Growing demand for electricity brings opportunities and challenges in areas of power generation and transmission and utilities. Fasken Martineau’s Energy group provides strategic legal advice to all sectors of the electricity industry including hydroelectric, wind, biomass and fossil fuels.
With more than 55 team members worldwide, we bring extensive experience with complex energy generation projects, transactions, financings and utilities regulation including some of the largest utilities and power projects in the world. We also offer unmatched expertise in transmission line projects in the electricity industry. When involved in the early stages of a project, our team has a proven record of helping clients mitigate the risks inherent in power projects.
Utilities, power developers and operators rely on us for legal advice. We represent a broad client base worldwide including transmission providers, major utilities, independent power producers and stakeholder groups on revenue requirement proceedings, rate design, integrated resource planning and other proceedings.
As industry leaders we also counsel governments in intergovernmental negotiations and routinely advise governments on industry issues. Our team has gained extensive experience representing clients before a wide range of regulatory bodies. Power clients benefit from the depth of our expertise in relevant government policy and in the energy marketplace.
- Power company M&A deals
- Regulatory approvals and environmental compliance
- Power purchase agreements
- Project siting, environmental assessments and other permitting
- Project finance
- Tax structuring
- Public consultation and Aboriginal consultation
- Land option agreements and land leases
- Rate structuring