Kirt Mayland

Energy Legal Fellow

Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation

Kirt Mayland is the Energy Legal Fellow at CIRCA.  He assists municipalities in Connecticut access and navigate the various state and federal programs that incentivize renewable energy development and energy resiliency and in working with private groups in the sector and also teaches renewable energy law, land-use law and environmental law at UConn.  He is also the president of Reservoir Road Holdings, a renewable energy development firm. He was formerly in-house counsel at Barron Partners, Soltas Energy, and Penn Energy Renewables. Prior to his time at Penn, Mayland was an environmental attorney at Trout Unlimited and also the founder and director of its Eastern Water Project. He has also worked at Sidley, Austin Brown & Wood and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. He graduated from Dartmouth College and was a Fulbright Scholar in Monterrey, Mexico, where he received a Masters in Finance from the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores. He received a JD from the University of Connecticut, where he was a member of the Connecticut Law Review, and an LLM in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School.

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