Dahl has extensive experience in a range of complex commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project development and finance, with a particular emphasis on renewables, mid-stream energy and infrastructure projects and companies. He is the office leader of Orrick's Houston office.

He represents project sponsors/developers, private equity investors, utilities and strategic investors in all stages of structuring, developing, financing, acquisition and disposition of energy projects and companies, including the negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale, joint development, shareholder, partnership and LLC operating, debt and equity financing, security, credit, power purchase, tolling, construction and other major equipment supply agreements, and also credit arrangements. Over the last decade, Dahl has successfully closed transactions relating to projects totaling many thousands of megawatts and many billions of dollars in asset value.

    • A private equity investor in the acquisition of a portfolio of gas-fired power projects in the United States.
    • A pipeline company in the joint venture development, ownership and operation of a major pipeline.
    • A private equity investor in the acquisition of a solar facility in Mexico.
    • An investor-owned utility in the acquisition of several wind projects in Texas, New Mexico and Minnesota.
    • An LNG developer in the financing of an intrastate natural gas pipeline located in Louisiana.
    • An owner/operator in connection with a tolling agreement regarding a 50,000 bbl/day condensate fractionation unit.
    • An offtaker in connection with a tolling agreement regarding 100,000 bbl/day condensate fractionation units.
    • A private equity investor in the acquisition and back-leverage financing of a portfolio of distributed solar projects in Minnesota.
    • A strategic investor in the acquisition of an ownership interest in a joint venture company owning multiple operating renewable energy projects located in 14 US states.
    • A private investor in the acquisition of a cash equity interest in a portfolio of wind projects located in Texas and New Mexico.
    • A significant US-based wind developer in its joint venture with a large Mexican industrial company to develop up to 1 GW of renewables projects in Mexico.
    • A utility in its acquisition of four wind projects in the Midwestern United States.
    • A strategic investor and a wind developer in the acquisition of a cash equity interest in a wind project located in Kansas.
    • Various sponsors/developers in the acquisition, development, and project financing of numerous wind and solar projects scattered across the United States, including (as a few examples): a 101.2 MW wind power project in Puerto Rico; an 80 MW wind power project in Idaho; a 124.5 MW wind power project in Idaho; a 14.5 MW solar project in Texas; and a 101.2 MW wind power project in California.

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