Power & Energy

Growing energy demand, regulatory and social reforms, and infrastructure investment, mark Africa as one of the world’s top energy investment destinations. J W Ffooks & Co is expertly placed in providing innovative solutions to power and energy projects across Francophone African countries - a key sector of development backed by Government and investors anticipating massive growth.

Francophone Africa has outperformed Southern Africa and non-Francophone West Africa in economic growth since 2014. Our firm covers project finance to infrastructure projects, public private partnerships (PPPs), privatisation and other infrastructure-related matters on conventional and renewable energy, including onshore and offshore wind projects, solar energy and biomass energy.

John W Ffooks & Co legal team is ready to assist in the full spectrum of both conventional and renewable energy related challenges facing Francophone Africa today.

10 Matters
Empowering your power plant project with professional advice

Thermal power plant project - Madagascar

We are providing ongoing advice for an ASX-listed company. We reviewed the independent power plant concession agreement between our client... More

IPP & regulatory environment review

Detailed review of IPP & regulatory environment across African countries

Working in partnership with a City of London law firm, we reviewed in detail the regulatory environment for establishing an Independent... More

HPP project & restructuring of PPA

Advice on HPP Project in Madagascar and restructuring of PPA

We advised a Turkish company requiring legal assistance on its HPP Project in Madagascar and the restructuring of the PPA entered into with... More

Electrical substation & power plant advice

Electrical substation & power plant - Madagascar

We advised a coal exploration company regarding the preparation of an agreement in relation to the construction of transmission lines,... More

IPP concession for thermal power plant

Thermal power plant - Madagascar

We are currently advising an ASX-listed company on the review of the terms and conditions of their IPP concession with the local... More

Legal risks & business advice hydro power plant

Legal risks & business advice on hydro power plant in Rwanda

We advised a major German supplier of electro-mechanical equipment for hydro power plants to supply services and equipment for a hydro... More

Refurbishment advice hydro power plant

Refurbishment advice of hydro power plant in Mali

We advised a company in relation to the refurbishment of the hydro power plant Manantali and supply of electromechanical equipment for the... More

Energy project & restructuring of PPA

Power purchase agreement restructuring - Madagascar

We provided legal assistance to a Turkish company in relation to its energy project in Madagascar and the restructuring of the power... More

Finance & security advice thermal power plant

Finance & security advice for 90MW thermal power plant in Mali

A lender in the construction and operation of a 90MW thermal power plant near the city of Kayes in Mali requested advice on providing a... More

Ivory Coast Africa Power Guide

Africa power guide publication chapter on Ivory Coast

We authored the chapter on Ivory Coast for the Africa Power Guide (http://www.africapowerguide.com/countries-16). A comprehensive guide to... More