Project Developers Battle Africa's Tough Energy Terrain

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 6:01 PM EST) -- The vast electricity needs in sub-Saharan Africa have spurred a number of large-scale energy projects in recent years and more private money to fund them, but the relative novelty of such projects in the region means they can be time-consuming and challenging to finance, attorneys say.

While just a small percentage of the African population has reliable access to energy, only recently has political stability and economic growth created an environment in which large power projects to meet the demand have become feasible, Robin Mizrahi of...
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