Barros & Errázuriz Abogados has participated for almost two decades in advising various actors in the energy industry. Our deep knowledge of the industry allows us to offer our clients a highly specialized service, providing answers to the complex legal, regulatory and commercial problems and the risk agents that are faced in the energy industry.
Our advice on energy issues is based on everything related to the legal framework that governs such activity, whether in relations with political authorities; sector authorities; electricity companies in the generation, transmission and distribution segments; private or state companies that are given power supply; the coordinating bodies of the electrical system; and, in general, the wide range of actors involved in this industry.
We have outstanding experience in the acquisition, planning, construction, development, explotation and financing of energy projects in all their forms and in all areas of activity, advising developers, builders, operators, suppliers, sellers and buyers, financiers and investors (local and international) and state agencies, in the development, financing and exploitation of energy projects, including conventional generation (thermos, hydro, gas and combined cycle) and NCRE (solar, wind, mini hydro and other green solutions), transmission, and distribution.
In relation to the development and execution of projects, we provide advice in the life cycle of the company, including planning, permits, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of energy facilities. We have extensive experience in EPC, BOO, BOT, BOOT, O & M, PPA, supply and installation contracts, interconnection and transmission contracts, among others. Likewise, we permanently support other areas of practice of the Firm on topics related to the energy industry, in cases such as lawsuits, tax advice, antitrust, and other issues.