Nuclear Energy

On February 8, 2022, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed Senate Bill 4 into law, repealing the state’s moratorium on nuclear energy. S.B. 4 went into effect on May 1, 2022.

As West Virginia seeks to remain a top energy producing state by incorporating nuclear energy into its all-of-the-above approach, Bowles Rice has established a dedicated Nuclear Energy team to focus on the bright prospect of nuclear energy in our region and as an opportunity for new industry and jobs in the state. The Bowles Rice Nuclear Energy team is ready to serve clients seeking to develop new nuclear projects, originate advanced reactor projects, provide supply chain materials or services to nuclear-related projects/entities, or incorporating nuclear energy into existing energy or industrial ventures.

For more than 100 years, Bowles Rice has been recognized as an industry leader in the region’s vast and ever-expanding energy sector, providing a full range of legal services associated with the development, financing and management of numerous large-scale energy-related projects; and the Bowles Rice Nuclear Energy team is ready to meet clients’ needs in this new and expanding sector.

A full-service firm, Bowles Rice is well-known and highly respected for its work in the energy sector. Often referred to as a "go-to" practice in the industry, our team approach ensures efficient and cost-effective representation. And with six offices located in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Virginia, we are geographically well-positioned to assist clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic and surrounding regions.

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