Kristin Seeger


San Francisco

Kristin's practice focuses on the acquisition and sale of domestic and international renewable energy projects as well as platform and joint venture transactions.

Her experience spans projects across the United States and Canada and includes award-winning transactions. She is recognized nationally as Chambers USA Band 2 for Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional (2024) and as a Leading Lawyer: Energy-Renewable/Alternative Power by Legal 500.  Clients describe her as "very knowledgeable" with a "great sense of being practical and understanding what the drivers are on either side of the table." Kristin is a key member of Orrick's energy transition practice, which was recognized as Band 1 in Energy Transition by Chambers USA (2024).

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Intersect Power in the $750M equity investment led by TPG Rise Climate, with additional participation from Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC and Trilantic Energy Partners North America.
    • Equinor in the acquisition of a 100% stake in the U.S.-based privately owned battery storage developer East Point Energy
    • MEAG in the acquisition of a 50% stake in two adjacent renewable energy projects in Riverside County, California from EDF Renewables.
    • A public company in the sale of 250 MW of utility scale solar in California to an international electric utility.
    • A public company in the sale of a portfolio of C&I solar assets across California, Arizona, Massachusetts and Vermont.
    • TerraForm Power in the acquisition of 930 MW of wind power capacity in the U.S. and Canada from Invenergy Wind.
    • Sharp Corporation in the sale of Recurrent Energy, LLC to a subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc.
    • A public company in the acquisition of a portfolio of distributed generation solar project plants across the United States.
    • A solar project development and generating company in the sale of nine solar projects in Ontario, Canada to a joint venture between a global energy major and Mitsubishi Corporation and the sale of eight solar projects with an aggregate capacity of 86 MW to MetLife and Fiera Axium Infrastructure.
    • A private equity fund in the sale of its equity interests in four gas-fired power generation facilities, located in Idaho, Colorado, Wisconsin and Minnesota, and totaling 1000 MW.
    • A leading solar project developer in the sale of two 20 MW solar photovoltaic facilities located in California and selling power to Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Southern California Edison, respectively.
    • A private equity fund in the acquisition of a portfolio of landfill gas projects located in New York and Vermont, including the negotiation and documentation of the transaction documents.
    • A private equity fund in the acquisition of a high-BTU landfill gas facility in Kansas and a natural gas hedge transaction for the gas produced by the facility, secured by all facility assets.
    • The foreign sponsors in the sale of their U.S. solar portfolio, including both operating and development stage assets.
    • A private equity fund in the sale of a 50 MW coal-fired facility in upstate New York for conversion into a biomass power plant.
    • Represented Aria Energy in its merger with Archaea Energy and Rice Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: RICE), a special purpose acquisition company focused on the energy transition sector.
    • A leading solar developer in the sale of its pipeline of projects totaling 20,000 MW across 12 states to a global renewable developer.
    • CleanCapital invests in 29 MW of new-build solar in Howard County, Maryland.
    • CleanCapital in its acquisition of a 65.3 MW portfolio of solar assets spanning 12 states.
    • CleanCapital in its equity investment in Renewable Independent Power Producers (Renewable IPP), a solar developer operating in Alaska.
    • CleanCapital in the acquisition of a portfolio of 4 operational solar assets located in New Jersey totaling 34.5 MW in installed capacity from investment manager GoldenSet Capital.
    • Green Street Power Partners in its majority equity sale to DIF Capital Partners.

    Project Finance

    • The sponsor in the $145 million tax equity financing of a 60 MW solar facility located in California, which was awarded "Deal of the Year," IJGlobal Americas Awards.
    • An electric utility in the $285 million tax equity financing of a 200 MW wind facility.
    • An electric utility in the proposed tax equity financing of a 160 MW wind facility, to be located on tribal land in California.
    • The sponsor in the tax equity and debt financing of a portfolio of distributed solar generating facilities.