Power and energy related projects in emerging markets is a key area of the Trinity practice. Members of Trinity have advised on large greenfield power generation projects utilising gas, diesel, wind, refuse, coal and water as fuel. The team has also acted on electricity transmission schemes, distribution networks and integrated grid projects. The team is familiar with the various documents which are required to piece together such projects and have great experience in the commercial, environmental, insurance, security and financing issues involved.
Trinity is widely recognised for its experience in the power sector and has won several awards for its work in the sector, including:
– Project Finance International African Power Deal of the Year (2014) for Cenpower IPP in Ghana
– Project Finance International African Power Deal of the Year (2016) for Amandi IPP in Ghana
– IJ Global Best Multisourced Financing (Africa) (2015) for the Azura-Edo gas IPP in Nigeria
– Project Finance International African Renewables Deal of the Year (2014) and IJ Global Europe & Africa Renewables Deal of the Year (2014) for the Lake Turkana Wind Project in Kenya
– Project Finance Renewables Deal of the Year (2012) for Chirnogeni wind farm in Romania
– PFI and Project Finance Power Deal of the Year (2008/2009) for Rabai IPP in Kenya
– Project Finance and Euromoney African Renewable Deal of the Year (2009), Olkaria III geothermal IPP in Kenya.
Other relevant transactions include:
– Development and financing of Songo Songo Gas to Electricity Project, Tanzania
– Development and financing of Bujagali Falls Hydro Electric Power Project, Uganda
– MBO of Copperbelt Energy, Zambia
– Acting for short listed bidder on IPP peaking plants, South Africa