Renewable Energy and Windfarming

“Advising you on sustainable energy projects.”

The increasing issue of climate change, rising demand for cleaner energy and government initiatives toward renewable energy supply raises a number of legal and commercial issues for participants in this growing sector.

At Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan we are proud to have worked on a large number of sustainable energy projects in recent years. Our experience in this niche area has meant we are one of the top legal experts on windfarming in Ireland. From inception to completion, we are keenly positioned to manage all legal matters related to a renewable energy project.

Our specialist team in this area is fully equipped to work with developers, contractors, utility companies and other investors involved in the development of sustainable wind farm or wave energy generation projects in Ireland at both the early and late development stages.

We have the benefit of drawing upon a wealth of expertise from across our practice and can direct clients on a wide spectrum of legal matters related to renewable energy projects including property law, land access and tenure, commercial agreements, liability, licensing and government regulations.

We are skilled at structuring relationships among developers, lenders and equity participants

We will devise sound legal and commercial strategies that respond to the needs of our clients and ensure they are kept up to date with the latest developments in the renewable energy sector.

We also advise on agricultural law issues relating to wind farms, for example agri-environmental schemes, the single farm payment scheme, agricultural tenancies, crop loss and mines and minerals.

Our excellent track record means we are well placed to advise you on all legal issues relating to Renewable Energy and Windfarming.

We provide specialist legal advice on the following areas:

  • Land Access arrangements
  • Wind farm construction & maintenance agreements
  • Commercial contracts & negotiations
  • Licensing
  • Supply Agreements
  • Government & regulatory advice
  • Negotiating power purchase agreements
  • Project financing & acquisitions
  • Project Due Diligence

To find out more about how Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan Solicitors can assist your Renewable Energy and Windfarming business, please click here to complete our short form and we will be in touch.

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“Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan has worked with us on a number of different matters, particularly commercial contracts and property matters. They tend to have specialists in each area which means we get the benefit of a very high level of expertise. We find them very responsive to our requirements, they quickly understand what has to be done and deliver the outcomes we need without delay. We value their assistance highly, and I would not hesitate to give them my recommendation.”David Ruane — Managing Director, Pulse Fashion Accessories, Newcastle, Co Dublin

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