Practice Areas: Renewable Energy

RMDT has been presented with the honor to be named as a contact on the website of the Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit of Germany in the section regarding Renewable Energy Law Resources due to our expertise and involvement in the field. The only other contacts are Romanian authorities. Click here for more details...
 
RMDT has the unique expertise required to structure complex transactions in the energy and related regulatory sectors. As recognition of our expertise and involvement in the field, RMDT was named as the only law firm contact in Romania on the website of the Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit of Germany in the section regarding Renewable Energy Law Resources.


RMDT’s practice group in the field of renewable energy assists clients in all areas of law involved in developing green field energy projects (wind, hydro, and solar energy) with a special focus on production and distribution of renewable energy. The firm’s clients are well-known global players in this field of industry.

RMDT handles the projects from the real estate purchasing and construction stages, all the way through to the regulatory and administrative phases. We lead our clients throughout the procedures to incorporate a company, obtaining finance, purchasing real estate or securing certain rights over real estate (superficies, concession, public-private partnerships), to obtaining the specific permits and authorizations from the regulatory authorities in the energy field and the permits and authorizations from other authorities (environmental, cadastral and local). Our practice group has also assisted our clients within the procedures for obtaining the grid connection permit, and for the negotiation and execution of the grid connection agreement, as well as within the licensing procedure, the operation on the green certificate market, and the start of operations with day to day specific legal issues in the energy field.

RMDT’s energy department also assists clients in purchasing already existing and functioning energetic facilities, in various stages of the process. Such assistance includes participation at tenders, support for our clients during due diligence procedures, transfer of all the agreements, licenses, authorizations, know-how and employees and during the day to day operation of the respective energetic facility.

Most recent completed projects:
  • RMDT’s energy practice group assisted a major international firm in the field in developing two green field wind farm projects in Romania. We have provided assistance throughout the entire process, including in relation to the following: incorporation of the companies in Romania; purchase of real estate and/or securing other rights over the land; obtaining the specific authorizations and permits from the local authorities in the constructions field; obtaining the specific authorizations and permits from the regulatory authorities in the energy field; obtaining the grid connection permit; negotiation and execution of the grid connection agreement; operation on the green certificate market;
  • RMDT assisted one of Europe’s largest energy firms in relation to the following: acquisition and operation of a large number of hydro electrical power plants acquired by way of privatization from Hidroelectrica SA, acquisition of six wind energy projects in various stages of development, investing into a private hydro electrical power plant project, as well as assistance with the intended development of two brown field electricity projects in partnership with a state owned company in the field of electricity. Our assistance included, among others, the following: assistance during the tendering process, negotiation and execution of the assets sale-purchase agreements and the project development agreements, due diligence, obtaining the required permits, approvals and licenses from the regulatory authorities;
  • RMDT’s practice group also assisted an international firm active in this sector in developing a wind park and obtaining the required financial support amounting tens of millions of euros from EBRD.