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Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Natural gas generation projects

  • Represented client on purchase of 450 MW natural gas generation facility
  • Represented investor owned utility on sale of 460 MW natural gas project
  • Negotiated power supply, interconnection and construction contracts for both regulated and market-based providers of wholesale and retail electric services
  • Sited, obtained certificate for, and registered merchant and renewable electric generation resources on behalf of owners and operators of generation and associated transmission facilities
  • Represented utility in regulatory filings for 720 MW baseload plant
  • Represented utility in regulatory filings for 340 MW baseload plant
  • Represented utility in regulatory filings for 290 MW baseload plant

 

We help clients manage

  • Transactions for the development of new natural gas generation
  • State and federal regulatory requirements
  • Permitting and environmental compliance
  • Commercial disputes involving project development

Interdisciplinary team with experience across the spectrum of power generation and development

Our team of knowledgeable and experienced attorneys at Nelson Mullins helps you navigate the legal and regulatory issues and relationships related to power development

  • Former senior in-house counsel including
    • Former General Counsel of multinational construction company
    • Former in-house counsel for publicly traded energy efficiency company
  • Senior practitioners with experience in proceedings before the North Carolina Utilities Commission and the South Carolina Public Service Commission involving CPCN certificates, Tariffs and Rates, and Rulemakings
  • Attorneys and advocates for publicly-owned and member-owned retail electric suppliers and for high load retail electric customers
  • Public policy advocates with experience appearing before state and federal decision makers in the legislative and executive branches of government on behalf of clients in or related to the business of producing or supplying energy
  • Attorneys across the Firm’s platform with experience in Energy M&A, Debt and Equity Finance, Real Estate,  Tax, Environmental, Litigation, and Land Use

Our clients span the energy sector

  • Public utilities
  • Bank and non-bank lenders engaged in development projects
  • Publicly-owned and member-owned wholesale and retail electric energy suppliers
  • Developers and operators of merchant and renewable generation resources
  • Manufacturers and distributors of equipment and services used in the generation, transmission or distribution of electric supplies

Providing balanced perspectives from regular contacts with electric suppliers, merchant generation resources and regulatory agencies

Nelson Mullins’ attorneys bring years of collective experience and insight from regular contacts and dealings with

  • Members of the General Counsel’s office of various regulated Investor-Owned electric suppliers
  • Members and staff of state regulatory agencies and departments with jurisdiction over energy-related businesses
  • Developers and operators of merchant generation resources
  • The management and boards of multiple publicly-owned or member-owned electric suppliers

Our energy group services help you

  • Acquire and sell power projects  including single projects and large portfolios of projects
  • Identify, assess and address business risks through project due diligence – including PPA, EPC, IA and related project offtake agreement reviews
  • Negotiate transactions and joint venture deals – working with a legal team with practical business sense and a deep understanding of and experience with energy finance
  • Understand and navigate compliance issues associated with regulatory changes – including energy and capacity markets, frequency regulation, demand response, and other ancillary services

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Natural gas generation projects

  • Represented client on purchase of 450 MW natural gas generation facility
  • Represented investor owned utility on sale of 460 MW natural gas project
  • Negotiated power supply, interconnection and construction contracts for both regulated and market-based providers of wholesale and retail electric services
  • Sited, obtained certificate for, and registered merchant and renewable electric generation resources on behalf of owners and operators of generation and associated transmission facilities
  • Represented utility in regulatory filings for 720 MW baseload plant
  • Represented utility in regulatory filings for 340 MW baseload plant
  • Represented utility in regulatory filings for 290 MW baseload plant

 

  • Knowledge and experience regarding the legal, business and practical considerations in connection with power deals
  • Long term relationships with state policy-makers and representatives of the General Counsel of several regulated electric suppliers in the Southeast
  • Efficient and cost-effective provision of services
  • Interaction with current issues and contemporary personalities who regulate or participate in the production or distribution of electric products or supplies
  • Industry relationships with developers, lenders, utilities and other entities

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