29 Jan 2019

WBD (US) Partner, Joe Tirone, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Business Network for Offshore Wind. Tirone is the co-lead for the firm's Energy and Natural Resources sector.

Tirone’s practice focuses on energy project and infrastructure development, mergers and acquisitions and project finance. His client work comprises structuring, negotiating and drafting a range of contracts and agreements for companies in the energy sector, including complex power purchase agreements, tolling agreements, engineering, procurement and construction contracts, long-term service agreements, energy-related hedging arrangements, project financing and security documents, and energy and infrastructure sector M&A agreements. He also advises retail electricity and gas suppliers on many commercial and regulatory aspects of their businesses. He advises clients in the United States and throughout the world.

The Business Network for Offshore Wind

The Business Network for Offshore Wind is a 501(c)(3) organisation dedicated to establishing an offshore wind supply chain in the United States. The Network is focused on delivering education, creating partnerships and advancing the industry. All membership and event proceeds are invested back into supporting the industry by helping the Network continue programmatic education and develop the tools and networks necessary to create a US offshore wind supply chain. The Network hosts the annual International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF), the leading technical conference for offshore wind in the United States dedicated to moving the industry forward.