EnergyEnergy

Nowadays, Peru offers notable comparative advantages in the energy sector, with investment opportunities in renewable and conventional energy, a stable legal framework, and, above all, a new policy aimed at facilitating and streamlining paperwork and permits. Peru is a country with enormous natural and competitive advantages, andis currently working to streamline its permitting system so as to facilitate investments. 

We offer advice on transactional and regulatory matters related to the electricity, petroleum, and gas sectors. We provide consultancy on legal processes for concessions; authorizations; licenses and permits; rate schedules and price regulation; due diligence; power purchase agreements; interconnections and access to the interconnected grid system (infrastructure networks); generation, transmission, and distribution activities; tax planning; and administrative procedures related to the aforementioned activities. 

We participate in financing operations for projects related to the energy sector, including methods such as project bonds and capital or debt structures, with parties such as investment funds, banks, or other investors. 

We also offer advice on tenders or processes for the promotion of private investment in energy projects managed by Proinversión.

We negotiate and draft contracts in connection to each one of the abovementioned specialties, including the sale of shares and assets, options and assignments, joint ventures, and legal and tax stability agreements with the government, among other contracts. 

The energy practice provides 360° advisory on the development, finance, construction and operation of energy projects. Recent experience, among others, has consisted on advising Enel Green Power Peru on the development of its Solar (Ruby 144MW), Wind (Nazca 126MW) and Small Hydro (Ayanunga 20MW) renewable energy projects.

Additionally, the firm counselled Grupo Distriluz (most important of public distributors in Peru) in their power acquisition strategy and Empresa Línea Transmisión CCNCM (Cobra Group) on its 371 km Carhuaquero-Moyobamba project.