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PROPERTY & ASSET RECOVERY

Energy & Wind Farms

Hogan Dowling McNamara Solicitors provide specialist legal advice to all stakeholders involved in the development and management of wind farms. We advise landowners in relation to the negotiation the terms of and drafting the following agreements:

  • option agreements
  • turbine and substations leases
  • indemnities (REPS and SFPs)

We advise the promoters of wind farm projects in relation to:

  • project finance
  • joint venture and other commercial arrangements between developers, investors and others
  • turbine supply and maintenance/ turnkey agreements
  • construction contracts
  • warranties
  • grid connection including transmission and distribution arrangements
  • planning and consent issues prior to during the development stage
  • land leases and property issues with adjoining landowners including wayleaves and ESB leases/land transfers
  • power purchase agreements

Hogan Dowling McNamara Solicitors advise funders in relation to the security issues including:

  • title and planning issues
  • security including charges, debentures, guarantees, direct agreements
  • warranties
  • registrations

We also act for turbine manufacturers and therefore we have a thorough understanding and in depth knowledge of a process that in many cases can take a number of years to complete.

We have also acted for the promoters & funders of hydroelectric projects.

Our specialists in this area are:

 

Fergal McNamara
00353 61 501100

Thomas Dowling
00353 61 501100