Advised Aquind, developer of the Aquind electricity interconnector, on its successful appeal before the General Court of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators’ (“ACER”) decision to reject an application for exemption pursuant to Article 17 of Regulation (EC) No 714/2009. The judgment has EU-wide implications as it clarifies EU law in a point of importance to all EU interconnectors. In addition, it also clarifies the scope of the Board of Appeal of the European regulator, ACER.
Advised long-standing client Korea Gas on its participation in the US$11 billion Coral Floating LNG project in Mozambique.
AUSTRALIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY AGENCY (ARENA)
Advised on its grant funding of A$47 million in relation to the Kidston Pumped Hydro Energy Storage project.
Advised longstanding client bp on its move into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor.
Advised on its £7.8 billion acquisition of Western Power Distribution, a transformational deal to help deliver the UK’s net zero targets.
INVESTEC BANK, PLC
Advised on the project financing of Nexif Energy’s 154 MW Snapper Point Power Station in South Australia.
Energy transition: Shorting carbon
With the energy industry needing trillions of dollars annually and a string of technical breakthroughs required to decarbonise the business of power, the opportunity of net zero is as exhilarating as it is daunting.
Global Co-Head of Energy, London
Partner and Global Co-Head of Energy, Melbourne
Partner, Head of Energy, Asia, Hong Kong
Partner, New York