Co-Chair, Energy and Power Group
As Co-Chair of McMillan LLP’s Power and Energy Law Group, Mike Richmond is sought out for his widely respected expertise, legal and professional advice in the renewable energy sector.
As an energy lawyer who has focused on power generation projects for almost 20 years, Mike provides experienced commercial, regulatory and financing advice to developers, investors and lenders of power projects, with a focus on solar and wind generation.
Mike has acted on renewable energy projects in respect of project acquisitions, site leases, EPC contracts, equipment purchases and warranties, connection agreements and disputes, regulatory licenses and approvals, market rule compliance, project financings and dispositions. He has played a role in the development of over 700 projects to date.
He has also provided substantial advice in relation to a variety of power purchase agreements for projects across Canada, as well as electricity wholesale and retail contracts, and provided policy advice related to market design and operation.