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Guiding clients' investments in core energy industry, against evolving regulatory background

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High on the agenda for governments and energy companies across the globe, the renewables boom is seeing unprecedented levels of growth and investment in wind, solar, hydro, marine and bio-fuel assets in both emerging and developed markets; causing fundamental changes in the operation of the electricity systems and markets.

As technology evolves, and costs lower, Government support through feed-in tariffs and other incentive programs is reducing, requiring investors to be more innovative and have a deeper understanding of the regulatory and risk context.

As the market has grown internationally, we have helped clients on first of a kind renewables projects in almost every jurisdiction and including those entering the renewables market for the first time. 

As the market in intermittent renewables deepens globally, we continue to work with investors, Governments and regulators to address the challenges of decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation, designing novel legal structures to support asset development and financing in this key sector.

Our international team of sector experts provides cutting-edge, risk-focussed, pragmatic advice to assist our clients in navigating this changing landscape.

Recent Experience

THE GOVERNMENT OF NEPAL

Advising on the financing and development of five large-scale hydropower projects in Nepal

IFC

Advising on the US$125 million debt financing for solar rooftop projects in India for Azure Power

SHAPOORJI PALLONJI

Advising on the project financing of a 50MW solar photovoltaic power project as part of Round Two of Egypt's feed-in tariff programme; the programme was awarded 'Global Multilateral Deal of the Year' by PFI Awards 2017 and involved financing from the IFC, AIIB and African Development Bank

THE WORLD BANK GROUP

Advised in relation to its Scaling Solar Program and the first two solar projects thereunder in Zambia and Senegal

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