Work Area: Renewable energy

Guatemalan renewables investors bring claim against Honduras

A pair of Guatemalan renewable energy investors are pursuing a Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) claim against Honduras, as a group of US claimants drop their bid to revive a case against Nicaragua under the same free trade agreement.

26 September 2023

Souto Correa hires Brookfield renewables VP as partner

Souto Correa Advogados has recruited the legal vice president of Brookfield Asset Management’s renewables investment branch in Brazil to lead its energy offering.

22 September 2023

Panamanian solar investor takes Honduras to ICSID

A Panamanian investor has filed an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Honduras over its investment in a solar farm.

11 September 2023

TotalEnergies and Pampa close power asset swap in Argentina

Marval O'Farrell Mairal has helped France’s TotalEnergies complete an asset swap with Argentine power company Pampa Energía.

08 September 2023

Celsia enters Peruvian renewables market with wind project buy

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados in Lima has helped Colombian energy company Celsia acquire a wind farm project in Peru from Spanish renewables business Ibereólica, marking the buyer’s arrival in the Peruvian market.

31 August 2023

Chilean wind project companies seek Chapter 11 protection

The Irish founder of a Chilean renewable energy group has moved to dismiss an “unusual” Chapter 11 petition filed by administrators purportedly appointed by its US lenders, in an escalation of an ownership dispute that has been playing out in the US, Chile, Ireland and Spain.

25 August 2023

Norway’s Equinor buys Brazilian renewables group Rio Energy

Two Mattos Filho offices have helped Norwegian energy company Equinor acquire Brazilian renewables group Rio Energy.

22 August 2023

CFE lands US$334 million loan for hydro projects in Mexico

Two Norton Rose Fulbright offices and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped HSBC and JP Morgan Chase provide a US$334 million loan to Mexican state-owned electricity company Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE).

21 August 2023

UK investor snaps up LatAm renewables assets

Eight Clifford Chance LLP offices and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped UK-based company Renewable Energy Systems (RES) buy the sustainable power division of Spanish electrical engineering business Ingeteam.

16 August 2023

BlackRock gets US$250 million for Chile’s largest solar portfolio

HD Legal in Santiago has helped a subsidiary of Blackrock – the world’s largest asset management group – to obtain a US$250 million financing for one of Chile’s biggest solar projects.

10 August 2023

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