Jacob’s practice focuses on commercial aspects of the electricity infrastructure sector, specializing in procurement, development, finance and M&A. He has extensive experience advising owners, lenders, governmental authorities, contractors and operators on power generation projects across multiple technologies and on other electricity infrastructure assets across Canada. Jacob recently served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Solar Industries Association and is currently advising the IESO on contractual implications of Ontario’s nascent greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. In 2015 Jacob acted for the IESO on its first procurement of utility-scale, multi-hour electricity storage facilities. In 2009 Jacob led the Osler team acting for the Ontario Power Authority on the design, structure, consultation and drafting of legal documents for the renewable energy Feed-in Tariff Program, developed in connection with the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009. Jacob also maintains a specialty advising clients on Canadian regulatory aspects of commodities and derivatives trading and marketplace activities.