Energy and project finance 2010

  • Powering the future

  • United Kingdom overview: Innovative structures

    Gareth Price, Chris Andrew and Sheila Connell of Allen & Over discuss how new investors can be attracted to UK generation projects driven by low-carbon targets

  • Algeria: Bringing back foreign investors

    Michael Coleman and Céline van Zeebroeck of Baker & McKenzie explain how and why Algeria has modified recent measures

  • Azerbaijan: Exploiting the alternative

    Ismail Askerov of MGB Law Offices examines the government’s plans for encouraging alternative energy investment in Azerbaijan

  • Brazil: A sporting chance

    Pedro Aguiar de Freitas and Ana Carolina Barretto of Veirano Advogados examine the opportunities and challenges for investors in Brazilian infrastructure ahead of the World Cup and Olympic Games

  • France: Wind, water, sun and atom

    John D Crothers, Véronique Fröding, Sylvain Bergès and Grégoire Lemiesle of Gide Loyrette Nouel discuss how France is encouraging movement away from its traditional nuclear power model

  • Greece: A more efficient approach

    Gus J Papamichalopoulos of KGDI analyses the structure of project financing in Greece in light of the country’s economic troubles

  • India: The quest for sustainable energy solutions

    Prabjot Singh Bhullar of Khaitan & Co looks at how India is legislating to facilitate the creation of a market for renewable energy

  • Indonesia: Guaranteeing the future

    Enrico Iskandar and Bagus Nur Buwono of BASTAMAN ENRICO discuss government support and guarantees in infrastructure project financing in Indonesia

  • Mexico: A new Pemex legal framework

    Santiago Sepulveda and Vanessa Gimenez look at the risks involved in developing and financing energy infrastructure projects under the new Pemex Law

  • Portugal: The challenge of ENE 2020

    A look at the ambitious new energy strategy of the Portuguese government, from Leonor Costa Freitas and Patrícia Vinagre e Silva and other members of GPA (Gouveia Pereira, Costa Freitas & Associados) Energy Team

  • South Africa: Constraints and opportunities

    Eric le Grange of Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs examines the changing regulatory environment for electricity in South Africa, and discusses how alternatives to coal are being explored

  • Turkey: Making progress

    Ercüment Erdem of Erdem & Erdem looks at how Turkish energy law is being reformed to bring it in line with EU targets

  • United Arab Emirates: A promising future

    Masood Khan Afridi of Afridi & Angell compares Islamic and conventional project financing, and explains why careful documentation is so important