Energy storage is of particular interest to large energy-intensive businesses, especially those who need to ensure electricity reliability and availability. For corporations operating in markets with unreliable grid infrastructure or in remote environments, it can also help eliminate the need to rely on backup generators which often run on diesel.
Our global team stay abreast of market trends and new developments, alongside the regulatory considerations and trends we believe energy companies, developers, investors and financiers should take into account when assessing energy storage projects.
We have worked with clients in connection with the financing, regulatory approval and development of solutions in the US, UK, continental Europe, Australia, Africa, Middle East and Asia and on new energy projects such as UKPN's Smarter Network Storage.
Our team not only track developments but actively engage with regulators on consultations and other policy design processes (both on our behalf and as industry leaders for our clients). We do this to ensure our transactions are focused not only on current opportunities, but also take into account what may come in the future.
The European Commission’s Net-Zero Industry Act and European Hydrogen Bank explained
The European Commission published proposals for its Net-Zero Industry Act (NZIA) on 16th March 2023.
EU scales up green subsidies: How you can benefit from new support for clean investments
The European Commission (EC) published its “Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age” (the Plan) on February 1, 2023. The Plan may present new opportunities for companies to benefit from State aid and other financial support.
Warsaw team advises PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna on PLN 2,3bn sustainability-linked financing
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna, on PLN 2,3bn (€490m) ESG financing.
Cross-border team advises Infinity Power on Lekela Power acquisition
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised Infinity Power in connection with its acquisition of the entire shareholding of Lekela Power (Lekela), an Africa based wind power platform, from a consortium led by Actis and Mainstream funds.
Warsaw team advises fund managed by Sienna Private Credit on a holdco financing
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised Sienna Private Credit on a holdco financing provided to a Polish borrower in relation to construction of a 35 MW wind farm in Poland. The construction of this wind farm is also financed by PKO Bank Polski as senior lender.
Warsaw team advises Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on financing construction of wind farm sponsored by Budimex
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego on financing construction of 7 MW wind farm sponsored by Budimex.
Warsaw team advises banks on PLN 866m (€ 180m) financing construction of Poland's first large-scale hybrid solar-wind project with a capacity of over 200 MW
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised consortium of banks comprising ING Bank Śląski, PKO Bank Polski and mBank on PLN 766m (€ 163m)senior secured financing for the purpose of constructio...
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