Blue Elephant acquires and operates solar parks and wind farms in eight countries with a focus on Western-Europe. With the help of the WFW team Blue Elephant was able to negotiate and execute three long-term power purchase agreements with German energy company EnBW.
From brand new projects to the realisation and upgrade of existing assets, our advice helps ensure the success of small, medium and large power projects around the world.
As global demand for power continues to escalate, the success of new and existing projects is critical. With an unparalleled understanding of the market and its commercial drivers, our team advises on some of the largest transactions in the sector, and across projects ranging from 20 MW to over 1.5 GW in virtually every fuel category.
We advise across renewable and conventional power projects throughout their lifecycle. We are particularly experienced in project development and structuring, financing, M&A and dispute resolution (including dispute management/avoidance) and related services. Additionally, we regularly support clients on innovative arrangements/first of kind transactions such as the first project financing in the UK offshore wind sector including project bonds and the first and only international conventional power tender project in Vietnam in recent history. Our clients include sponsors, developers, funders, investors, utilities, contractors, offtakers and governments.
Our renewables practice is an industry leader, regularly topping industry league tables and with an extensive client list comprising many of the largest names in the sector. Our expertise across the sector includes offshore and onshore wind, solar, biomass, energy from waste, hydro, geothermal, cleantech, storage and related technologies. Read our report on “The Future of Renewable Energy: Renewable Power Generation, Merchant Risk and the Growth of Corporate PPAs”.
With a focus on large-scale coal and gas-fired power plants, we have particular experience in Asia and emerging markets, where our reputation for advising across the supply chain and providing bespoke solutions in the context of complex development, financial and corporate arrangements on these projects is second to none.
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We advised Cobra Concesiones S.L., on the financing of a 50 MW PV plant currently under operation in Albacete, Spain, owned by special purpose vehicle Bonete Fotovoltaica 1 SL.
The 252 MW Deutsche Bucht is located in the German North Sea approximately 95km northwest of Borkum and was connected to the grid in 2019.