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Norway Energy: Electricity
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Band 3

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About

Provided by Advokatfirmaet Hjort DA

Norway is rich in natural resources, and the Norwegian economy depends on these resources being properly managed and exploited. To make sure this happens, Norway has created a comprehensive regulatory framework covering the petroleum sector and the production of renewable energy.

Hjort’s lawyers know these regulations and the business imperatives of both the oil and renewables sectors extremely well, and our expertise regarding the many environmental law issues that can arise in this context is second to none.

With regard to renewable energy, we are a full-service law firm, and our areas of expertise include:

  • Hydropower
  • Wind power
  • District heating
  • Power transmission grids and grid regulation
  • Electricity market / power trading
  • Electricity tax
  • Land and rights acquisition
  • Construction contracts
  • Transactions and restructuring
  • Competition law and public procurement in the energy sector

Chambers Review

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Energy: Electricity - Norway
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What the team is known for

Advokatfirmaet Hjort's full-service renewable energy practice has expertise in hydroelectric power, wind farm projects and grid connections. It frequently advises on regulatory matters, whilst also assisting with transactions and litigation relating to concessions, energy tax issues and rights of use to land. Its client base includes energy, power and utility companies.

Work Highlights

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  • Advokatfirmaet Hjort advised Carbonor on its carbon capture project in Norway.

Notable Practitioners

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Kristin Bjella
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Band 2

Kristin Bjella is active on a wide variety of mandates, ranging from mergers and acquisitions in the renewable sector to land rights and regulatory issues. She offers additional expertise in contentious cases. Market sources note her "very solid regulatory profile."

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Members

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Eivind Grimsø Moe

Finn Magne Prydz

Frode A. Innjord

Jørn A. Uggerud

Kristin Bjella

Head of Department

Mariann Andersen

Rolf Chr. Trolle Andersen

Sigve Braaten