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Hélène Gelas receives the Client Choice 2020 award in Energy & Natural Resources category, organized by International Law Office and Lexology - Hélène Gelas receives the Client Choice 2020 award in Energy & Natural Resources category, organized by International Law Office ... LPA-CGR avocats ranked among the best lawyers firms by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 - 2019, April 18th Find out LPA-CGR avocats rankings published by Legal 500 EMEA for 2019 In Legal 500 EMEA 2019 rankings, some of our areas have been ... LPA-CGR avocats ranked among the best in Chambers & Partners - 2019, Marc 11th LPA-CGR avocats ranked among the best in Chambers & Partners guides (Global et Europe) In Chambers Global and Chambers Europe ... Hélène Gelas honoured again as one of the most most influential women in the renewable energy sector by GreenUnivers - Hélène Gelas honoured again as one of the most most influential women in the renewable energy sector by GreenUnivers In the frame of ... [Press] Legal analysis: can a wrong price in a purchase contract be unilaterally questionned by EDF? - [Press] Legal analysis: can a wrong price in a purchase contract be unilaterally questionned by EDF?   31/10/2018 In a decision in ... [Press] Wind sector in France : an enhanced regulatory framework - Wind sector in France : an enhanced regulatory framework Partner Hélène Gelas was interviewed by French magazine Environnement & ... [Press] New offshore wind farm licences to enable a costs decrease - Our partner Hélène Gelas published an Opinion article in Le Cercle des Echos, in order to develop and promote the idea of a new ... LPA-CGR avocats at the 8th Parlementary Meetings for the Renewables Energy, Paris, July 12 - July 12th 2017 LPA-CGR avocats will play a part in the 8th Parlementary Meetings for the Renewables Energy on Wednesday July the 12th , 2017, in the ... [Press] Onshore wind energy support’s plan is stable - 17 june 2017 French government has just launched a call for tenders and published a tariff decree. This decree  seals the end of a transitional ... [Press] Legal framework for wind turbine repowering in France - june 9th 2017 As the first French wind farms are reaching the end of their expected lifetimes, Partner Fabrice Cassin is interviewed by French ...
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Le Journal du Photovoltaïque | Photovoltaic projects during the covid-19 health crisis - Le Journal du Photovoltaïque | Photovoltaic projects during the covid-19 health crisis The Covid-19 crisis put an end to the ... LPA-CGR avocats is ranked again in the Global and Europe Chambers Guides - LPA-CGR avocats is ranked again in the Global and Europe Chambers Guides Many practices and individual lawyers have been ranked in the ... Qatar Business Law Review | Qatar’s new foreign investment law: a new regime relaxing foreign investment rules - Qatar Business Law Review | Qatar’s new foreign investment law: a new regime relaxing foreign investment rules Qatar’s new Foreign ... Interview | French Biodiversity Law: "A river is in itself an ecosystem worthy of protection" - French Biodiversity Law: "A river is in itself an ecosystem worthy of protection" Endowed with heavy penal sanctions, the French ... Actu Environnement | It's time to move to a unique wind energy planning - Actu Environnement | It's time to move to a unique wind energy planning While the Multiannual Energy Program (EPP) project gives pride ... Enerpresse | Self-consumption forced to play individually - Enerpresse | Self-consumption forced to play individually On October 22nd, 2019, Hélène Gelas, LPA-CGR avocats’ partner, spoke within ... Actu Environnement | Wind power farms: emergence of a new kind of disputes - Actu Environnement | Wind power farms: emergence of a new kind of disputes Wind farms development generates in France a multiplication ... Algeria : upcoming reform of the hydrocarbons law - Rym Loucif, partner at the Corporate and M&A practice of the Algiers office, shared her expertise on the IBA Oil and Gas Law ... Revue Banque | The French safety trust at the service of ENR project financing - Revue Banque | The French safety trust at the service of ENR project financing The safety trust, unfortunately still too neglected in ... Le Journal du Photovoltaïque | Photovoltaic roofs : Simplification, a condition for the satisfaction of call for tenders      - 2019, April 19th Photovoltaic roofs : Simplification, a condition for the satisfaction of call for tenders                                    While ...
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LPA-CGR avocats assisted Fred. Olsen Renewables and Global Wind Power Europe in the sale of Global Wind Power France to Total Quadran - 20 March 2020 LPA-CGR avocats assisted Fred. Olsen Renewables and Global Wind Power Europe in the sale of Global Wind Power France to ... LPA-CGR avocats assists EnBW within the acquisition of VALECO in France - June 4th 2019 Paris, June 4th 2019 LPA-CGR avocats assists EnBW within the acquisition of VALECO in France LPA-CGR avocats advised EnBW Energie ... LPA-CGR avocats assists the shareholders of URBASOLAR in the sale of this company to Swiss electrician AXPO - 2019, May 7th Paris, May 7th 2019 LPA-CGR avocats assists the shareholders of URBASOLAR in the sale of this company to Swiss electrician ... LPA-CGR avocats assists Eneco in the sale of activities in France - LPA-CGR avocats has advised the Eneco group in the purchase by Albioma, the leader in the solar power market in Overseas France, of ... [Press] Legal analysis: can a wrong price in a purchase contract be unilaterally questionned by EDF? - [Press] Legal analysis: can a wrong price in a purchase contract be unilaterally questionned by EDF?   31/10/2018 In a decision in ... LPA-CGR avocats advised H2air in connection with the investment of Demeter 4 INFRA in Les Eoliennes du Coquelicot 2, an onshore wind farm completed by H2air group and located in Miraumont (Somme region) in France. - Februrary 3rd, 2017 H2air has sold 49% of the project company to the fund Demeter 4 INFRA, managed by Demeter Partners, and retains the remaining 51% ...

