Vinson & Elkins has extensive experience representing sponsors, developers, tax equity investors, and lenders in the financing of renewables projects. Our team combines this experience with an appreciation of project-specific issues to achieve creative and innovative solutions for our renewables clients. Our Project Finance lawyers regularly work with our deep bench of M&A, Energy Regulatory, Environment, Tax, and Real Estate lawyers in acquiring, structuring, developing, and financing renewable transactions and projects. The unique combination of our transaction structuring and project-level experience allows us to offer strategic advice to our clients in creatively resolving issues that arise during the financing stages of a renewables transaction. V&E’s Renewables practice has been ranked “Band 1” by Chambers USA (2019—2020) in the publication’s newly created Power & Renewables (Transactional) category.
Goldman Sachs in the tax equity financing for the development, construction and operation of up to 25 solar power generation projects
A special situations fund in a nearly $1 billion back-levered acquisition (by way of a joint venture) of a portfolio of wind assets from a global conglomerate
Sponsor in the acquisition, development, financing and disposition of over 500MW of renewable energy assets (wind, solar and hydro) throughout Mexico
The issuer and project company, affiliates of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P., owners of the 417 MW Safe Harbor hydroelectric generation facility located in Pennsylvania, in connection with a private placement of senior secured notes
Constellation Energy Group in the project financing of rooftop and ground-mounted solar projects in various states throughout the U.S.
A U.S. financial company in a series of tax equity investments in solar projects in North Carolina
A subsidiary of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. in connection with acquisition financing for the Safe Harbor hydroelectric project