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EU energy sector set for crucial state aid decisions in 2019

EU energy sector set for crucial state aid decisions in 2019

By and | 15 Jan 2019

2018 witnessed multiple state aid rulings in the European energy industry, putting state aid and competition back at the core of energy regulation. Wouter Vandorpe, of counsel, energy and utilities at Fieldfisher, discusses whether further decisions will bring clarity for energy companies.

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Renewables and reform in European Corporate PPAs

Renewables and reform in European Corporate PPAs

By , and | 28 Sep 2018

Access to reliable and cost effective sources of energy and recognising CSR objectives are becoming increasingly crucial to both companies and governments. With rising uncertainty over power supply, it is important for organisations to consider entering "Corporate PPAs". Our team recently authored the following report on this topic and would be pleased to discuss in more depth with you.

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Planning for an electric vehicle future

Planning for an electric vehicle future

By | 28 Aug 2018

The UK government has set out laudable aims for de-carbonising the country's transport network, based on establishing sophisticated EV charging infrastructure. But as Yohanna Weber, planning and environment partner at law firm Fieldfisher explains, the lack of cohesion between different stakeholders threatens to severely hinder these plans.

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Corporate PPAs in the energy market

Corporate PPAs in the energy market

By , , , and | 03 Jul 2018

The need for certainty of supply, a buffer against price volatility and the continued growth of renewable energies which are lowering prices are driving significant growth in the corporate PPA market.

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Electricity capacity mechanisms: lessons learned from recent European Commission decisions

Electricity capacity mechanisms: lessons learned from recent European Commission decisions

By and | 24 Apr 2018

The European Commission has recently endorsed – on certain conditions - the capacity mechanisms for electricity supply proposed by Germany, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Poland. Some lessons can be learned.

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Brexit & the environment - Update

Brexit & the environment - Update

By | 15 Nov 2017

The Environment Secretary is hedging his bets on a Brexit consensus for the environment by announcing plans for a new, independent statutory body to enforce environmental standards in England after Brexit.

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The EU electricity winter package

The EU electricity winter package

08 Dec 2016

The winter package was finally formally published last Wednesday. The Package proposes significant changes to the Third Energy Package of 2009.

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Don't Jump Ship, Persian Prospects Persist: Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Don't Jump Ship, Persian Prospects Persist: Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

By and | 01 Dec 2016

Following our article in July 2016 which examined encouraging developments for UK and foreign businesses

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ENERGY BRIEFING: Pilot cross-border tenders in Germany

ENERGY BRIEFING: Pilot cross-border tenders in Germany

By and | 14 Jul 2016

The opening of the German tendering process to other EU member states

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