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Renewable Energy

In the constantly growing renewable energy sector, particularly in the area of wind energy, solar and storage, having clear and practical advice from a team that understands the sector and its ecosystem is essential. Like many countries, Ireland has experienced changing dynamics in terms of the regulatory and licensing frameworks relevant to this sector.

Fieldfisher's Ireland based Renewable Energy Team has specialist expertise in the renewable energy sector, particularly in the area of wind energy (onshore and offshore), solar, storage and biomass. We provide legal advice on all aspects of energy projects, from the planning stage through to the financing, construction and operation of the project. We have particular expertise acting for developers on project financing and on the sale and purchase of energy projects.

Areas of Practice:

  • Project Finance  
  • Project sales and acquisition
  • Grid transfers
  • Project due diligence
  • Lease options and wayleaves / over-sail agreements
  • Consenting process including Planning advice
  • Contestability arrangements
  • PPAs / Corporate PPAs
  • REFIT eligibility
  • Market issues: iSEM / grid code compliance / RESS participation
  • Joint ventures
  • Portfolio sales
  • Foreshore licensing