Allison Will is an energy attorney with a practice that focuses primarily on advising and representing regulated utilities in state regulatory and transactional matters. Allison reviews, prepares, negotiates and manages renewable energy power purchase agreements and coal byproducts services agreements at local power plants. Allison assists, develops, drafts and conducts utility scale and distributed generation request for proposals solicitations for renewable resources and assists in procuring subsequent certification of winning contracts before the Georgia Public Service Commission. Allison assists clients in the review and development of utility Integrated Resource Plans (IRP), the IRP regulatory approval process, and the development and implementation of utility programs and procurements that result from approved IRPs.
Allison has a growing expertise with regulatory issues regarding the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) including advising clients on understanding state and federal level PURPA policy requirements and changes, drafting qualifying facility (QF) power purchase agreements, analyzing of avoided cost rate issues, among other QF related issues. Allison assisted in the regulatory analysis, preparation and procurement of multi-state regulatory approvals in the 2016 merger of a large public utility holding company and gas company. Additionally, Allison conducts the legal review of utility energy efficiency and demand side programs and related marketing and corporate communications.
Allison is a double dawg having graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law and summa cum laude from the University of Georgia with a BBA in International Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Secretary, Board of Directors, Women's Energy Network (WEN), Greater Atlanta Chapter (2017)
- Energy Bar Association