Morrison & Foerster won Project of the Year at the Mexico Energy and Renewable Experts Conference (MIREC) for the firm’s work on the Tres Mesas Wind Project.
MoFo advised Oak Creek Energy Systems, Inc., a pioneering developer of utility scale wind energy projects, on the sale of the first two construction-ready stages of the Tres Mesas Wind Project, a 148.5 megawatt wind energy project in Tamaulipas, Mexico, to an affiliate of GS Infrastructure Partners (GSIP) and GBM Infraestructura (GBMI).
MoFo partner Jeffrey Chester led the MoFo team on behalf of Oak Creek Energy. Los Angeles of counsel Elizabeth Sluder and associates Julia Balas and Huilin Wang; and New York visiting international attorney Diana Rosales also worked on the deal.
MIREC is the must-attend renewables event in Mexico. The MIREC Project of the Year is awarded to a company, organization, or collective that has developed a building-integrated, on-site or stand-alone project located in Mexico that has pushed the boundaries of excellence in the renewable/clean energy industry. The project demonstrates excellence and ingenuity in engineering with appropriate regard to sustainability and environmental issues; makes use of innovative technology and encourages the incorporation of local content in all parts of the project design, execution and/or operation; and demonstrates excellence in adhering to project schedule and budget providing good value/cost-savings for the end-user, client or customer.
For more information about the deal, see our prior news item.