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        Renewable Energy

        The renewable energy sector is changing rapidly, from funding and legislation through to technology and supply chain.

        Our renewable energy sector expertise spans across the areas of solar power, wind power, wave and tidal, biomass, energy from waste, waste disposal and recycling, combined heat and power plants and hydro power and comprises of more than 50 specialists from across the firm. 

        "The DWF team continues to impress with the strength of its renewables offering. The solicitors are excellent specialists who are very methodical and commercially aware, and who have handled a number of complex matters for the likes of ScottishPower, British Gas and Siemens’"
        – Chambers & Partners

        Our team of experts has worked on energy projects and their financing for many years across the UK and overseas, giving us real experience in all aspects of the evolving renewables sector. We act for four out of the top ten water and waste-water utility companies in England and Wales, as well as clients across the rest of the sector, ranging from start-ups to multi-nationals, developers, funders, investors, electricity and gas suppliers and customers, all the way down the supply chain. 

        Our clients include

        • ScottishPower
        • Partnerships for Renewables
        • Infinergy and Burcote Wind
        • Power-Gen
        • Santander
        • E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Development Ltd
        • The Highland Council
        • E.ON
        • EDF Energy

        For further information download our Renewables Guide

        DWF can deliver legal support for your entire project and through our FREE Renewables Task Force Guide provide you with a clear outline of the legal issues that you will need to consider when completing a renewables project.

        To download your FREE copy of the Renewables Task Force Guide please complete this form.

        Member of:

        Renewable Energy Association

        Renewable Energy Association logo REA

        UK Environmental Law Association

        United Kingdom Energy Law and Policy Association logo UKELA

        Partner of:

        The UK District Energy Association

        UK District Energy Association logo UKDEA 

        It is prevention rather than cure that adds real value to any project’s budget and timeline. We can provide you with a clear understanding of the legal and strategic support required for your renewables project and the pitfalls you need to avoid.

        Sign up today for a no obligation, FREE legal health check for your renewables project and one of our experts will contact you to arrange a convenient time to discuss your project further.

        Register your details with us

        You will receive a FREE copy of our Renewables Task Force Guide - the one stop legal support for your renewable energy challenges. Please get in touch if you have any questions or we can be of any further assistance.

        Press Release

        DWF advises on first Climate Bond certified green multi-million Euro loan

        19 January 2017

        Legal business DWF Germany has advised Strasser Capital - parent company and private equity partner of German-based manufacturer in residential solar power systems MEP Werke - on its first green loan of 30 million euros to Dutch asset manager, Delta Lloyd Asset Management.

        Partner-led expertise with an innovative approach

        Our international energy team comprises of more than 100 specialists across four continents. It draws together our in-depth knowledge and experience of the sector to deliver excellent legal advice in a commercial context.

        Andrew Symms

        • Partner // Head of Energy & Industrials

        Dr. Carmen Schneider

        • Partner // Head of Energy (Germany)

        Catherine Haslam

        • Partner // Head of Solar

        David Gilchrist

        • Partner // Head of Gas and Electricity

        Wayne Lawrence

        • Partner // Executive Partner (Edinburgh)