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Renewable Energy

Our team of Renewable Energy solicitors is brought together from the core legal disciplines and includes experienced solicitors and consultants with a broad experience in a wide range of the more specific waste, cleantech and renewable energy sectors and disciplines.

A detailed understanding and knowledge of the legislation and legal issues affecting the waste, cleantech and renewable energy sectors is vital to the success of such projects and investments in them. Each of the dedicated members of our team has knowledge and understanding of the sectors through practical experience working with clients. The team has an extensive network of contacts within the waste, cleantech and renewable energy sectors.

Our renewable energy solicitors have experience in:

  • Property, corporate and business acquisitions and disposals of waste management, disposal, recycling and waste to energy businesses, facilities and sites
  • On shore wind farms (single and multiple turbine installations)
  • Off shore wind farms and associated marine environmental issues
  • Solar parks and solar commercial property installations
  • Bio mass projects
  • Wood pellet plants
  • On-shore facilities for the off-shore wind farm industry
  • Site acquisition for off shore wind farm
  • Compliance with ROO-FIT criteria for wind turbines
  • Geothermal plants
  • Anaerobic digestion facilities
  • Combined heat and power schemes
  • Patent litigation relating to off-shore wind technology
  • Corporate and contractual structures for investment in roof based solar schemes
  • Private distribution networks including renewable energy supply to participants
  • Grid connections
  • Equipment purchase agreements
  • Fuel supply agreements
  • Energy (both heat and electricity) supply/offtake agreements

Our Renewable Energy team has particular experience in:

  • Carbon reduction commitment
  • EIS investment
  • Environmental permitting
  • Environment Agency enforcement action
  • Feed in Tariff
  • Habitats Assessments
  • Health and Safety
  • Land acquisition for renewable projects
  • Marine environmental legislation
  • Planning for renewable projects
  • Power supply agreements
  • Private distribution networks
  • Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)
  • Renewable Heat Payment Premium (RHPP)
  • Renewables Obligations Certificates and Levy Exemptions
  • ROO-FIT
  • The Waste Incineration Directive
  • The Machinery Directive

Plus, the impact of financial services regulations on proposed schemes and drafting and negotiating the commercial contracts between the various parties.

Our clients include:

  • Climate Finance Limited
  • EDF Energy
  • Endurance Windpower UK Limited
  • Four Rivers BioEnergy Inc
  • Hallmark Power Limited
  • Mersey Waste Holdings Limited
  • Peel Ports Limited
  • RenewableUK
  • SITA UK Limited
  • The Green Electrician Limited

In addition we have advised many land owners, wind turbine manufacturers, wind farm and solar park developers, waste management companies, investors, banks, utilities and new technology companies.

If you'd like to speak to one of our renewable energy solicitors, get in touch with our team today.

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If you would like to know more about our Renewable Energy expertise please get in touch via the contact page.