Voltalia’s 11.3 MWh French Battery Storage Units Financing

Gowling WLG advised BPCE Energeco on the deal.

BPCE Energeco, a subsidiary of BPCE Lease dedicated to players in the renewable energy sector, financed the construction and operation of two battery storage units in French Guyana. The units have a combined capacity of 11.3 MWh and a conversion capacity of 10 MW.

This major project, which will be the largest battery storage system in France, will be operated by Voltalia. Voltalia is one of Europe’s leading independent power producers and is listed on the Euronext Paris regulated market.

BPCE Energeco was advised by Antoine Pampouille (Picture), partner, and Julie Vuagnoux, counsel.

Involved fees earner: Antoine Pampouille – Gowling WLG; Julie Vuagnoux – Gowling WLG;

Law Firms: Gowling WLG;

Clients: BPCE Energeco;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler