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Utility Generating Facilities

Richard Allan represents an investor-owned utility in obtaining state authorizations for multiple phases of  two natural gas-fired power plants. His representation has involved preparation of numerous applications, defense of an administrative contested case, and negotiation of agreements for public facility improvements.

Following construction of the first phase of one gas-fired power plant, Richard assisted the client in obtaining approval from the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council for a reconfigured second phase. He represented the client in initiating a rulemaking proceeding to adapt carbon dioxide offset requirements to the characteristics of the second  phase.

Richard has also represented the utility with respect to siting issues for two wind farms in Oregon and Washington with total nameplate capacity of over 700 MW.