In the fifth of our nine-part series on the OFTO Regime, this article, we consider how the operation of the Generator Commissioning Clause affects the OFTO tender process, its unintended consequences and whether it is still fit for purpose.
This article explores recent regulatory amendments made by the German Parliament for the faster expansion of offshore wind energy, including a significant increase in the expansion target to 20 GW by 2030.
In the second of our OFTO series, this article details the UK Government’s ambitious net zero carbon emissions target and how Great Britain’s OFTO regime must change to enable delivery at the scale required to meet these targets.
This article discusses the UK Government’s National Security and Investment Bill which seeks to introduce a mandatory foreign direct investment notification regime in the UK for transactions in 17 key sectors to protect national security.
This article analyses the new measures introduced by the Italian Government to boost infrastructure investment in Italy and mitigate the negative economic repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the first of a new nine-part series exploring the challenges and opportunities presented by the OFTO Regime, this introductory article sets the scene, laying out the early development of the regime and considering how it could be improved to deliver 40GW of offshore wind by 2030.
In this article we discuss the recent case of Begum (on behalf of Mollah) v Maran (UK) Limited and the potential implications for the entire industry regarding ongoing liability in relation to ship recycling.
This article explores recent decisions on German legislature concerning pressing issues such as the PV renumeration cap, distance requirements for onshore wind farms and deadline extension in the EEG.
This article considers the new permitted development rights for emergency development and reflects on key issues for developers still not yet addressed by the UK Government in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This article provides an update on the steps taken so far to address the ongoing planning challenges arising as a result of Covid-19 in the UK.