Joel is an attorney and Manager in Deloitte Tax’s Washington National Tax (WNT) practice, in the Federal Tax Accounting, Periods, Methods and Credits group. His practice focuses on renewable energy transactions, specifically issues associated with the section 48 Investment Tax Credit (ITC), section 45 Production Tax Credit (PTC), and MACRS depreciation. He has experience with an array of energy technologies, including solar, wind, and biomass, as well as energy storage.
Joel previously served as Assistant General Counsel at the energy storage start-up Solar Grid Storage LLC before it was acquired. His duties included all legal and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on tax issues associated with the Section 48 Investment Tax Credit, project financing structures, and energy storage assets’ participation in grid services markets. He spearheaded numerous policy and market development initiatives, including the successful award of nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative Incubator.