White & Case advises Equis on A$1.1 billion Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Equis on reaching equity and contractual close for the A$1.1 billion Stage A of the Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub, which comprises a 600MW/1600MWh battery that will be one of the biggest batteries in the world.

"We have supported Equis in bringing this landmark project to construction commencement," said White & Case partner Adeline Pang, who co-led the Firm's deal team. "The Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub will be transformational in assisting Victoria’s energy transition to renewable generation."

The transaction included a A$245 million equity investment from the Victorian State Electricity Commission (SEC). The Melbourne Renewable Energy Hub is the first project funded by the SEC.

White & Case partner Ged Cochrane, who co-led the Firm’s deal team, said: "Our work on this project demonstrates our ability to bring a integrated and multi-disciplinary offering to assist our energy clients in achieving their ambitious targets towards a sustainable energy solution.

The White & Case team that advised on the transaction was led by partners Adeline Pang and Ged Cochrane (both Melbourne), with support from partners Andrea Reeves, Stephen Carlton, Hilary Cure (all Melbourne) and Cameron Watson (Sydney), counsel Zach Tyler and Igor Golshtein and associates Meryl Liew, Sarah Oh, Barnaby Matthews, Tiffany Leach, Sean Curran, Laurance Judges, David Lagesse, Carmel Moorhead, Bongiwe Sindane, James Davy, Lucas Chen, Heli Yoon, Emily La and Mikaylie Page (all Melbourne).

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