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Holland & Hart is actively engaged in power generation and transmission issues throughout the Western United States and we play a leading role in the administrative, legislative, regulatory, and judicial proceedings that are reshaping the electric power industry. Our lawyers have represented large facilities from a variety of industries and obtained, for clients with power generation facilities, certification from FERC as a "Qualifying Facility" or as a registered power marketer.  We assist clients through every step of the power generation and transmission process, from preliminary permit review and application, through land and right-of-way acquisition to project completion.  At Holland & Hart, we pride ourselves on maintaining a deep working knowledge of the industry and we have the structures in place to help you navigate the ever-changing landscape, from start to finish.

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WYOMING POWER GENERATION & TRANSMISSION CONTACT

 

Isaac Sutphin

 

P 307-778-4263

 

insutphin@hollandhart.com

HIGHLIGHTED CASES & PROJECTS

 

 

Significant Overhead Transmission Line Project  Holland & Hart led efforts in permitting, certification, and right-of-way acquisition for a major overhead power transmission line.  In addition to assisting with requisite certificates of public convenience and necessity, Holland & Hart obtained numerous easements and other land use agreements through direct negotiation with landowners, as well as through condemnation and eminent domain . 

 

Wyoming Wind Power Development – Holland & Hart served as lead counsel on several wind power projects throughout Wyoming and beyond.  Holland & Hart successfully assisted Duke Energy Renewables with multiple projects, including obtaining industrial siting permits and necessary environmental approvals.  Holland & Hart also provided leadership in negotiating supply agreements and power purchase agreements relating to these projects.

 

Sale of Power Generation Project – Holland & Hart assisted an electric generation client in the disposition of a power generation project in Wyoming.  Holland & Hart led efforts in environmental due diligence and permit review on behalf of the seller that facilitated a timely closing.  Holland & Hart was also lead counsel for negotiating the purchase and sale agreement and the assignment of all ancillary land use rights.

 

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