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30 November 2017
Fuel poverty
Law firm Shakespeare Martineau has assisted energy company npower with its aim to alleviate the ‘heat or eat’ dilemma, which is faced by many people across the UK each winter.
23 November 2017
EU flag
The UK's exit from the EU is the defining issue of our time for UK businesses. But the impact goes beyond the UK. Potentially, every business sector across Europe could be affected, and the energy sector is no exception.
14 November 2017
Europe energy map
Andrew Whitehead looks at how leaving the EU will affect the functioning of the UK energy market, especially the building and funding of electricity interconnectors.
02 June 2017
Shakespeare Martineau LLP advises Renewable Energy Systems Limited
Shakespeare Martineau LLP has recently advised Renewable Energy Systems Limited (RES)
05 April 2017
Shakespeare Martineau acted for Western Riverside Waste Authority (WRWA) on the £520m refinancing of Cory Riverside’s Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Belvedere, East London, the largest operating EfW facility in the UK.
04 April 2017
go green
We are pleased to invite you to the Albanian Green Energy Forum which is taking place on 27 April 2017 at the Grange City Hotel in London.
08 February 2017
Shakespeare Martineau has hired energy and infrastructure finance partner, Winston Bell-Gam at its London office.
01 January 2017
We’re delighted that Shakespeare Martineau has won the Energy & Natural Resources - UK Law Firm of the Year award at this year’s The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards.
22 April 2016
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a consultation paper on 3 March 2016 entitled Proposed reforms of the existing Domestic and Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive schemes.
29 March 2016
As the EU referendum nears, the issues surrounding a potential Brexit are moving up the political agenda.
21 March 2016
On 1 March 2016 the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) issued two documents on reforms of the capacity market.
17 March 2016
Our Senior Partner Andrew Whitehead was interviewed by Tom Heap on his BBC Radio 4 programme Costing the Earth.
04 February 2016
Now that we have settled into 2016, it seems timely to make some energy sector predictions for the rest of the year.
25 January 2016
Nearly four years after the coming into force of the EU’s Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency, and with the enforcement regime now fully in place, the first penalties for breach of REMIT obligations have now been imposed.
21 January 2016
There have been a number of regulatory changes in recent months affecting the biomass, biogas and waste-to-energy sectors.
06 January 2016
On 17 December 2015 the DECC issued its long-awaited responses to its Consultation on changes to financial support for solar PV and to its Review of the Feed-in Tariff scheme.
10 September 2015
The summer months have seen three key consultation documents issued by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) which presage major changes in the regulatory framework for solar projects.

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