Tag Archives: CFIUS

The Ralls Wind Farm Case: Not Quite Dead Yet

March 2, 2013

I’ve successfully made it through the first work week at my new in-house job, so I’ll reward myself with some blogging. You may recall the Ralls case, where some Chinese investors (backed by SOE Sany) purchased a U.S. firm that owned several wind farms. However, the siting of one of these was problematic (too close [...]

Ralls, CFIUS and Prior Notification

November 15, 2012

You remember the Ralls wind farm case, yes? The deal involving Chinese investors, backed by Chinese firm Sany, and several U.S. wind farms, one of which happened to be near a navy base. Because of national security concerns, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) forced Ralls to divest itself of certain assets; [...]