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Matthew Brown

Matthew is a Senior Associate in the Energy, Projects and Construction Group at CMS. He has a track record of advising government, regulators, network companies, developers and investors on energy sector regulation, renewables, and wider transactions in the energy sector.
Contributed to


Smart Export Guarantee—key features
Smart Export Guarantee—key features
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides a detailed explanation of the Smart Export Guarantee, a regulated mechanism to provide owners of small scale renewable installations in Great Britain with a guaranteed contract for selling surplus electricity they generate. Among other things it discusses the proposed terms of power purchase under the Smart Export Guarantee, the role of electricity suppliers in the Smart Export Guarantee mechanism, and technology types that will be eligible for the Smart Export Guarantee. The Smart Export Guarantee is due to come into force on 1 January 2020. This Practice Note has been written in Partnership with Matthew Brown, senior associate at CMS.

Practice Area


  • Consulting Editorial Board

Qualified Year

  • 2009


  • BPP, LPC and GDL, 2005 to 2007
  • University of St Andrews, MA English Literature, 2001 to 2005

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