Renewable Energy

As a leading legal partner for the Renewable Energy industry in South Africa, Andersen in South Africa is committed to sustainability and the advancement of clean energy solutions. We offer comprehensive legal services tailored to support businesses in the renewable energy sector.

With the increasing global focus on sustainability and climate change, the Renewable Energy industry is experiencing rapid growth and transformation. South Africa, in particular, is actively promoting the development of renewable energy projects, presenting significant opportunities for businesses in this sector.

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Our team of experienced lawyers possesses in-depth knowledge and a keen understanding of the unique legal challenges and opportunities in the renewable energy space. We provide a full suite of legal services to support your renewable energy projects, including:

  • Project Development and Structuring: We assist in navigating the intricacies of renewable energy project development, from inception to completion, including site acquisitions, permitting and contractual arrangements.
  • Renewable Energy Financing: Our experts provide guidance on project financing, assisting you to secure funding from various sources including public-private partnerships, investors and financial institutions.
  • Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs): We draft, review and negotiate PPAs to ensure favourable terms and conditions, protecting your interests in energy off-take arrangements.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Staying compliant with renewable energy regulations and incentives is critical to your success. We keep you informed about relevant laws and assist with compliance at all project phases. Renewable Energy Incentives: Our team helps you identify and leverage government incentives and subsidies available to renewable energy projects.
  • Renewable Energy Mergers and Acquisitions: We facilitate mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in the renewable energy sector, ensuring smooth and successful transactions.
  • Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs): Our legal experts guide you through the EIA process, addressing environmental considerations and obtaining necessary approvals.
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreements (EPCs): We advise on standard form JBCC, FIDIC, NEC and GCC in the Renewable Energy sector. We also draft, review and negotiate bespoke EPCs to ensure favourable terms and conditions, protecting your interests from inception until final completion, and beyond.
  • Operation and Maintenance Agreements (O&Ms): We draft, review and negotiate bespoke O&Ms to ensure favourable terms and conditions, protecting your interests from commissioning into operation and for the lifespan of the PPA or Renewable Energy project.
  • Grid Connection and Transmission: We navigate the complexities of grid connection and transmission arrangements, enabling you to efficiently connect your renewable energy projects to the grid.

At Andersen in South Africa we are passionate about contributing to a sustainable future. Our legal solutions are designed to support your efforts in advancing clean energy solutions and reducing carbon footprints.

  • Mark Safranek
    Mark Safranek
  • Keshia Manolios
    Keshia Manolios
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