With the UK committed to reducing its carbon emissions, renewable energy has never been more important. Our renewable energy lawyers understand the financial, policy and regulatory challenges facing our clients and are experienced in driving renewable energy projects to completion.
We have over 20 years’ experience in the sector and are widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading firms in renewable energy law. We have built a reputation on innovative, first-of-a-kind work – from power trading agreements to what is set to become the world’s largest tidal energy project.
Our renewable energy lawyers understand the key technologies at the heart of renewable energy projects. Our advice covers technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and tidal, geothermal, small hydro, anaerobic digestion, gasification, pyrolysis and electricity storage.
Through our activity in the sector’s key strategy groups – such as RenewableUK, REA, Scottish Renewables – we help to shape the future of renewable energy in the UK and provide our clients with insight into the wider challenges they face.
Areas of focus
Our renewable energy law expertise includes the following:
- Regulatory/electricity licensing.
- Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
- Carbon law.
- Marine/offshore renewables projects.
- Project finance.
- Real estate.
- Planning and consenting.
- Construction, procurement and supply chain packages.
- Operation and maintenance.
- Corporate/mergers and acquisitions.
- Fuel supply issues.
- Grid connection.
- Environmental and health and safety matters.
- Energy disputes.
- Grant funding and state aid.