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Energy Storage

The energy storage landscape is quickly changing. We can help you navigate the evolving legal and regulatory requirements governing energy storage projects, ensuring you maximize value and minimize risks.

As the global energy transition kicks into high gear, McCarthy Tétrault sits at the forefront of providing essential legal services for the development, financing, and operation of energy storage projects. Our multifaceted team of lawyers represents project proponents, developers, lenders and investors on all aspects of energy storage projects, including development, construction, financing, and ownership structure, as well as regulatory matters. We have a deep understanding of the evolving regulatory space in which storage projects operate across every major Canadian jurisdiction, assisting you in navigating the legal, regulatory and commercial aspects of your project or transaction in the energy storage industry.

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  • Enwave Energy Corporation development of a state-of-the-art thermal energy storage facility in The Well complex in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank financing of the Oneida Energy Storage Project, the largest battery energy storage project in Canada.
  • Powin Energy acquisition, development, and subsequent disposition of a 50% interest in four energy storage projects in Ontario.
  • Energy Storage Canada advocating for bespoke tariff treatment for storage resources at the Alberta Utilities Commission.
  • NRStor C&I sale of equity interests in an energy-as-a-service corporation to Blackstone Equity Partners.
  • Enfinite Energy acquisition and development of three 20 MW battery energy storage projects in Alberta.