Kapla Law PLLC
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Legal Services

  • Wind energy project leases, access and transmission easements, co-development agreements, licenses, and related real property agreements.
  • Utility-scale and distributed generation solar energy project leases, purchase and sale agreements, options, EPC agreements, O&M agreements, and distributed generation power purchase agreements.
  • Title and survey review and analysis, and title curative instruments.
  • Legal support of general commercial transactions such as consulting contracts, O&M agreements, asset purchase and sale agreements, membership interest purchase agreements, and other corporate transactions relating to the operation, transfer and sale of renewable energy projects.
  • Due diligence investigations relating to title and real estate assets for solar and wind energy mergers and acquisitions.
  • Represents clients in reporting agricultural land interests under federal and state statutes relating to foreign interests in agricultural lands.
  • Represents (pro bono) applicants for political asylum before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Affairs.

Representative Transactions

Solar Energy Projects
  • Counseled California public transit authority on proposed lease of transit property for third-party owned solar energy system.
  • Represented solar developer in licensing Colorado school district property for development and operation of community solar energy project.
  • Drafted and negotiated purchase and lease option agreements for multiple solar energy projects in California and Georgia for international solar energy developer.
  • Supported sale of central California utility-scale solar energy project to national solar energy company.
  • Represented EPC contractor in successful negotiation of contract for engineering, procurement, and construction of solar PV facility in San Diego County.
  • Drafted and negotiated solar energy lease agreements for two 20-MW, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Imperial County, California on behalf of national solar energy developer and operator.
  • Represented developer in solar lease agreements and power purchase agreements for distributed-generation PV project located at Colorado airport.
  • Drafted and negotiated engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, solar energy lease, and related agreements for ground-mount utility-scale project in New Jersey on behalf of international solar developer.
  • Represented distributed generation PV developer in drafting solar equipment lease agreement, access agreements, and maintenance contracts for parking lot shade PV project in California.
  • Represented major solar energy project owner in co-development agreement negotiations with local solar developer.
Wind Energy Transactions
  • Conducted title and survey review, and provided curative documents, for Pennsylvania utility-scale wind energy project.
  • Represented developer in drafting and negotiating public land lease for bid in connection with renewable energy development in New Mexico.
  • Conducted title and survey review and undertook title curative efforts for Oregon wind project properties.
  • Represented international energy company in negotiating leases and purchase option agreements for 100+ MW project in California.
  • Represented developer-operator in sale of 60 and 100 MW+ wind energy projects in Klickitat County, Washington with respect to real property assets and title due diligence.
  • Represented major buyer of wind energy real property and related project assets in New Mexico.
  • Represented international wind-energy corporation in sale of subsidiary company with multiple project assets located in Pennsylvania.
  • Represented lender in title and real property due diligence for multimillion dollar construction loan on Morrow County, Oregon.
Other Transactions
  • Represented landowner in negotiating transmission and access agreement for joint wind energy project development in northern California.
  • Represented developer in exercising options and amending leases for newly acquired assets in Nevada wind project.
  • Represented Oregon irrigation district secure financing for a small hydroelectric project through state and federal funding sources.
  • Represented major wind energy developer in drafting and negotiating a wake impact agreement with neighboring developer.
  • Represented international broker of renewable energy credits in negotiating a consulting agreement with third-party independent contractor.
  • Represented internationally owned wind developers in compliance with state and federal laws relating to foreign interests in agricultural laws.