Energy 2018-03-03T14:49:36+00:00

ENERGY

The energy sector in Romania has encountered many challenges in recent years.

Most notably, in the renewable energy sector, recurrent legislative changes have added a complex non-FIT regulated energy & green certificates markets.

Our legal and market know-how together with our technical understanding allows us to provide business –oriented solutions.

How can we help

INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC ADVICE AND AGREEMENTS

  • Advice in connection to the energy law framework in Romania.
  • Assistance in industry-specific matters and day-to-day business activities.
  • Assistance regarding the strategy in connection to future energy matters
  • Advice on environmental matters such as waste regulations, polluted sites, water regulations and environmental sanctions.
  • Advice, drafting, revision and negotiation on industry-specific agreements, including operation and maintenance, equipment procurement, electricity specific agreements.

DUE DILIGENCE. ACQUISITION AND SALE OF OPERATIONAL PROJECTS.

  • Drafting due diligence reports and legal opinions in energy related projects.
  • Advice and assessment during the diligence process.
  • Assessments of permitting matters in connection to energy projects.
  • Advice regarding strategy and structure of the transaction.
  • Advice, drafting and negotiation of transaction documents.

TRADING OF ENERGY AND GREEN CERTIFICATES

  • Assistance in connection to transactions and trading of energy and green certificates on the regulated market.
  • Advice, drafting, revision and negotiation of trading of energy and green certificates related agreements.
  • Advice on proceedings to be undertaken under the regulation of the market.
  • Advice on balancing market matters.

PERMITTING AND MARKET AUTHORITIES MATTERS

  • Advice on regulatory matters, including issuance, suspensions, renewals of licenses, authorizations, permits, certificates.
  • Advice, assistance and representation in front of relevant authorities in connection to permitting and interconnection matters.
  • Assistance in connection to matters involving the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE), Romanian Transmission and System Operator (Transelectrica SA), regional energy suppliers, the Romanian Gas and Electricity Market Operator (OPCOM).

LITIGATION MATTERS

  • Advice and representation in connection to energy and day-to-day business matters.
  • Advice regarding the building of strategy in litigation matters.

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

  • Assistance with project development and structuring.
  • Advice in connection to rights over land and permitting aspects.
  • Advice and assistance with all matters regarding construction, commissioning and interconnection of the project.
  • Advice during the operation stage of the project.

Projects

  • Wind energy power plants

  • Solar energy power plants.

  • Hydroelectric power projects.

  • Biomass projects.

  • Oil & gas projects

  • Electricity networks projects

  • Environmental matters