Power and Renewable Energy

Representative Work

Sale of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline by TransAlta Corporation to ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. for $255 million

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the sale by TransAlta and its partner, Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure Ltd., of the Pioneer Pipeline to ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd. for $255 million

Maxim Power Corp.’s conversion of electric generation facility from coal to natural gas

Counsel to Maxim Power Corp., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Milner Power Limited Partnership, in the conversion of the H.R. Milner electric generation facility from coal to natural gas. We advised in connection with the on-going development and financing of a state-of-the-art 204MW natural gas-fired power plant near Grande Cache, Alberta, including the acquisition of a General Electric Frame 7 F-Class combustion turbine generator and certain related equipment from Kennecott Utah Copper LLC

Agreement for the sale of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline by TransAlta Corporation

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the execution of an agreement for TransAlta and its partner, Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure Ltd., to sell the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline to NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TC Energy Corporation, for a purchase price of $255 million

Acquisition and financing of five solar projects in Alberta

Counsel to a developer in connection with the acquisition and on-going project finance of five solar projects in Alberta

Dow Chemical Canada ULC commercial arrangements for a cogeneration facility

Counsel to Dow Chemical Canada ULC in connection with the commercial arrangements pertaining to the cogeneration facility owned by TransAlta Cogeneration L.P and Prairie Boys Capital Corporation located on Dow's Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta site

Potential sale of transmission assets in Alberta

Counsel to a seller in respect of a potential sale of transmission assets in Alberta

TransAlta Corporation asset acquisition from Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in respect of the agreement with Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership #2 to acquire the Limited Partnership responsible for developing the Three Creeks Power Project (two 230 MW Siemens F class gas turbines and related equipment) for $84 million

Commercial arrangement for inside the fence power projects

Counsel to an independent power development company on the commercial arrangements related to various inside the fence power projects

Canadian Solar Inc.’s Alberta Infrastructure RFP submissions for three solar projects

Counsel to Canadian Solar in its submission of three solar projects under the Alberta Infrastructure RFP, achieving "Selected Proponent" status and being awarded a Solar Electricity Support Agreement with the Province of Alberta for all three projects

Daytona Power Corporation’s late stage development financing for project in Nevada

Counsel to Daytona Power Corporation in respect of late stage development financing for the Blue Diamond 500MW Advanced Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Nevada

Daytona Power Corporation’s late stage development financing for offshore to onshore project in California

Counsel to Daytona Power Corporation in respect of late stage development financing for a large scale (3,500 – 4,000 MW) offshore to onshore, high voltage direct current transmission project in California

Daytona Power Corporation’s late stage development financing for project in Southern California

Counsel to Daytona Power Corporation in respect of late stage development financing for Phase I of the 500MW Lake Elsinore Advanced Pumped Storage Project (LEAPS) in Southern California, and for Phase II involving an additional 500MW Lake Elsinore Advanced Pumped Storage Project (LEAPS II)

Refinancing and extension of the project financing for a windfarm asset in Southern Alberta

Counsel to Box Springs Wind Corporation in respect of the refinancing and extension of the project financing for a windfarm asset in Southern Alberta

Development of a wind power project

Counsel to a power developer in respect to the development of a wind power project and a bid in response to an Alberta's Renewable Electricity Program RFP

Environmental remediation and restoration obligations arising from the construction of a transmission power line

Counsel to an Alberta-based power producer in connection with environmental remediation and restoration obligations arising out of the construction of a transmission power line in a National Park in conjunction with a pipeline project

Maxim Power Corp.’s sale of the proposed wind development project

Counsel to Maxim Power Corp. in the sale of the proposed 34.5 MW Buffalo Atlee wind development project to Capstone Power Development (B.C.) Corp.

Joint development of pipeline and power facilities

Counsel to an exploration and production company on the joint development of pipeline and power facilities and on a gas sales agreement with electricity netback pricing, and subsequent financing issues

Potential joint development of wind power project in Alberta

Counsel to a power developer on the potential joint development, limited partnership and private power purchase agreement for a wind power project in Alberta

ARC Resources Ltd.’s electrification of natural gas processing facilities

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in the electrification of its natural gas processing facilities located in the Montney region of British Columbia through the connection to the BC Hydro transmission system

Maxim Power Corp.’s sale of Alberta Power Project assets

Counsel to Maxim Power Corp. in connection with the sale of the Alberta Power Project assets to AltaGas Pipeline Partnership

Maxim Power Corp.’s acquisition of five power facilities in the United States

Counsel to Maxim Power Corp. in connection with its acquisition of five US-based power generation facilities

CCAA proceedings concerning the disposition of a partially completed 144 MW wind-power project

Counsel to a bank in connection with the CCAA proceedings concerning Earth First Canada Inc. and the related asset disposition of a partially completed 144 MW wind-power project

TransAlta Corporation’s joint venture arrangements for a power plant development

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in respect of negotiating and preparing joint venture arrangements for the development of new wind power plants

TransAlta Corporation’s development of a wind power project

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the development of a 200 MW+ wind farm project following it having achieved “Selected Proponent” status under AESO’s REP Round 3 program