The renewable energy sector is a complex area, constantly changing as new innovative products are brought to the market.
We provide comprehensive legal advice on all aspects of renewable energy but specifically solar development and battery storage, with development sites often comprising an element of both. As the technology advances we are seeing larger and more significant solar farms being developed across the South West and nationally.
We have considerable experience acting not only for landowners who are looking to diversify their agricultural holdings but also for solar developers.
When acting for landowners we will help you identify and resolve any estate planning issues that may arise from transactions of this nature, including succession planning within the family or farming partnership. We will work with you to understand your needs.
We have experience in assisting solar developers through the entire process from documenting heads of terms, the negotiation of the option and lease agreements ensuring that they are acceptable to the funders of the development and the negotiation of direct agreements with those funders, through to exercise of the option and subsequent build out of the site.
Part of the negotiations will often involve multiple third-party landowners in order to ensure that the project can be connected to the National Grid or adequate access provided to the site.