What was it like to work on two of the largest U.S. onshore wind projects & trends in M&A | Ike Emehelu of Akin Gump

The Green Light

Congratulations, Ike Emehelu, on your new role as Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP! Although Ike knew he wanted to be a lawyer from his earliest days in Nigeria, he never imagined he would get to work on two of the three largest onshore wind projects in the U.S.

Focusing almost exclusively on renewable energy project finance since 2008, Ike has worked on impactful projects throughout Africa, Latin America & the US, including through the Energy Access Relief Fund, which provided support to energy entrepreneurs facing liquidity challenges due to COVID-19. In this Green Light episode, Catherine speaks with Ike about his career journey in clean energy as well as the key trends that he thinks will make or break renewable energy in M&A in the coming years.

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