Logo for print Skip to main content


Hydropower is expected to grow to nearly 150 GW by 2050, with nearly 50 percent of this growth taking place within the next 10 years. Bracewell has one of the top power regulatory practices in the nation, as well as the experience in helping energy companies secure state and regulatory approvals for hydroelectric plants.

Market-Leading Engagements

  • Alcoa Power Generating Inc. on regulatory approvals for its sale of the 378 MW Tapoco hydroelectric project to Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners
  • Alcoa Power Generating Inc. in the sale of four hydroelectric power plants with an aggregate capacity of 215 MW located on the Yadkin River in North Carolina to an affiliate of Cube Hydro Partners, LLC
  • ENGIE North America on federal regulatory approvals and related assignments on its $1.2 sale of 1.4 GW of pumped storage and conventional hydro assets to PSP Investments

Global Recognition for Excellence

Placeholder, remove this block and add a new Text Block for content.

Their leadership and commitment to client service is what makes them stand out. They work hard to understand not only the market and the business, but also their client’s place in the industry.

– Chambers USA, 2019

IMAGE: Hands with iPad

Market-Leading Engagements Throughout the World

Placeholder, remove this block and add a new Text Block for content.