SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy company, has turned to Veirano Advogados in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington DC, Uría Menéndez in Madrid, Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in Lima and Ferrere (Uruguay) in Montevideo to buy energy assets in Brazil, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, India, China and South Africa with a combined total capacity of 757 megawatts.
In Brazil, SunEdison paid US$533 million for three hydroelectric power plants and 14 wind farms from renewable energy company Renova Energia. The US company also negotiated a right to first offer deal for 1,870 megawatts of power from clean energy projects currently operating or under development.
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