Joey Lee Miranda's practice focuses on energy, telecommunications, and utilities matters, including litigation, transactional and regulatory representation, and counseling. Ms. Miranda regularly appears before state regulatory agencies, including the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, and the Connecticut Siting Council, on utility, telecommunications, and energy-related matters. She also handles administrative appeals of agency decisions to state courts.
An important aspect of Ms. Miranda's practice also involves counseling clients on regulatory compliance matters. Her representative experience reflects a sophisticated range of legal matters, including the following:
- Counseling clients on locating and accessing federal, state, and local funding sources for renewable energy and distributed generation projects
- Counseling clients on opportunities to earn income from renewable energy and distributed generation projects
- Representing clients in securing renewable attribute accreditation for projects
- Representing clients in securing siting approval for renewable energy, distributed generation, and traditional generation projects
- Representing clients in disputes related to ownership of renewable energy credits
- Representing renewable and traditional energy-generation projects in obtaining long-term power purchase (a/k/a off-take) contracts
- Counseling clients in the permitting of renewable and traditional energy projects
- Representing clients in connection with regulatory approvals for the purchase and sale of renewable and traditional energy-generating facilities
- Representing clients in negotiating electricity, natural gas, and renewable energy credit purchase and sale agreements
Ms. Miranda's varied professional affiliations include serving as president of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Power & Energy Society and on the Board of Directors of New England Women in Energy & the Environment. Ms. Miranda also regularly publishes and presents on matters of interest to the energy industry, and she edited the book Capturing the Power of Electric Restructuring.