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Offshore Wind offers a legal pipeline23 November 2020

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Global Energy sector Co-Head and Hamburg Partner Malte Jordan and London Energy Partner Daisy East were quoted in Project Finance International (PFI), offering their expert commentary in a report on the continued rise in interest in the offshore wind market, particularly as investors start to look towards Eastern Europe following the success and popularity of investing in offshore wind in Western Europe.

They discussed WFW’s work with local counsel in Eastern Europe, including countries in which the firm has been instructed such as Poland and Estonia, as well as ways to foster growth in the industry in the East. They also explained the need for a clear, reliable pipeline of upcoming opportunities and greater competition at auctions; removing uncertainty in the regulatory environment is especially important.

To read the full article, please click here.

You can also read the entire PFI November 2020 edition, including its Legal Report 2020 supplement, here.

In April, Global Energy sector Co-Head And London Partner Henry Stewart, Partner Emmanuel Ninos and Senior Associate James Harrison also appeared in PFI, writing a feature article – ‘Renewables and Coronavirus’ – on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the European renewables industry.