Brian Meloy is an energy attorney, currently practicing out of the firm’s Minneapolis and Washington, D.C., offices. Brian represents energy investors, generation and transmission cooperatives, electric and gas utilities, renewable energy companies, independent power producers and transmission companies throughout the United States in energy transactions and regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state utility commissions. Brian counsels clients on a broad range of issues ranging from energy project permitting to energy market design.
A focus of Brian’s FERC practice is representing market participants active in centralized energy markets throughout the United States at FERC on issues relating to ratemaking, energy and capacity markets, transmission access and cost allocation, and generator interconnection. In the past year, Brian has represented market participants in major initiatives at FERC relating to the markets administered by ISO New England, PJM Interconnection and the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc.
Brian focuses his state regulatory practice on permitting renewable and traditional generation, pipeline and transmission facilities, cost-of-service ratemaking and ongoing regulatory compliance matters and regularly represents utilities, developers and businesses before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
Prior to joining Stinson Leonard Street, Brian practiced at an energy law boutique in Washington, D.C.