Vinson & Elkins advised ioneer Ltd, an emerging lithium–boron supplier, in a binding offtake supply agreement with Ford Motor Company.
A team of Vinson & Elkins lawyers, led by partner Kaam Sahely and senior associate Stephanie Coco, advised Goldman Sachs Renewable Power, a strategic, long-term investor in clean energy projects and the sponsor of more than 850 solar and battery storage projects that collectively have a capacity of more than 2.6 gigawatts of renewable power, in the establishment of a financing partnership with ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT) to reduce upfront costs of EV charging technology.
Vinson & Elkins represented Blackstone Credit in the formation of a $150 million exclusive financing agreement for the development of microgrid projects between its portfolio company, ClearGen, LLC, and Verdant Microgrid, LLC, a leading clean energy development company.
Vinson & Elkins advised Blackstone Credit in connection with a strategic partnership between GreenStruxure, a joint venture of Schneider Electric and Huck Capital, and ClearGen, a Blackstone portfolio company, that will accelerate the ability for commercial and industrial customers to transition to cost-effective, sustainable and resilient energy. Through this partnership, GreenStruxure will develop and operate highly standardized on-site renewable energy microgrid systems. ClearGen will provide the capital to develop the assets through a $500 million commitment of long-term capital provided by funds managed by Blackstone.
Vinson & Elkins advised California–based RLH Equity Partners in its investment in Astound Commerce, a global digital commerce specialist.
Vinson & Elkins is advising 8 Rivers Capital, LLC, (8 Rivers) in connection with two clean energy projects announced on April 15, 2021.
Vinson & Elkins announced today it has expanded its market leading Renewable and Sustainable Energy and Tax practices with the addition of a nationally recognized renewable energy finance team that includes partners Sean Moran, Mike Joyce, Lauren Collins and Aaron Prince, counsel Josh Heideman and Trevor Shelton, and a number of talented associates.