Energy Projects

Ravetto Associés has significant experience in assisting operators with all the legal aspects of their plans to develop, construct, operate and dismantle renewable energy production facilitiesor heat production and distribution facilities:

– Implementation of a partnership between the various parties, when required.
– Securing land tenure (promise to lease / sale, acquisition of land from local authorities by obtaining a Declaration of Public Utility, when needed and appropriate).
– Permitting: assistance in acquiring the proper authorizations and permits for producing energy, construction permits, and environmental permits.
– Contracts related to the construction and operation of the facility: turnkey contracts, delegated project management agreements, construction agreements, operation and maintenance agreements, contracts for connection and access to the network, and sales agreements.
– Creating and follow-up on project companies: drafting statutes and shareholders’ agreements when needed.

Our firm can rely on correspondent firms that it is in the habit of working with on questions related to common law, tax law, or labor law that involve issues on which it does not have in-house expertise.