Here’s a selection of our energy sector credentials in Germany:

ads-tec - Establishment of a joint venture with Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH for battery storage technology.

Alliander on the successful award of a concession for the installation and operation of 220 electric car charging points in Berlin.

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg |Advising on negotiations for a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a planned solar park in Mecklenburg Western Pomerania.

EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg on the structuring of the offshore wind farm projects Hohe See and Baltic 2 and the sale of a 49.9% stake to Enbridge and Macquarie in a structured bidding process.

Highland Group Holdings Limited on the acquisition, development and financing of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm and its partial sale to Siemens Project Ventures and CIP and on the joint sale of 80% of the shares to a European consortium.

Netze BW and ED Netze - Advice and representation in numerous electricity and gas concession proceedings.

N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie and Gasunie Deutschland - Advising on the acquisition of a stake in the EUGAL pipeline project from Gascade.

Polish energy company - Advising on an agreement to trade electricity and gas using blockchain technology.

PRISMA European Capacity Platform - Representation before the ACER Complaints Committee regarding the determination of the gas capacity platform to be used at the German-Polish border.

Project planners and operators of renewable energy plants on project development, planning law, approval procedures, legal defence of the approval, direct marketing of electricity, proprietary electricity models, possibilities of avoiding grid fees, concession fees, electricity tax and EEG surcharge.

Electricity and gas traders - Drafting of contracts for the purchase and sale of electricity, advice on gas and electricity supply contracts and on portfolio management contracts with industrial customers.

TransnetBW and Tennet TSO - Public procurement law advice in connection with the preparation and implementation of the public procurement procedures for the SuedLink power line.

VERBUND on various water-law licence and planning approval procedures for several hydroelectric power plants on the Inn and the Danube; issues include: EIA issues, water and environmental protection law, waste law, maintenance duties.

Key contacts

Niklas Ganssauge
Dr. Niklas Ganssauge, LL.M. (Berkeley)
T +49 40 37630 375
Fritz Hammerstein
Dr. Fritz von Hammerstein
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Verwaltungsrecht (Certified lawyer for administrative law)
T +49 40 37630 318