Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises MMR Group in SunZia Transmission Sale

July 19, 2022

NEW YORK, July 19, 2022: Morgan Lewis represented MMR Group, Inc. in the sale of the SunZia Transmission project from Southwestern Power Group to Pattern Energy Group LP. 

Southwestern Power Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of MMR Group Inc. SunZia Transmission consists of a 550-mile bidirectional ± 525 kV high-voltage direct current transmission line between central New Mexico and south-central Arizona, with the capacity to transport up to 3,000 MW of clean, renewable energy. Pattern Energy is developing the SunZia Wind project, a 3,000+ MW facility in New Mexico, which will use the SunZia Transmission line. SunZia Transmission and SunZia Wind together constitute the largest renewable energy infrastructure project in US history with an overall investment totaling more than $8 billion.

Partners Jonathan Morris, Wayne Song, and Etienne Shanon and associate Chris Miller advised MMR Group.

For more, read MMR’s announcement.