Peter Richmond

Senior Associate

San Francisco

Peter advises renewable energy developers and investors on project development and financing matters.

Peter has extensive experience with the development and financing of renewable energy, solar plus storage, and stand-alone energy storage projects.  This experience ranges from PPA, EPC, equipment supply, O&M, interconnection, and shared facilities agreements to tax equity, debt financing, and M&A.  Peter also represents clients in developing and investing in community solar and C&I solar and solar plus storage projects.

Peter has worked on utility-scale and behind-the-meter energy storage projects with an aggregate capacity exceeding 1 GW / 4 GWhs. Notably, he represented the sponsor in the first non-recourse financing of a portfolio of behind-the-meter storage projects, the 2017 IJGlobal North America Energy Storage Deal of the Year.

While pursuing his J.D. from Stanford Law School, Peter also obtained an M.S. from Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.  Prior to attending law school, Peter had a mini-career in health policy, working for several years as an analyst at the Congressional Budget Office and for Stanford’s Center for Health Policy.

    • A developer in the tax equity financing of two solar projects totaling 175 MWs in California.
    • A developer in the structuring and documentation of a 500 MW generation tie-line facility connecting five solar projects in California.
    • A developer in the construction loan and mezzanine debt financings of three solar projects totaling 375 MWs in California.
    • A developer in the construction loan and mezzanine debt financing of a 120 MW solar project in Texas.
    • A developer in the financing of a portfolio of natural gas fueling stations in Florida.
    • A renewable energy developer and operator in the non-recourse refinancing of a loan secured by a portfolio of wind power assets.
    • A renewable energy investor in multiple bridge financings secured by a portfolio of development-stage solar projects.
    • A wind developer and operator in the sale of a 100 MW wind project in California.
    • A supermajor energy company in multiple tax equity investments in California solar projects.
    • An aircraft leasing company in multiple aircraft leasing transactions.
    • Public and private companies in secured revolving loan facility transactions.
    • Sellers and buyers in multiple company M&A transactions.