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              Energy Law

              We advise clients on all aspects of German and European energy law, regulatory issues, with a focus on renewable energies, and in the areas of energy trading. 

              To find out more about our global legal services please visit our global site

              We advise our clients regarding all parts of the value chain, in particular: 

              Project development

              • Project development, with a focus of renewable energy (wind onshore and offshore, biomass, biogas, solar, pump storage) as well as decentralized energy supply models (contracting, storage concepts, energy production and distribution in the housing sector, self-supply), as well as Blockchain solutions, including legal advice regarding the development, financing, planning/structuring, construction and operation of infrastructure and energy projects of all kinds and the design and negotiation of associated agreements

              National and international M&A transactions in the energy sector

              Energy trading

              • direct marketing
              • sale and purchase of ancillary services including TSO reserves
              • structuring and negotiation of contracts for the trading of green certificates and EU-emission allowances

              Regulatory

              • German and EU regulatory law (electricity and gas), in particular with regard to grid access and usage of the grid as well as advice on the special equalization scheme for electricity-intensive enterprises under the Renewable Energy Sources Act and the Combined Heat and Power Generation Act
              • energy contract law (electricity/gas/district heat supply, grid connection, transmission and supply of raw materials, direct marketing)
              • legal advice on the development and implementation of contracting-models, tenant electricity models and self-supply solutions
              • legal advice on the optimisation of energy management (energy consumption, self-supply, asset management, energy efficiency, tax on energy/electricity)
              • legal advice on the implementation of Blockchain solutions
              • metering point operation and smart meter roll out
              • development and optimization of storage concepts
              • representation of clients in front of authorities
              • litigation and arbitration in the energy sector

              Christian Hellmund

              • Partner // Energy and Renewables, UK