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Stephanie Edinger

Partner

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Stephanie Edinger provides transactional and strategic advice to companies engaged in the development, purchase, and sale of a broad variety of energy and infrastructure projects, with an emphasis on renewable and thermal generating projects and oil and gas pipelines and midstream facilities.

Her extensive experience in the energy industry allows her to assist project sponsors in developing and negotiating their key project development contracts. She also assists her energy clients to structure and implement complex transactions, including asset and membership interest sales, acquisitions, and joint ventures.

Stephanie’s project experience background covers the full lifecycle of energy projects, from early-stage development through construction, financing, and acquisition or divestiture. Her transactional work includes helping clients to develop and build wind energy facilities, solar energy projects, natural gas-fired and peaking power plants, coal-fired power plants, battery energy storage projects, biomass projects, natural gas processing facilities, and natural gas and crude oil pipelines.

Experience

Power Industry Transactions
  • Balance of Plant Contracts
  • Construction Services Agreements
  • Development Services Agreements
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreements
  • Equipment Supply Agreements
  • Interconnection and Transmission Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Management Services Agreements
  • Operation and Maintenance Agreements
  • Pre-Paid Power Purchase Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Shared Facilities Agreements
  • Utility Power Purchase Agreements
  • Warranty Agreements
  • Wind Turbine Supply Agreements
Oil & Gas Industry Transactions
  • Connection Agreements
  • Construction Services Agreements
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreements
  • Gathering, Processing and Transportation Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Professional Service Agreements
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Terminal Services and Storage Agreements

Client Results

Representative Transactions
  • Represents oil and gas midstream companies in connection with negotiation of EPC contracts, master services agreements, and gathering and processing agreements.
  • Represented a public power authority in the negotiation of innovative long-term pre-paid power purchase agreements for wind farms in Washington and Utah, with a combined capacity of over 350 MW, with additional phases to be completed comprising a combined capacity of over 700 MW.
  • Assisted the public power authority in structuring and negotiating a pre-paid power purchase agreement and in creating the first priority security interests and the arrangements for sharing of transmission and interconnection facilities.
  • Represented this authority in connection with its acquisition of a 50 MW wind farm in Washington and the potential acquisition of additional wind farms comprising of over 200 MW.
  • Represented developers in negotiation of wind turbine supply agreements and EPC contracts for multiple wind farms located in Alaska, Idaho, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wyoming, representing almost 2.2 GW of nameplate capacity.
  • Represented the developer of a 100 MW wind energy generation facility in Oregon in connection with the $185 million sale of the facility to a major northwest utility pursuant to a build-own-transfer arrangement. The transaction included drafting and negotiation of warranty and operations and maintenance agreements.
  • Represented developers in the negotiation of power purchase agreements in Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming totaling over 2000 MW.
  • Represented a joint venture owned equally by a global IPP and a municipal utility in a $270 million non-recourse financing, which included drafting and negotiating all project documents, including power purchase agreements, EPC contract, operations and maintenance contracts, shared facilities agreements, interconnection and transmission agreements, and fuel supply contracts. The facilities financed include a 480 MW gas-fired combined-cycle power plant and all associated assets.
  • Represented a developer in connection with all development aspects of a 350 MW waste-coal fired facility in Wyoming. Negotiated a complex EPC contract, a merchant power sales agreement, and transmission agreements, among other project documents.
  • Represented a joint venture in the negotiation of an EPC contract for the construction of infrastructure facilities for an oil sands project in Canada.

  • Represented the owner in the construction of a fiber glass manufacturing facility, which involved drafting and negotiation of an EPC contract, technology license agreement and installation and commissioning services agreement with different contractors.
  • Represented the lender in the $50.5 million project financing of a gas-gathering, treatment and processing facility in Mississippi.

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Publications

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Women’s Energy Network, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
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