors must face when beginning a particular construction project is ensuring they are adequately insulated from liability when a project goes awry.
By BRIAN R. FARNEN and ALEXEI KOVTUNENKO
On June 28, the Connecticut Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) established the CT Solar Lease 2 program, a first-of-its-kind, public-private partnership that will invest $60 million in the deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar thermal hot water systems in Connecticut.
By JEFFREY J. VITA and DAVID G. JORDAN
Essential to any construction project is an insurance program that adequately protects against the many risks that exist both during the building process and after completion. Among the types of insurance required, and arguably the most common form of construction risk coverage, is the Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy.
By DOUGLAS M. POULIN
We typically think of insurance policies as protecting against liability that arises from an accident or some other fortuitous event. On a construction project such events might include, for example, a crane collapse or falling construction materials.
By THOMAS G. LIBRIZZI and STEVEN LAPP
In the complex array of relationships that arise within the context of a large construction project, it is incumbent upon an injured party to determine what recourse is available under their contract (or subcontract as the case may be) and seek redress from a party that may actually be held legally responsible for their injury.
By DAVID T. DOOT and SEBASTIAN M. LOMBARDI
Due to the abundant supply of relatively low cost natural gas in the United States, Connecticut has adopted an energy strategy designed, in part, to increase the state's residential, commercial and industrial use of natural gas.