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Energy and utilities

Our energy system is changing rapidly. Our energy and utilities sector provides dedicated support and assistance to our energy, water, waste and resources clients.

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Our expert teams work closely with organisations involved in the energy sector, including large utilities, project developers, funders, new energy services companies, local authorities, waste companies and major energy consumers, providing commercially focused legal advice to help them benefit from the opportunities created by energy market regulation, policy and market drivers.

Through access to our network of international firms, we can service domestic clients seeking to do business abroad or international organisations who are looking to do business in the United Kingdom.

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  • Advising the Liverpool Combined Authority on the delivery of the proposed Mersey Tidal Power Project
  • Advising various funders and developers on the development and acquisition of over 40 solar PV projects in the United Kingdom including large scale ground-mounted, commercial rooftop and residential rooftop projects*
  • Advising Broad Group in connection with the development and funding of a 12 MW energy from waste plant in Wales
  • Advising Liverpool City Council on the ESCO arrangements for the supply of heat and electricity to its multi-phase mixed use development at Paddington Village
  • Advising a network operator in connection with the creation of the legal framework and documents for a multimillion pound development of a battery storage and gas generation site involving more than 600 potential development sites
  • Advising New Resource Partners in the negotiation and completion of a six party consortium agreement for the development of a decentralised smart energy network in the north-west. The project utilises new, innovative technology and is being part funded by Innovate UK
  • consent and funding of a 12MW EfW plant in Mid Wales and the consenting of the Wylfa nuclear power station and also the consenting and subsequent disposal of a 299MW biomass plant

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