Clean Energy & Renewables - Australia

Specialist advice to help your projects flourish

From cleantech ‘build-outs’ to solar projects and offshore investments in greenfield turbines, the clean energy and renewables space in Australia is awash with opportunities. For those investing, it is a space primed for growth – with success depending on your ability to manage rapidly advancing technologies and increasing regulatory demands.

In a market where innovation is key, our renewable energy lawyers help financiers, developers and retailers get creative. As a client, you benefit from our deep understanding of green regulations, which helps you to reduce the risks associated with major developments, sales and leases.

Multidisciplinary expertise

Drawing together expertise across corporate, finance, environment, property, tax and intellectual property, we give you valuable advice on renewable energy law, including:

  • Land options and leases, including rental and revenue-sharing arrangements
  • State development and environmental approvals 
  • Federal environmental and Foreign Investment Review Board approvals
  • Connection and off-take arrangements 
  • Panel and inverter supply arrangements, including warranties and guarantees, and handover and interface issues
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Project financing.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

Discover our latest insights into legal issues affecting your business

Operators of wind farms have new obligations for annual reporting to the EPA as well as ongoing monitoring over the life of the wind farm.

26 October 2021

The Land & Environment Court has this week dismissed an appeal brought by community action group Mullaley Gas and Pipeline Accord Inc (MGPA) challenging the validity of the development consent for...

21 October 2021

The recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal KEPCO Bylong Australia Pty Ltd v Bylong Valley Protection Alliance Inc provides a timely reminder of how Australian Courts approach...

27 September 2021

The High Court’s recent decision in Price v Spoor [2021] HCA 20 has confirmed that parties can effectively contract out of limitation periods imposed by statute. The decision provides certainty as to...

08 September 2021

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