Work Area: Renewable energy

Norway’s Hydro Rein signs JV for Brazilian solar farm

Mattos Filho has helped Norwegian energy group Hydro Rein and Brazilian aluminium manufacturer Albras create a joint venture with Miami-based renewables company Atlas to build and operate a solar farm in the southern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

24 January 2023

Australia’s Macquarie blows into Brazil’s wind power market

Mattos Filho has helped Corio Generation, a subsidiary of Australian financial services group Macquarie, ink a partnership with Brazilian counterpart Servtec Energia to build local offshore wind farms.

23 January 2023

Familiar firms return for CFE renewables loan

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, SC in Mexico City have helped Mexican state-owned electricity group Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) obtain a US$100 million loan to fund local renewable energy projects.

23 January 2023

Colombian company gets solar project financing

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has helped Bancolombia lend 126 billion pesos (US$27 million) to Colombian renewable energy company Sol de las Ciénagas for the construction of a solar power plant.

23 January 2023

Hogan Lovells adds LatAm firepower in Miami and Mexico City

Hogan Lovells LLP has appointed a Latin America-focused disputes partner in Miami and an ESG director in Mexico City by hiring an assistant general counsel from the Walt Disney Company and a manager from Mexican media group Televisa.

20 January 2023

Join Latin Lawyer in Cartagena for renewable energy conference

The programme for Latin Lawyer Live: Renewable Energy 2023 in Cartagena is now available. Read on for details on the programme and how to register.

18 January 2023

Engie spends US$650 million on Chilean renewables projects

Prieto has helped energy company Engie acquire renewables assets from separate Chinese sellers across two transactions totalling US$650 million.

13 January 2023

Multiple firms shine in Colombian solar loan

Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, DC and Brigard Urrutia in Bogotá have helped Spanish renewables company Solarpack secure a loan worth 656 billion Colombian pesos (US$138 million) to develop two photovoltaic plants in the South American country.

05 January 2023

ESG-Related Disputes in Latin America: The Evolution of the Litigation and Arbitration Landscape

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

Recent influxes of litigation and arbitration have hit Latin America as the region works to honour commitments to reduce emissions and protect the environment under international instruments and a recent push to promote renewable energy.

16 December 2022

Status and Pitfalls of Environmental, Social and Governance Standards

Featured in The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

In Latin America, as is the case globally, climate change has been a driving force behind increasing governmental, consumer and investor demands for ESG reporting standardisation.

16 December 2022

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