Today’s energy model is in constant flux as we move away from traditional energy production methods and toward more sustainable, environmentally-friendly and efficient sources.
Our lawyers offer technical and legal advice on regional, national and international laws and regulations, as well on how businesses can integrate environmental factors across the entire value chain and transition toward a low-carbon economy.
Garrigues also delivers technical and legal advice to companies and investors in legal, tax, financial, environmental and technical due diligence processes for energy project finance and M&As, including resource estimates, technical assessments, contract and market advice and advice on economic aspects of projects.
We assist clients with the drafting, review and negotiation of technical, legal and contract documentation needed for the sale and purchase, execution and financing of projects (turnkey construction, supply, grid connection infrastructure, power purchase agreements, etc.).
We advise clients on the legislation governing both regulated and unregulated energy markets (electricity and gas industries, among others), including studies of market prices and regulated prices. Legal, technical and commercial negotiation of PPAs.
Technical advice in relation to renewable technologies.
Climate change studies and advisory services.
We deliver strategic, legal, technical and economic advisory services in connection with energy efficiency and implementation of energy efficiency strategies. This includes technical assessments and advice on contractual and economic aspects of these projects. Preparation and review of market studies on efficiency.
Spain: Adapting the tax system to challenges facing the green transition
In the context of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan a range of measures relating to environmental taxes have been approved, notably the creation of a tax on non-reusable plastic packaging and amendment of the tax on fluorinated…
7th Anniversary of the 2030 Agenda: 10 initiatives to lead change from the private sector
Businesses play a key role in the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. We take a look at some of the most significant initiatives and actions being adopted by the private sector to implement the 2030 Agenda and contribute to change.
Spain: new tax measures in the Law on waste and contaminated land for a circular economy
Law 7/2022 of April 8, 2022 creates an excise tax on non-reusable plastic packaging and a tax on waste sent to landfill, incineration and co-incineration, which will come into force on January 1, 2023. It moreover imposes an obligation on local…