Energy and natural resource law requires specialist legal advice. We can help you find a solicitor who specialises in this unique and complex field. Read more
The UK Government has a 15% overall target for UK energy consumption from renewable sources in 2020. In addition, the government wants all new homes in England to be zero carbon by 2016 and all new non-domestic buildings to be zero carbon by 2019.
Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs) were introduced in April 2010 to provide financial incentives for the generation of electricity on a small-scale (for installations with generating capacity up to a maximum of 5 MW). The government is also planning to introduce financial incentives for renewable heat, as heating accounts for around 40% of the UK's energy demand and 40% of its greenhouse gas emissions.
An energy law specialist will be required if you wish to apply for an oil and gas licence. The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is the regulatory body who administers licences for corporations.
When an application for a licence is received the OGA will consider:
An energy and natural resource solicitor often becomes a true partner in the organisation who engage him or her; such is the intricate nature of their work. They not only advise on the law, they help plan and implement strategies and handle negotiations and disputes.
At Solicitors Guru, past and present clients have been given an opportunity to rate and comment on the service and expertise of particular solicitors, which will assist you in choosing the right energy and natural resource law specialist for you.
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