Energy law and renewable energies


In the energy market, we assist our clients in all aspects of their business activities, such as:

  • preparation of contractual documents, including general terms and conditions (retail and wholesale), contracts for the acquisition, development and/or renewal of technologies in the electricity sector, legal analyses (risk assessments) of contracts concluded with individual contractual partners in the electricity market, including EFET contracts
  • regulatory issues and representation before regulatory authorities, including licensing and dispute resolution, advising on obtaining licences for generation, distribution and trade in electricity or gas and representing clients before relevant authorities and institutions, in particular ERO, MIT, construction authorities, OTE, PXE, CEPS
  • representation in all types of disputes, ranging from complex litigation from unbundling processes, disputes over electricity supply between different market participants and/or state authorities, disputes over state support for renewable energy sources, disputes between retail customers and wholesale suppliers, including debt recovery
  • regulatory matters relating to the planning, construction, licensing and operation of power plants, both renewable and conventional
  • advising and representing clients on acquisitions and due diligence, particularly in connection with the sale or purchase of power plants, grid operators, and energy suppliers, preparing and negotiating transaction documentation and assisting clients with risk identification, interpretation of applicable laws, case law, and regulatory issues, through to implementation of transactions
  • advising on the generation, distribution and trading of electricity, gas and heat
  • advice on renewable energy and public support in the energy sector
  • analysis of feasibility of projects and construction of power generation plants and energy networks and pipelines in relation to Czech and Slovak energy law, EU and international agreements
  • representing clients in negotiations with landowners in the construction of distribution networks
  • issues related to the rights of owners or operators of energy facilities to real estate owned by other persons

Our work experience includes advisory in these areas:

  • private and public mergers and acquisitions in the energy sector
  • EU and Czech energy regulation
  • energy storage and efficiency
  • construction of production plants with renewable and traditional energy sources, including EPC contracts and supply of technological units
  • operation, financing and transaction of renewable and conventional power generation plants
  • market entries to new markets
  • regulatory issues within the energy sector
  • Smart City projects
  • licensing proceedings
  • district heating acquisitions
  • purchase of underground gas storage facilities
  • unbundling processes