Baker & McKenzie Leads South Africa's Rush Into Clean Power

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 8:36 PM EST) -- South Africa's government this week signed contracts on 28 wind and solar projects worth $5.4 billion — with Baker & McKenzie LLP advising on nearly half — and issued $574 million in clean energy bonds, advancing the country's ambitious goals toward a greener economy.

Lawyers from Baker & McKenzie's Johannesburg office advised several lenders and sponsors on 13 of the 28 projects selected in the first round of projects approved under the South African Renewables Initiative. They are the first utility-scale clean power projects in the...
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