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Posted on January 12th, 2011

Carlsmith Ball Partner Gerald Sumida To Speak At Seminar On Renewable Energy Projects in Hawaii

Gerald Sumida, Chair of Carlsmith Ball's Business, Corporate and Finance Section, will present a session on Government and Developer Perspectives on Project Development, covering issues such as federal, state and county permits and approvals, site acquisition, environmental review and community relationships, on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. The seminar will focus on commercial development of renewable energy, including financing for renewable energy projects, land acquisition, environmental review and obtaining government approvals and permits. Registration is available by phone (206-463-4400) or online at

Gerald Sumida has provided instrumental counsel on some of Hawaii's most important renewable projects in recent years, including wind and geothermal energy projects. His energy practice encompasses developing, financing and operating energy projects, including wind, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, and wave energy projects.