Energy Co. Bringing Turbines To Puerto Rico Faces Obstacles

Law360, Miami (October 20, 2017, 9:05 PM EDT) -- Shutts & Bowen LLP partner Harold Patricoff is no stranger to negotiating emergency deals for power generation around the world, but a recent $35 million contract to send two turbines to Puerto Rico to ease the power crisis there presented unprecedented communication challenges.

Patricoff represents Jacksonville, Florida-based APR Energy, which has shipped two turbines to the hurricane-battered island that should start producing enough power to get the lights back on for 250,000 customers in the San Juan area by next week.

The deal is one of several for emergency power that Patricoff is working on in the Caribbean, and one that...

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