Aryan Moniri represents clients in developing, financing, acquiring and selling energy and infrastructure projects, both in the U.S. and internationally.


Mr. Moniri's recent representations include:

  • Talen Energy in connection with:
    • its secured corporate credit facilities;
    • the $450 million project financing of its Lower Mount Bethel and Martins Creek power plants; and
    • the restructuring of its 2,532 MW Mach Gen portfolio;
  • Pattern Energy in connection with:
    • the construction and tax equity financing of the 220 MW Grady wind farm;
    • construction, tax equity and back leverage financings totaling over $1 billion for its two Broadview wind farms and the Western Interconnect transmission line;
    • its investment in the 298 MW El Cabo wind farm; and
    • the $205 million financing of the 122 MW Conejo solar project in Chile;
  • TerraForm Power in connection with its corporate credit facilities and multiple portfolio and project financings;
  • Goldman Sachs in the formation of a renewable energy fund;
  • Ygrene in connection with financings to support its PACE securitizations;
  • Lindblad Expeditions in connection with a $107 million financing provided by Export Credit Norway and Citibank;
  • SunEdison and its subsidiaries in connection with more than $4 billion in secured corporate credit facilities, project financings and warehouse facilities, including project financings in Chile, Honduras, India, Israel, Jordan and South Africa;
  • First Solar in connection with the $290 million financing of the 141 MW Luz del Norte solar project in Chile;
  • Mizuho in connection with the project financing of the 242 MW Birchwood Power Facility in Virginia;
  • Peru LNG S.R.L. in the financing of its $3.8 billion LNG export project in Peru;
  • InterGen N.V. and China Huaneng Group in connection with the AU$467 million refinancing of the Millmerran Power Station, an 840 MW, coal-fired power plant located in Queensland, Australia; and
  • lenders, borrowers and investors in sports-related transactions, including financings for the Detroit Tigers, the Houston Astros and the Minnesota Vikings.

Mr. Moniri has been named in The Legal 500 U.S.



  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2008
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2004


  • District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association

Aryan Moniri

Partner, Energy and Infrastructure Projects