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K&L Gates, Dentons, and Sunshine Law Advise on EUR 372 Million Ukrainian Wind Power Project

K&L Gates, Dentons, and Sunshine Law Advise on EUR 372 Million Ukrainian Wind Power Project

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The London office of K&L Gates has advised NBT AS and its Ukrainian subsidiary SyvashEnergoProm LLC on the Syvash Wind Power Project in Ukraine. Nordex Energy GmbH, advised by Dentons, will act as a turbine supplier for the project. Sunshine Law and Volkov & Partners advised engineering, procurement, and construction contractors Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd. and POWERCHINA Fujian Engineering Co. Ltd.

The Norwegian wind farm and renewable energy developer NBT and SyvashEnergoProm are leading investors in the development, construction. and financing of a power generation facility and new substation for the 250 MW Syvash Wind Power Project in Kherson Oblast, in Southern Ukraine.

K&L Gates reports that SyvashEnergoProm’s recently signed a EUR 292 million engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) Contract with Power Construction Corporation of China and POWERCHINA Fujian Engineering, which will serve as the EPC contractor for the wind farm project. Nordex Energy in addition will act as a turbine supplier for the project and as service provider under a 15-year Warranty Service and Maintenance Agreement, which is planned to be signed in early September 2018.

The K&L Gates team was led by Counsel Alex Blomfield. The team also included London Partners Anthony Fine, Mayank Gupta, James Green, Ian Meredith, Wojciech Sadowski, Matthew Walker, and Giles Bavister, along with London Associates Joshua Spry, Peter O’Donnell, and Sherry Scrivens, Warsaw Associate Dominika Jedrzejczyk, Seattle Associate Nicholas Nahum, Boston Associate Mike O’Neill, and London trainee solicitors Louise Bond, Francesca Norman, Hannah Davies, and Charles Oliver.

Dentons' team was led by Ukraine Managing Partner Oleg Batyuk and Kyiv Partner Igor Davydenko and included Counsels Oleg Kuchanskyy, Maksym Sysoiev, and Anna Tkachenko and Associates Tetiana Gryn, Roman Mehedynyuk, Nikolay Zhovner, and Oleksandra Piskun.

China's Sunshine Law team was led by Senior Associate Lori Zhu.

Volkov & Partners did not reply to our inquiry about the deal.

Editor's Note: After this article was published, Integrites announced that it had served as Ukrainian counsel to NBT AS on the project. The Integrites team was led by Managing Partner Oleksiy Feliv and included Partner Dmytro Marchukov, Counsels Viktoriya Fomenko, Pavlo Loginov, and Serhii Uvarov, Senior Associates Dmytro Kiselyov, Gennadii Roschepii, and Anton Babak, Associate Olena Savchuk, and Junior Associate Kateryna Korneliuk.

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