Latin American Energy and Infrastructure

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In the independent energy market, we have significant experience representing developers, lenders, underwriters, investors, contractors, and suppliers in transactions involving various technologies and fuel types. We can assist you in structuring and documenting transactions involving:

  • LNG pipelines, facilities, and terminals
  • Wind-powered electric generating facilities
  • Solar projects (solar thermal and photovoltaic)
  • Combined-cycle and cogeneration facilities
  • Blast furnace gas facilities
  • Waste heat, wood-chip, ethanol, bio-diesel, biomass, and other waste-to-energy facilities
  • Hydropower facilities
  • Repowering of dormant electric generating assets

Our multidisciplinary team of attorneys represents investor-owned electric utilities and their affiliates in a wide array of regulated and non-regulated activities in the changing electric regulatory markets. We can assist you with investments in independent power projects, joint-ventures with industrial customers of the utilities, M&A activities, and other issues. We are experienced in establishing energy service companies and in handling transactions involving such service companies. Our regulatory work routinely involves state and federal permitting and compliance issues and proceedings, including FERC and complex generation resource bidding processes. We can represent your long-range strategic planning regarding your energy needs, as well as fuel procurement and transportation matters involving coal, natural gas, and other fuels.

In the area of municipal services, our attorneys have structured and documented transactions involving water treatment, sewage, waste treatment and recycling facilities, and other privatized businesses supporting civic infrastructure. We are involved in the telecommunications industry, representing owners and developers of cellular and personal communication systems (PCS) in their build-out and financing plans. We also are active in sports arena construction financing and development.

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