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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Energy: Electricity

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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Energy: Electricity

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What the team is known for

Strong renewable energy department with significant knowledge of transactions, financing and development projects in the wind power market. Also assists with mandates in the hydropower and biofuel sectors. Advises investment banks, funds and energy companies on a range of topics, including regulatory, power grid and concession matters. Noted for additional expertise in el-certificate mandates and property rights issues.

Strengths

One satisfied client comments: "They have a really good understanding of electricity matters and respond very fast to our queries."

Another client stresses the team's expertise in the sector and further comments: "There is always a constructive and friendly atmosphere in our working relationship."

Work highlights

Assisted Prime Capital with the acquisition of Tromsø Vind and Raudfjell Vind, owners of the Kvitfjell and Raudfjell wind power plant projects.

Notable practitioners

Peter Aall Simonsen draws praise for his experience handling transactional mandates in the energy sector, with clients describing him as "very knowledgeable of the market, commercially pragmatic and very clever." He offers additional expertise in wider regulatory and contractual topics, including carbon capture and storage projects. 

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Overview

Simonsen Vogt Wiig's Renewable Energy Practice

Simonsen Vogt Wiig is one of Norway's premier law firms across the full spectrum of electricity and renewable matters.

We are market-leading practitioners in terms of new renewables such as offshore wind power, biofuel, solar power, hydrogen and new technologies, and also deeply involved in ground-breaking infrastructure projects which are shaping the future.

We are particularly recognized for assisting developers, investors, financial institutions and other project counterparties, on the development, structuring and financing of renewable energy projects and transactions in Norway and abroad.

Our lawyers have extensive industry knowledge and in-depth expertise of the regulatory landscape.


Members

Simonsen, Peter Aall (Head of Department)

Berntsen, Frode

Brudvik, Pål

Bugge, Amund Fougner

Jakobsen, Robin Aker

Jansen, Bastian

Kinsella, Sunniva

Klingenberg, Halvor

Knustad, Børge

Oftedal, Arne

Osestad, Jahn Egil

Stokke, Tor

Energy: Electricity Department

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

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Department location

Filipstad Brygge 1

P.O. Box 2043

Vika

Oslo

Oslo

Norway

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Energy: Electricity


Peter Aall Simonsen
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