Peter concentrates his practice in the area of energy law, with a special emphasis on the acquisition, development and financing of renewable energy projects. Peter routinely represents U.S. and international private equity, hedge fund and infrastructure fund clients in connection with energy and infrastructure transactions with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, control and non-control investments, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, partnerships and joint ventures, and related general corporate counseling.
Peter has extensive experience representing clients acquiring, developing and financing wind, solar, biomass, hydroelectric, energy storage and other energy projects. With more than 25 years of experience, he has worked on projects including power plants (coal, gas, biomass), renewable energy (solar, wind, hydro and geothermal), copper smelting, refineries, gas storage facilities, gas processing and gas forming plants (methanol, ammonia), marine terminal assets (crude and refined products), pulp and paper plants and related timber assets, ports, toll ways, rails and subways, steel mills, submarine cables, among others.
Peter represents clients in structuring energy projects and in the negotiation of various project agreements, including joint development agreements, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, energy services and energy management agreements, feedstock and fuel supply agreements, hedging arrangements for inputs and outputs, offtake and power purchase agreements (PPAs), equipment supply agreements, operation and maintenance (O&M) agreements among others.
He also has experience in energy commodity trading, physical and financial, as well as a variety of financing transactions, including project financing, off-balance sheet, limited recourse and structured finance transactions, including securitizations, monetizations and asset-based lending transactions.