Publications - Energy

  • Power transmission projects are reactivated in Mexico

    The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) is preparing a project to increase power transmission capacity on the country's west coast and the government of the State of Queretaro announces a power transmission project as a public-private partnership (…

  • The challenges that Spain must tackle to be a leader in the production and storage of green hydrogen in Europe, which everyone foresees

    Spain must resolutely tackle technological, production-related and transportation challenges, as well as deep changes in industry and the need to implement a legal and financing framework that is safe and scalable.

  • Dispute resolution clauses in energy projects in Latin America

    In recent years, the number of infrastructure projects in the energy sector in Latin American countries has increased, and therefore, the possibility of disputes arising relating to them. In this article we discuss primarily dispute resolution…

  • Garrigues Sustainable Newsletter - April 2023

    In this newsletter we compile the most relevant legal news on ESG matters in Spain, from all angles of business law.

  • Chile: Implementation of the Energy Efficiency Law moves forward

    With the issuance of Resolution 13 of 2023, the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Law of 2021 (Law 21305) is moving forward. This new resolution lists the companies that must actively manage their energy consumption and how it should be…

  • Mexico: SENER and CRE publish new rules for the resumption of legal deadlines and terms after the health crisis

    On March 1st, 2023, the Agreement resuming legal terms and deadlines at the Ministry of Energy (SENER) and the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) Agreement A/004/2023 containing the new rules applicable to certain formalities, procedures and…

  • Poland: Amendment of the Wind Energy Investment Act opens up new development opportunities

    La Cámara Baja del Parlamento polaco (Sejm) aprobó, el 8 de febrero de 2023, una enmienda de la Ley de Inversión en Parques Eólicos y algunas otras leyes. Hasta su enmienda, la ley limitaba las oportunidades de inversión en parques eólicos, al…

  • Garrigues Sustainable Newsletter - January 2023

    In this newsletter we compile the most relevant legal news on ESG matters in Spain, published by Garrigues.

  • 2023: The most significant legal developments that companies in Spain should keep on their radar

    Garrigues analyzes from every business law angle the most significant legislative changes that are due to arrive next year.

  • Spain: The reform of the Tax on Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases comes into force

    Law 14/2022 of July 8, 2022, the first final provision of which amends the Tax on Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (IGFEI), was published in the Official State Gazette on July 9, 2022. In addition, the corresponding implementing regulations were…

  • Mexican Supreme Court of Justice dismisses Constitutional Controversies on the amendments to the Electricity Industry Law

    The highest tribunal of the country has not analyzed the merits of the cases, considering that there was a lack of legitimate interest.

  • Mexican Chamber of Representatives discarded the constitutional reform in the electricity industry

    The vote on the initiative, which, among other measures, intended to grant a majority and advantageous stake to state-owned companies, failed to reach the super-majority vote of two thirds established by the Federal Constitution.