Clean Energy & Renewables

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

The CDR is coming to the energy industry and it has the power to fundamentally change the way the energy industry manages and controls consumer data.

06 September 2019

Wambo has been approved by the IPC on the condition of preparing an Export Management Plan intended to minimise the Scope 3 GHGEs produced by the Project.

05 September 2019

KWM partners Roderick Smythe and Shannon Etwell to look at whether the appetite for investment in renewables is set to continue despite political volatility.

29 April 2019

Our experts discuss the National Transport Commission recently released a discussion paper regarding the regulation of access to cooperative intelligent transport system and automated vehicle data.

25 October 2018

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