Energy Storage Update 2018
Managing AssociateSan Francisco
Peter Richmond is a managing associate in the Energy and Infrastructure Group and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Peter advises developers and investors in the energy sector on project development and financing matters, with a particular focus on energy storage and solar and other renewable energy projects.
Peter has deep experience in both development and financing aspects of energy storage projects. He represented the sponsor in the first non-recourse financing of a portfolio of behind-the-meter projects and winner of the 2017 IJGlobal North America Energy Storage Deal of the Year. Peter has worked on utility-scale storage projects with a total capacity of over 80MWs (240MWhs) for both utility and non-utility clients.
Peter’s utility-scale solar experience ranges from PPA, EPC, construction, equipment supply, O&M, interconnection, and shared facilities agreements to tax equity, debt financing, and M&A. In addition, Peter represents clients developing and investing in community solar and C&I solar projects.
Prior to joining Orrick, Peter was an associate with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where he worked on energy and aviation financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters.
Peter's experience includes representing the following: