Darin Lowder

Legal Counsel - Ballard Spahr LLP


Darin Lowder focuses on energy, project finance, and related tax and public financing tools. Mr. Lowder has worked with lenders, utilities, energy project developers, tax equity investors, engineering and construction firms, project site owners, and power purchasers on a variety of renewable-energy and fossil-fuel power projects. Mr. Lowder is experienced with such project technologies as utility-scale commercial and residential-scale solar photovoltaic systems, onshore and offshore wind development, biomass and biofuel projects, coal-fired generation, next-generation nuclear power, and other energy efficiency and alternative energy technologies. He advises clients on tax and regulatory issues affecting the energy industry to emerging financing issues related to renewable energy projects or on military installations. Before joining Ballard Spahr, Mr. Lowder worked in the real estate, financial services, and nonprofit sectors, working for publicly owned corporations, small start-up companies, and nonprofit organizations. He served as an economist for a consulting firm, a strategic marketing director for a publicly owned home builder, a business strategist for a publicly held technology company, and an executive at a nonprofit educational organization.