Christopher Delp

Associate, Miami

Biography

Overview

Chris Delp is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Practice. Drawing on extensive project-level experience, he represents developers, investors and financial institutions in developing, constructing, and financing energy and infrastructure projects throughout Latin America.

Previously, Chris was in-house counsel at a wind and solar construction and manufacturing company.

Immediately before joining White & Case, Chris served as local counsel to global solar developers in all aspects of their entry into Florida's emerging solar market, including site acquisition, utility offtake agreements, construction contracts and bankability, regulatory and market analyses.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
Education
JD
Stetson University College of Law
BA
Heritage Baptist University
Languages
English
Spanish
Italian

Experience

Representation of:

  • Global wind and solar energy companies as sponsors in three (3) re-financing transactions across four (4) utility-scale wind and solar energy facilities located in Uruguay. The re-financings consisted of term A loans, together with term B tranches, which were funded by notes issued to investors.
  • Sponsor in financing and construction of $1 billion LNG-to-power project located in El Salvador, the largest foreign direct investment in the country's history.
  • Lenders in bankability review and negotiation of construction and operations agreements for a utility-scale solar project located in Mexico.
  • Sponsor in drafting of construction agreements for a thermal project located in Mexico.
  • Lender in bankability review and negotiation of project construction and operations agreements for two (2) utility-scale wind projects located in Argentina.
  • Sponsor in drafting of project construction and operations agreements for a utility-scale solar project located in Argentina.
  • Global energy and infrastructure contractor in the sale of a hydroelectric power plant, together with attendant prepayment of associated debt financing.
  • Global solar developer in all aspects of developing a portfolio of solar projects in west-central Florida.
  • U.S. renewable energy construction contractor and manufacturer in negotiating an economic development agreement with a municipality in connection with a solar project that was then the largest in the United States.
Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Doing Business in Florida, Solar Power Southeast (Atlanta, Ga., May 2017)

Panelist, Amendment 4 & Florida Solar Development, The Florida Bar: Environmental & Land Use Law Section (Tampa, Fla., May 2017)