Paul Hastings Advised Spearmint Energy in Acquisition of Battery Energy Storage Assets Portfolio

March 23, 2023

Paul Hastings LLP advised Spearmint Energy, a next-generation renewable energy developer and battery storage company, in the acquisition of a 900 MW/2,000 MWh portfolio of battery energy storage assets, jointly referred to as Nomadic, in Texas from one of the largest developers and operators of clean energy projects in the U.S.

This marks Spearmint’s second acquisition since the inception of the company in May 2022. Paul Hastings previously advised Spearmint in the acquisition of a 150 MW battery energy storage project, also located in Texas, from leading clean energy developer, Con Edison Development. The initial transaction successfully closed in July 2022 and is expected to commence commercial operation in mid-2023.

Each of the four projects located in Cooke, Galveston, Brazoria, and Upton Counties, respectively, will provide much-needed battery energy storage assets to Texas’ ERCOT market. The second acquisition comes in response to a continued notable shift in the energy market, which has seen higher industry-wide demand for renewable power following Winter Storm Uri and the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act, growth attributed to the use of technology and increases in natural gas prices, as well as a weaker outlook for solar buildout.

Energy & Infrastructure and M&A partner Luis Gomar led the Paul Hastings team, which also included partners Michael HaunChris Carr, and Gregory Spitzer; and associates Irene Kau, Jose Pablo SalasKami LaBergeLucas Grunbaum, and Lane Barrasso.

About Paul Hastings

With widely recognized elite teams in finance, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and special situations, litigation, employment and real estate, Paul Hastings is a premier law firm providing superior intellectual capital and execution globally to the world’s leading investment banks, asset managers and corporations.

Practice Areas

Energy and Infrastructure



Corporate, Litigation, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Employment

Becca Hatton


Katy Foster


Miranda Ward

Submission Requests

Firmwide Inquiries

Elliott Frieder

Get In Touch With Us

Contact Us