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RENEWABLE ENERGY LAND

Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Drafted and negotiated collaboration agreements between multiple parties for the use of a wind farm.

  • Acted as the lead real estate adviser on the development of an 8.2MW coastal wind farm development in Wales with an investment value of  £14.5 million.

  • Advised on the leases of solar plants on behalf of a local authority.

  • Advised on licenses and easements to ensure access for cables and personnel servicing solar plants.

  • Advised on solar and wind farm joint venture projects.

DJB specialists

  • Michael Wear (Associate Director)

  • Maeve Bonner (Partner)

  • Tina Durani (Partner)

Legal issues that may arise

  • Acquisition of rights over land to connect renewable energy sources to the National Grid.

  • Securing sites suitable for the generation of renewable energy

  • Securing sites through compulsory purchase.

  • Environmental impact assessments, taking into consideration issues such as nuisance, contamination and locality.

  • Leases of land including provisions for options and wayleaves

  • Planning applications and public inquiries

  • Drafting and securing easements over renewable energy land

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There are now enough solar panels in the UK to supply the equivalent of 5 million homes. The biggest increase in land renewable energy is wind farms.