Renewables

We provide pragmatic, clear advice to enable organisations within the renewables sector to realise their goals and develop the future of energy in the UK.

In a dynamic sector like renewable energy, you need lawyers who know how the market operates and the implications of policy and regulation. They need to anticipate issues and provide straightforward solutions. 

Our extensive experience enables us to be the team you need. We listen to the issues you face and work out how we can help achieve your goals. We work across a wide range of energy types, providing a unique understanding of the sector.

Our expertise ranges from procurement to property to project finance and payment security, from construction and engineering to regulation, risk and dispute resolution. 

Our lawyers

Our renewable energy lawyers have particular expertise in:

  • Wind farms (off and onshore)
  • Energy from waste, biomass and combined heat and power plants
  • Solar
  • Hydro
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Marine

Our experience

We have years of experience of successfully advising entities operating in the renewable and sustainable energies sector. This including advising:

  • A German EPC contractor in dispute with its employer on an energy from waste treatment facility procured under the FIDIC form.
  • An NHS trust on the development of a biofuel energy centre to serve the hospital. We worked on key regulatory issues such as the applicability of relevant government initiatives, ROCS and carbon saving requirement. We also advised on the negotiation of the energy services contract which covered both the operation of the concession and the terms of energy supply to the site.
  • Turners Turkeys Limited and Bernard Matthews Limited on the UK's largest biomass project. This involved the roll out of 179 biomass boilers to be installed across 21 turkey farm sites in Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire with energy partner Lumicity Limited. Funding was secured for the project from a UK Green Investment Bank via its energy saving investments fund.
  • Adnams Plc on the establishment of an anaerobic digester facility including negotiation of commercial agreements and lease.
  • On a $7million claim concerning the alleged wrong specification of transformers to a wind farm in Mongolia.

Our clients

We act for a variety of entities that operate in the renewables and sustainable energies sector, such as:

  • Developers
  • Owners
  • Local authoritises
  • Operators
  • Co-venturers
  • Contractors
  • Suppliers
  • Funders/investors

Our clients include:

  • Offshore Design Engineering 
  • RG Carter
  • Wates
  • RWE
  • John Wood group
  • Eco Link Power
  • Energy Circle
  • BWSC 

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