Ellen Beardsworth#6920

Ellen Beardsworth

Associate, Addleshaw Goddard
Ellen joined Addleshaw Goddard's IPE team in January 2018 having previously qualified into construction. She has experience advising both public and private sector clients on a wide range of transactional infrastructure and renewable energy projects including CHP, electric vehicles, solar, wind and district heating. Ellen has completed two secondments within the legal team at a national rail infrastructure company, supporting their business. Her other recent experience includes:
  • being a key member of the AG team advising VW on their £multi-billion EV project with Ford as part of the wider strategic partnership between VW and Ford;
  • advising Southern Water on the procurement and development of a reservoir in conjunction with Portsmouth Water; and
  • advising one of the largest energy consumers in the UK on the drafting and negotiation of their corporate PPA as part of a decarbonisation programme; and
  • advising Aberdeen Standard on the installation of solar panels on their property portfolio.
Contributed to


Gas to grid (biomethane) projects
Gas to grid (biomethane) projects
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an introduction to the production of biomethane (a form of biogas and also known as ‘green gas’ in light of its renewable nature). The Practice Note included details of biomethane’s common uses and an overview of the injection of biomethane into the Great Britain (GB) gas grid. It also includes an examination of the funding options available for biomethane projects, an outline of key GB regulation and applicable industry codes; an examination of the GB market and grid connection process for biomethane; and examples of gas to grid biomethane projects.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2016


  • LLB (2008)
  • LPC – Distinction (2013)


  • University of Liverpool (2008)
  • BPP, Leeds (2013)

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