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The joint operating agreement (JOA) has a number of key commercial provisions.ScopeThe scope of the JOA is, generally speaking, to 'establish the...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Roberts, Head of Oil & Gas of Orrick 16th Oct
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This Energy consultation tracker tool displays the current status and most recent developments of key consultations conducted by government...
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IntroductionThis Practice Note tracks the key publications and announcements made to date in relation to Brexit and the EU Internal Energy Market,...
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14th Oct
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IntroductionThis tracker provides a chronological horizon scanner of the expected future dates of final decisions, implementing measures,...
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What are OFTOs?Offshore Transmission Owners (OFTOs) are the owners of offshore transmission assets which connect offshore wind farms to the onshore...
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What is a Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA)?The Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA) is a critical component of the contractual framework for a wind farm. This...
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How are renewable energy projects typically structured?Renewable energy projects are often project financed. A special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be...
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26th Sep
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Decommissioning security agreementsOil and gas companies are expected to return the seabed to its original state (subject to certain exceptions) by...
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Requirement for a LicenceSection 4 of the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989) requires entities undertaking certain activities in the electricity sector to...
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25th Sep
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What is a grid connection?A grid connection allows a user to connect to the local network or ‘grid’ so they can receive or produce electricity. A...
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25th Sep
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UKCS Petroleum Project LifecycleThe lifecycle of a typical petroleum project on the UKCS can be viewed in the following stages:Each stage of an...
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25th Sep
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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...
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What is the ‘supplier of last resort’?When the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) revokes a supply licence (usually because of insolvency),...
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25th Sep
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OverviewOperation and maintenance (O&M) of renewable energy projects is a critical component of an effective and successful project. Although capital...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day)....
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What is the Renewables Obligation?The renewables obligation (RO) is intended to support investment in renewable generation projects. It does this by...
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What is Energy from Waste (EfW)?Energy from waste (EfW) involves taking waste and turning it into a useable form of energy from a sustainable energy...
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25th Sep
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 25th Sep
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What is a CHP project?Combined heat and power (CHP) is a shorthand to cover a wide range of projects featuring ‘co-generation’; this is where...
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Introduction to the Smart Export GuaranteeThis Practice Note provides a detailed explanation of the ‘Smart Export Guarantee’, a regulated mechanism to...
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The importance of renewable and low carbon energyThe general principles of planning policy in England apply to renewable energy developments. However,...
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Energy from Waste (EfW) plants fall into three broad categories:•anaerobic digestion (AD) (a process that uses bacteria to decompose waste) (see...
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IntroductionThis Practice Note forms part of our suite of detailed guidance on the main terms of the standard form Contracts for Difference (CfDs)...
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Note: on 15 November 2018 payments under the Capacity Market mechanism and future Capacity Market support were suspended. This came as a result of...
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What is/check the duration of the agreement? The term of the power purchase agreement (PPA) should coincide so far as practicable with...
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BackgroundAt the time the Energy Act 2013 came into force, and to an extent to this day, the UK faced real and serious challenges in relation to its...
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EU targets to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and technology innovation has led to the development of new waste infrastructure being...
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TitleDirective 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the geological storage of carbon dioxideEntry into Force25...
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Most projects are underpinned by a complex web of contractual relationships between all the parties involved in the project (eg the project company,...
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How are renewable energy projects typically structured?Renewable energy projects are often project financed. A special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be...
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Author: James Todd. With thanks to David Cruickshank and Jamie DunneIntroductionThe purpose of this Practice Note is to:•introduce the ‘gas peaking’...
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Note: on 15 November 2018 payments under the Capacity Market mechanism and future CM support were suspended. This came as a result of the General...
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Author: James Todd. With thanks to David Cruickshank and Jamie DunneIntroductionThe purpose of this note is to discuss key issues which are relevant...
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Power offtake arrangementsIn project financed power generation projects, one of the key documents is the power offtake agreement. Typically referred...
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Brexit: This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further reading, see: Brexit—impact on...
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