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Clean Energy Advocacy Group Appoints Foley Hoag’s Adam Wade Co-Chair of Key Committee

Foley Hoag LLP announced today that Adam Wade, a member of the Energy & Cleantech Group, was named to a two-year term as Co-Chair of the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association’s (NECA) Renewable Energy Committee.

NECA is a 950-member association representing 130 companies and organizations in the renewable energy industry. It promotes energy conservation, creating markets for renewable and alternative energy, efficiency and distribution technology.

In announcing this change, David O’Connor, NECA board member and Wade’s predecessor as co-chair, said: “Adam has been a hard-working member of the committee and played a valuable role in helping us plan and implement our very successful Renewables Conference this spring. We are fortunate to have his leadership and wish him good luck.”

Wade’s legal practice encompasses several major areas in the renewable energy industry. He has worked on developing and financing wind, solar and geothermal projects and negotiated off-take agreements such as renewable energy credit sales agreements and residential and commercial solar power purchase agreements. He has represented the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer in turbine supply, warranty and service arrangements for transactions with developers active in North America.

Wade holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from Colgate University and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.