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, Chris represents developers and financial institutions in energy and infrastructure projects in Latin America.

Previously, Chris was in-house counsel at a wind and solar construction and manufacturing company. Immediately before joining White & Case, he 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 renewable energy sponsors in refinancing utility-scale wind and solar projects in Uruguay.

Global energy sponsor in developing and financing a thermal plant in Mexico.

Global energy sponsor in the development and sale of a wind project in Mexico, including negotiating construction-phase documentation by which the sponsor continued as the EPC contractor following the sale.

Infrastructure developer in the sale of a hydroelectric power plant in Peru, together with attendant prepayment of associated debt financing.

Lenders in the preparation of project documents for two solar projects in Argentina.

Sponsor in a multibillion dollar industrial project and associated infrastructure in Uruguay.

Commercial banks supporting a sponsor's bid for a road public-private partnership highway project in Argentina.

Investor in due diligence of construction-phase documentation for the acquisition of a minority interest in a mine in Peru.

Sponsor in financing the expansion of an existing maritime port in Peru.

Renewable energy developer in early-stage development of a solar project in Honduras.

U.S. renewable energy developers in all aspects of developing portfolios of solar projects in Florida.

Spanish solar developer in the sale of a portfolio of U.S. solar projects.

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)