Crudine Ridge Wind Farm’s $300 Million Development and Financing


Norton Rose Fulbright has acted for the sponsors (CWP and Partners Group) on all aspects of the development, construction and financing of the 135MW Crudine Ridge Wind Farm near Mudgee, NSW.

Crudine Ridge Wind Farm has been developed by leading renewables developer, CWP Renewables in conjunction with Partners Group; under their newly formed Grassroots Renewable Energy Platform. The project will be constructed by a consortium of GE and Zenviron. The debt financing has been provided by Clean Energy Finance Corporation, SMBC and Westpac.

The firm’s Australian team comprised of Jo Crew (Picture) in Melbourne, with assistance from Michael McKee (Partner), Mark Waddell (Partner), Noni Shannon (Partner), Raymond Lou (Partner), Kelly Davies (Senior Consultant), Joanna Taylor (Special Counsel), Simone Alphonse (Special Counsel), Victoria McGrath (Special Counsel), Claire Whitney (Senior Associate), Celia Boyle (Senior Associate), Duncan Webber (Senior Associate), Jacqueline Fetchet (Associate), Andy Johnston (Associate), Eddie Coleman (Graduate), Suzanne Yap (Graduate).

Involved fees earner: Jo Crew – Norton Rose Fulbright; Kelly Davies – Norton Rose Fulbright; Michael McKee – Norton Rose Fulbright; Mark Waddell – Norton Rose Fulbright; Noni Shannon – Norton Rose Fulbright; Raymond Lou – Norton Rose Fulbright;

Law Firms: Norton Rose Fulbright;

Clients: Partners Group; CWP Renewables Pty Ltd.;