A guiding light for your energy transition

Are you a developer, manufacturer, investor, operator in the energy sector or seeking greater energy efficiency?
For over twenty years, our lawyers have been working closely with the different energy areas and professional organisations, participating pro-actively in controlling energy requirements, the diversification of energy sources and the promotion of renewables. Our teams rapidly devoted themselves to developing an energy legislation adapted to the fight against climate change, large-scale energy challenges and energy renewal in buildings and neighbourhood projects or sustainable cities.
Our lawyers specialising in public business law, environment law, property law, IP/IT, contracts, financing, mergers & acquisitions and tax and customs law can offer you sound advice throughout all stages of your project. We can support you in the project development, construction and operation, including structuring your financing needs and its unbundling, up to dismantling of the site and restoring it to its original condition, both in consultancy and in litigation.

Wind energy

An active member of France Energie Eolienne, our firm is fully informed of the regulations and market orientations. We thus provide support to project developers, operators, energy specialists, wind farm manufacturers, electricity operators and investment funds in all of the sectors relevant to wind farm projects, both on- and off-shore, whether anchored to foundations or floating

Thermal and photovoltaic solar energy

We are able to lend our support to clients with projects in calls for tenders by the Regulatory Commission of Energy (CRE) and investment funds in all legal and fiscal aspects of operations focused on the development of purchases and sales of solar installations on roofs and on the ground.

 

Marine and hydraulic energies

We can support you transversally in the development, securitisation and acquisition of marine energy projects, in particular with calls for tenders. Our teams can also help you with obtaining or renewing your hydraulic energy concession.

Biomass, waste exploitation

We work on the establishment, construction and exploitation of energy products deriving from biomass. Our team has specialist knowledge, both in consultancy and in litigation, of the environmental issues surrounding incinerators and the exploitation of the biodegradable fraction of waste.

Energy performance and renewal

We have proven experience in contractually implementing energy renovation projects for buildings intended for residential use or the tertiary sector, both public and private. We organise the legal processing of the performance guarantees linked to these projects in terms of energy performance contracts (“EPCs”) or other suitable vehicles and we also advise on neighbourhood and sustainable city projects.

Fossil energies and biofuels

We can assist you in the operations and commissioning of your projects involving natural gas and other natural resources, in France and abroad, with an international presence, in particular in Africa.

Heating and cooling networks, geothermal solutions

For over twenty years, we have been advising our clients in matters concerning the construction, establishment and extension of their networks. In particular, we handle litigation and industrial risks for public and private urban heating networks.

We also help major groups in the development of geothermal resources, including in their environmental aspects.