Energy Lawyers – West Group Law


Members of the firm have significant experience addressing all aspects of energy law, including sophisticated energy transactions, electric and natural gas competitive initiatives, and complex regulatory proceedings. We have represented numerous clients on matters such as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Project development
  • Corporate transactions
  • Renewable energy initiatives
  • The divestiture of electric generation facilities
  • Power purchase agreements
  • Complex M&A regulatory approvals
  • The valuation of stranded costs
  • Rate cases and performance based rate plans
  • Various proceedings involving the implementation of competitive energy initiatives

A Multi-Discipline Approach

We offer deep experience in a wide range of business, legal, and public policy and regulatory areas in the generation and transmission of energy in the water, electricity, and gas sectors, including:

  • Environmental permitting and siting
  • Facility engineering
  • Landfill gas
  • Anaerobic digestion

Representative Energy Projects

Attorneys at West Group Law have:

– Advised energy companies and project developers on legal and regulatory approvals for electric generation and renewable energy projects, including wind, solar, fuel cells, and natural gas projects

– Drafted net metering, power purchase, and generation agreements on behalf of public and private sector clients

– Advised public and private sector clients on regulatory compliance and environmental permitting for both traditional and renewable generation facilities

– Conducted complex procurements for energy generation facilities, including waste-to-energy, biomass, gasification, and anaerobic digestion facilities

– Advised clients on complex Renewable Portfolio Standards and Environmental Attribute programs, including SRECs, Investment Tax Credit, Carbon Credit, and other federal and state incentive and compliance programs

– Provided lead counsel and project management services in multiple-parcel P3 development of 42-plus acre solar farm

– Assisted in providing counsel to landfill gas to energy projects and a landfill cogeneration plant

– Brought rate cases and performance based rate plans in numerous states for natural gas and water utilitiesPerformed natural gas and electric utility merger

– Advised on the use of right of way for electric, gas, and oil transmission

– Advised on the procurement design, formation, negotiation, and execution of a trigeneration facility

– Advised municipalities on the procurement design, formation, negotiation, and administration of Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs)

– Negotiated agreements for electric vehicle charging stations

– Undertaken nuclear facility prudency reviews and sale of nuclear reactors

For more information about our municipal infrastructure practice and work in the energy, clean technology, and renewable sectors, please call to speak with Managing Partner Teno West.