David Macaulay is the co-head of the firm's power and renewable energy practice group. He represents clients in the energy sector, both domestically and internationally. He has significant experience in the development of commercial energy projects, in both the renewable and non-renewable sectors, with an emphasis on structuring power projects (solar, biomass, gas, coal, hydro, wind, battery and other fuels), pipelines, storage (including carbon capture) and other energy infrastructure projects, renewable natural gas and conventional oil and gas projects as well as joint ventures with Indigenous groups relating to such projects.
In respect of Canadian frontier energy projects, David has acted in respect of Mackenzie Valley Pipeline and the Terra Nova and Sable Island offshore projects. Internationally, he has represented clients in the acquisition of significant energy infrastructure assets in Australia and the structuring of power development projects in the United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico and South America.
David has been recommended as a leading energy lawyer by various legal directories including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He serves as a director of a number of private corporations, was the past chairman of the board and a long-term board member for Lindsay Park Sports Society, which operates the Repsol Talisman Centre for Sport and Wellness, and is involved in the Scholars Academy Mentorship Program with the University of Calgary.