Insights
Firm News

Farella Braun + Martel Advises First Solar on Sale of Macho Springs Solar Project

June 2, 2014 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2014: Farella Braun + Martel LLP represented First Solar, Inc. on its sale of the 50 megawatt Macho Springs Solar Project to Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy. The project is located on approximately 600 acres of State Trust land in Luna County, New Mexico, and will sell power to El Paso Electric pursuant to a 20-year power purchase agreement.  It is the largest solar power plant in the state of New Mexico. The deal closed on May 23.

First Solar News Release

Farella also assisted First Solar with the 2013 acquisition of the Macho Springs Solar Project and served as counsel on the project’s real estate and development.

The Farella Macho Springs team included Corporate Partners Ryan Lowther and David Stoll, Real Estate Partner Richard Rabbitt and Corporate Associates Jacqueline Swigler and Shara McCarthy.


Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415 954-4433 / [email protected]

Firm Highlights

Publication

What You Need To Know About Representation and Warranty Insurance

The allocation of post-transaction risk is a key area where bids for assets can differentiate themselves. And representation and warranty insurance is a great arrow to have in your quiver, whether you are a seasoned...

Read More
News

Farella Client MedMen Enterprises Inc. Opens Second San Francisco Retail Store

Farella Braun + Martel provided MedMen Enterprises Inc. , a leading cannabis retailer with operations across the nation, with land use and permitting advice to win approval to open its MedMen Union Street retail...

Read More
News

Ryan Lowther Named Among Top Cannabis Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal

Ryan Lowther headshot
Read More
Publication

Getting With The Program: How Opportunity Zone Investors Can Navigate Tax Benefits

Investing in the future of an economically distressed community can be rewarding in more ways than one. Not only are investors supporting the growth of an underserved community, but there can also be significant financial benefits...

Read More
News

Katherine Philippakis Named Among the Top Women Lawyers in California by Daily Journal

Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce the selection of partner Katherine Philippakis to the Daily Journal ’s 2022 list of California’s "Top Women Lawyers." The annual list honors the achievements of leading...

Read More
News

Farella Represents Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards

Wine Grapevine Image
Read More
Publication

Mitigating the Uncertainty of Smoke Taint in Wine Grapes

Smoke taint has dominated the worries of the California wine industry recent years. With unsettled climate conditions and continued droughts, there is no reason to think that smoke taint will not continue to be...

Read More
News

Julie Treppa Elected Fellow of American College of Tax Counsel

Julie Treppa headshot
Read More
Publication

AB 525: Laying the Foundation for California's Offshore Wind Industry

Through Assembly Bill (AB) 525, California joined the flurry of activity in the offshore wind industry in 2021 led by the Biden Administration. While offshore wind development in California has lagged behind efforts on...

Read More
News

Farella Names Ashley Breakfield and Cynthia Castillo As Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinders

Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that senior associates  Ashley Breakfield and Cynthia Castillo were selected to be members of the 2022 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinders. The...

Read More