Elaine M. Walsh


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Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.1141 F: +1.202.585.1042

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Private equity fund’s purchase of 31 hydroelectric projects in the U.S.
  • Private equity fund’s investment in brownfield energy terminal with 485 MW on-site generation and data center campus
  • NRG’s acquisition of Stream Energy, a national electric and gas retailer
  • NRG's acquisition of 2.1 GW of solar and wind utility scale and distributed generation portfolios from SunEdison
  • NRG’s sale of its Canal 3 gas-fired generation project to Stonepeak
  • NRG’s $2.6 billion acquisition of Edison Mission Energy in bankruptcy
  • Independent power producer in asset swap for Mid-Set, Salina River, Sargent Canyon, Sunrise, and Sycamore cogeneration projects
  • Consolidated Edison Solutions' sale of its competitive retail business to Exelon
  • Crius Energy’s purchase of USG&E, a national energy retailer
  • An institutional investor's acquisition of an interest in the West Deptford power project
  • NRG's acquisition of the 550 MW Gregory Power cogeneration facility in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Crius Energy’s purchase of TriEagle Energy, a national energy retailer
  • An institutional investor's participation in the acquisition of the Polaris Generation portfolio from Energy Investors Funds
  • NRG's $1.5 billion acquisition and financing of Reliant Energy
  • Constellation's $7.9 billion merger with Exelon
  • National Grid's sale of its shale gas business to PDC Mountaineer
  • NRG's acquisition of Energy Plus Holdings, a national energy retailer
  • BP's divestitures of several midstream assets
  • Madison Dearborn's $975 million acquisition and financing of Astoria Generating
  • NRG's acquisition of Green Mountain Energy, a national green energy retailer
  • Madison Dearborn's investment in First Wind
  • NRG's sale of its Padoma Wind portfolio to Enel North America
  • Macquarie's selldown of its district energy business to John Hancock
  • DTE's acquisition and conversion to biomass of the Stoneman generating facility
  • Constellation's acquisition of AES NewEnergy
  • NRG's purchase of Dominion's retail electric business

Development & Trading

  • Structured JVs for the development of biomass, solar and wind generation facilities
  • Counseled client on development of 1,600 MW coal-fired generation facility
  • Counseled client on the development of a start-up retail energy marketer
  • Regularly negotiate electricity, capacity, natural gas, crude, fuel oil, propane, coal, petroleum coke, transportation, steam, renewable energy credit and emissions allowance and offset agreements
  • Negotiated $25 million swap based on availability of nuclear generating facility
  • Negotiated secured swaps to complete financing of $1.7 billion acquisition of power plant portfolio
  • Advise wholesale and retail clients on default service auctions, credit sleeves and retail supply agreements
  • Represent developers in interconnection, O&M agreements, transition services agreements, shared facilities agreements, precedent agreements, EPC and energy management arrangements