Energy

The energy sector is fast-paced and ever changing. Are you up-to-date with the latest changes in energy regulation and policy– and have a sense of what’s on the horizon?

LexisPSL Energy helps you to keep abreast of regulatory changes and updates, to understand the commercial implications of energy law and policy, and stay on top of the latest developments in the industry.

Our digestible practice notes are full of practical hints and tips from practising energy specialists (who understand what you need to know and do, because they’ve been in your position before). With direct links for deeper research, you can dive straight in to the relevant industry codes and guidance or consolidated legislation and browse through journals that may be of interest, providing a one-stop shop for all your needs when practicing in the energy sector.

Energy law isn’t just a matter for ‘energy specialists’, the regulations affect lawyers who work on everything from property transactions to construction projects and carbon trading. Energy law is a sophisticated, rapidly changing sector, which demands a strong knowledge of UK, EU and international law. Our experts give you an up-to-date, authoritative view, backed-up by primary sources; so with less time spent on research, you’ll have more time to spend on profitable work and business development.

Featured guidance
Energy guidance:

In order for a new connection to be made, whether to a generator, a home, an office or an entire new development, new network infrastructure will need to be...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: As of 1 April 2019, National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) became a separate legal entity within the National Grid Group, separating...

Practice Note

Requirement for a Licence Section 4 of the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989) requires entities undertaking certain activities in the electricity sector to...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed and updated following Ofgem’s 28 November 2018 decision on its OFTO tender process policy consultation for...

Practice Note

Smart metering—an introduction The government anticipates that the roll-out of smart meters will play a significant part in Great Britain's (GB’s)...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: As of 1 April 2019, National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) became a separate legal entity within the National Grid Group, separating...

Practice Note

Introduction This tracker provides a chronological horizon scanner of the expected future dates of final decisions, implementing measures, consultations...

Practice Note

Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the EU Internal...

Practice Note

Introduction This Practice Note provides a list of the key documents typically seen on financial completion of an onshore wind farm or large scale ground...

Practice Note

UKCS Petroleum Project Lifecycle The lifecycle of a typical petroleum project on the UKCS can be viewed in the following stages: $1 Each stage of an...

Practice Note

Introduction This Practice Note tracks the key publications and announcements made to date in relation to Brexit and the EU Internal Energy Market, Great...

Practice Note

Overview Operation and maintenance (O&M) of renewable energy projects is a critical component of an effective and successful project. Although capital...

Practice Note

Relevant articles The Journal of World Energy Law and Business (JWELB) is the official journal of The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators...

Practice Note

This Energy consultation tracker tool displays the current status and most recent developments of key consultations opened from 1 January 2019 being...

Practice Note

The joint operating agreement (JOA) has a number of key commercial provisions. Scope The scope of the JOA is, generally speaking, to 'establish the...

Practice Note

What is the Renewables Obligation? The renewables obligation (RO) is intended to support investment in renewable generation projects. It does this by...

Practice Note