We provide services for energy companies covering production, distribution, and turnover of electric energy, heat, and gas and liquid fuels in the energy sectors. The scope of our competence covers particular regulatory issues such as: responsibilities of licensed companies and their sanctioning by the Chairman of the Energy Regulatory Office, concession and tariff proceedings, adversarial proceedings, support systems for renewable energy, high performance cogeneration and energy efficiency, capacity market and issues related to the carbon emissions trading permissions. Our clients include one of the biggest energy enterprises in Poland.
Our services include:
We have vast experience in providing legal services for big consumers of electric energy (especially industrial plants) within the scope of all the issues related to providing these plants with electric energy, heat, and gas. Our lawyers have provided legal services for several dozens of industrial plants in such industries as: chemical, glass, cement, paper, and mining and metallurgy of non-ferrous metals.
We provide legal services covering such matters as:
We have been working on renewable energy projects ever since this industry was established in Poland. We have participated in both the legislative work on key national legal acts regulating the operation of renewable energy sources, as well as handling legal services for the first big investments related to the renewable energy sources in Poland.
Our expertise covers:
In response to market expectations and frequent changes in the law, we have developed expertise in advising on legislative matters. In the last few years, our lawyers have participated in numerous legislative processes. Some of them concerned e.g., the amendment of the Energy Law Act, the amendment of the Act on Renewable Energy Sources, the amendment of the Act on the Capacity Market and the Act on the System of Contributions for Energy-Consuming Sectors and Subsectors. We prepared both projects of the entire legal acts (bills and resolutions) as well as individual legal solutions as members of working groups created for the appropriate ministry.
Our legislative services include:
National and EU climate policies have a fundamental impact on energy sectors. We have experience in handling legal issues related to the environmental regulation in the power industry.
We advise on environmental protection law, nature conservation, the disclosure of information on the environment and its protection, environmental impact assessments, waste management, industrial emissions and integrated permits, issues concerning water management and sanitary waste, responsibility for damage in the environment and for pre-existing pollution, as well as protection against noise.
We conduct a comprehensive verification of environment-related documents prepared for the purposes of the investment and building process, including project outline specification and reports on the project’s impact on the environment.
We conduct audits of real estate and enterprises focusing on the compliance with the requirements concerning environmental protection. We prepare legal memoranda and expert’s reports on environmental regulation.