Alternative Energy


Alternative Energy

The contribution to the UK’s energy needs made by the renewable sector continues to grow. Climate change is a driver of the need to reduce carbon emissions by a combination of further renewable and low-carbon power and increased efficiency in use of fossil fuels.


Who we advise

Druces’ lawyers have been active for many years in the field of renewable energy, both in the UK and internationally, advising contractors, banks, project developers and investors.

Our alternative energy experience

Our Alternative Energy team includes lawyers with experience of EPC and O&M contracts, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, banking, debt and project finance, construction and real estate.


Our sector experience:

  • Advising a UK manufacturer regarding a bond issue to fund and develop its low-maintenance vertical axis wind turbine product.
  • Advising a developer on projects for mobile solar power generation for temporary units, military bases, and construction sites in remote areas.
  • Acting on turnkey contracts for installation of a 500kW photovoltaic generating system.
  • Acting for a national wind power consortium/joint venture on the development of various solar wind farm projects.
  • Advising companies engaged in the construction and installation of solar PV generation sites on agricultural, industrial and residential properties.
  • Advising a developer of projects utilising biomass on floating power/CHP stations, designed to meet not only on-shore electricity needs but the increasing requirements of the marine industry for the supply of shore power to vessels while in port.
  • Advising a corporate finance house involved in raising finance for the developer and operator of a 20MW solar power plant in Ghana.
  • Advising a UK designer and manufacturer of medium scale vertical-axis wind turbines.

Who to Contact

Dominic Traynor


Suzanne Middleton Lindsley


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