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Our experience includes advising/representing:

  • EirGrid plc, the national transmission system operator, in connection with the development and financing of the 700MW HVDC Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France with a capital cost in excess of €1.6bn.
  • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) in relation to its fund’s acquisition of a 50% stake in Statkraft’s 2.2GW Irish offshore wind portfolio.
  • DRT, the world’s largest Data Centre provider on a number of data centre developments and electricity market contracts (including complex corporate Power Purchase Agreementss).
  • Aughinish Alumina in relation to all its activities undertaken in Ireland, including: the procurement, construction and creation of its 160MW CHP plant; its significant gas supply arrangements; its participation in the SEM; its carbon hedging and trading arrangements.
  • EirGrid plc on the structuring and funding of the procurement of circa 450MW of temporary emergency generation.
  • DIF Capital Partners on its fund’s acquisition of a 51% stake in ib vogt GmbH,one of the world’s leading developers in utility-scale PV solar.
  • European Investment Bank on the funding of both the Oweninny I and Oweninny II Wind Farms, a joint venture between Bord na Móna and the ESB which is one of the largest windfarms on the island of Ireland.
  • Brookfield Renewables on its development and financing of the Slieve Callan wind farm project in South West Ireland (which included a 25km 110KV contestable grid connection).
  • EirGrid plc on grid connection matters including disputes, and separately acted for EirGrid on a dispute pursuant to the Capacity Market Code.
  • Green Investment Group (GIG) in relation to its investment in and subsequent sale of a portion of its interest in the Dublin Waste to Energy Facility located in Poolbeg, Dublin Port.
  • Parkwind NV one of Europe’s leading offshore Wind Farm developers, in its initial strategic investment in the Oriel Wind Farm – a 330MW offshore wind farm project proposed in the Irish Sea.
  • Renewable energy infrastructure development (offshore and onshore wind and solar)
  • Participation in the RESS and ORESS Auctions
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Capacity and wholesale energy markets participation
  • System/Ancillary Services market development and participation
  • Energy related disputes, including disputes under market codes.
  • Clean hydrogen development
  • Battery storage
  • Data Centre development and private wires
  • EU Regulations and Directives
  • Grid Connection applications