As of 1 January 2020, Switzerland is the first country to link its greenhouse gas emissions trading system (SETS) with the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS). A process that took almost 10 years,...
The European renewable energy landscape is undergoing a fascinating change. With almost all countries now having transitioned to competitive...
On 25 September 2019, the European Commission adopted three recommendations to illustrate how Member States can practically implement the Energy Efficiency Directive
The story of offshore wind in Europe is remarkable by any standards.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
The latest production tax credit ("PTC") extension included an unexpected boost in value that will benefit developers of both on-shore and off-shore wind projects.
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
Having previously looked at wind turbine designs with a different appearance to the standard three-blade model, this article is going to focus on turbine designs aimed at reducing the costs of wind energy.
As we start a new decade, the forces shaping the European renewables sector are familiar enough, but the longer-term future in each market is becoming harder to predict.
Clyde & Co
International arbitration Partner Devika Khanna and team have secured a landmark win on behalf of the Public Gas Corporation of Greece S.A.
Kirath Bharya, an associate from our Energy and Regulated Industries team, recently contributed to a LexisNexis' article that discusses Ofgem's recent decision on a targeted charging review...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The Mayor of London has declared a climate emergency and has set an ambition for the city to be a zero carbon city by 2050.
Several amendments were made to laws impacting on renewable energy projects benefitting from support schemes at the end of last year. One of the most significant changes affects all feed-in tariff
Clyde & Co
In this month's article, we discuss the key provisions of the New Petroleum Regulations on the Corporate Integrity Pledge
Clyde & Co
Liquefied Natural Gas ("LNG") is currently the fastest-growing gas supply source. Shell's LNG Outlook 2019 Report predicts a compound annual growth rate in the market of 4 per cent
The German transmission system operators have started to claim levies under the German Renewable Energy Act ("EEG levy", EEG-Umlage) from companies that did not see themselves obliged
Climate and energy issues are clearly very important to many voters, even if what the parties say on these issues may be unlikely ultimately to be a decisive factor...
Deals in the Energy and Natural Resources (E&NR) Sector are often complex, high value and high stakes, and disputes can arise at any stage of the deal life cycle.
The Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) has published on its web-site for public consultations a draft Order for the approval of the actions and rules that will be applied on the electricity
The Coalition Agreement of the new Flemish Government (Vlaams Regeerakkoord), as concluded on 30 September 2019 by the Flemish Nationalist
On 21 November 2019, as part of its Targeted Charging Review (TCR), Ofgem has published its decision and impact assessment.
Whilst new domestic septic tanks (installed since 1 January 2015) cannot discharge to surface water, older tanks have enjoyed an exemption as long as they didn't cause pollution.