United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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

GE Energy Financial Services and Green Investment Group as joint sponsors on the acquisition and project financing of the 650MW Markbygden ETT onshore wind farm in Northern Sweden with a 9-year fixed volume corporate PPA with Norsk Hydro, which is the largest wind CPPA in the world.

ConocoPhillips on the sale of its entire £2bn UK North Sea assets to Chrysaor.

The management team of Instavolt, the UK-based provider of pay-as-you-go rapid charging points, on the first investment by the Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund.

Tesla on a range of matters across a number of jurisdictions, including in relation to competition and charging infrastructure issues.

A consortium led by Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power, infrastructure investor Equitix and Hong Kong-based investor CNIC on its acquisition of Electricity North West

The Quadgas consortium (made up of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, Allianz Capital Partners, Hermes Investment Management, CIC Capital Corporation, Qatar Investment Authority, Dalmore Capital and Amber Infrastructure/International Public Partnerships) on the acquisition of National Grid's four remaining gas distribution networks (Cadent Gas) for c£13.8 billion in 2017/2018.

National Grid Electricity System Operator on the regulatory investigations by Ofgem and the E3C into the August 2019 power cuts.  

NeuConnect: The project on the procurement, construction, regulation and consenting of the NeuConnect (Germany-England) electricity interconnector. NeuConnect is a £1.4bn, 1.4 GW project traversing three countries (England, the Netherlands and Germany).

RWE on the creation of its joint venture with E.ON to invest in UK new nuclear, and on its nuclear new build programme.

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