Working on the cutting edge developments.
As the world pivots to a net zero future, our firm is at the cutting edge of developments in clean energy and emerging energy.
Our firm has been a leader in the energy and resources sector for decades, and remains at the forefront of new developments in the energy sector. We have an exceptional range of clean energy expertise covering traditional renewables wind and solar, but more significantly cutting edge energy storage (battery storage and other technologies), biomass, biogas, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen projects.
We have always had a focus on the energy industry in Australia, in particular the production, transportation and distribution of natural gas and electricity as well as energy markets generally. We have deep expertise in energy projects of all types, energy regulation and corporate transactions involving energy businesses in Australia.
In recent years, we have developed a key focus on clean energy and emerging energy technologies. In particular, recognising the likely strategic importance of hydrogen for the future of energy in Australia and elsewhere, we have been closely following the growth of hydrogen as an energy source, including policy initiatives, regulatory developments and industry initiatives, to remain at the cutting edge of this important area.
Assisting with its HyP SA pilot project involving the installation and operation of an electrolyser at Tonsley in South Australia to produce hydrogen for injection into the gas distribution network (currently the largest operating electrolyser in Australia.
Assisting with its proposed HyP Murray Valley project involving the injection of hydrogen into the gas distribution network at Wodonga in Victoria.
Assisting with its proposed HyP Gladstone project involving the injection of hydrogen into the gas distribution network at Gladstone in Queensland.
Assisting with its proposed HyP WA project involving a hydrogen production joint venture between AGN and ATCO.
Advising on a range of hydrogen issues, including the potential use of hydrogen to replace UAFG (unaccounted for gas) in AGN gas distribution networks.
Report on injection of Hydrogen and Biogas into gas distribution networks.
Assisting GPA with its report “Hydrogen in the Gas Distribution Networks” for the Council of Australian Governments.
On grants and loans made by SA Renewable Technology Fund to hydrogen projects undertaken by Talent with Energy (H2U) and Neoen.
Advising on tender for procurement of Hydrogen busses.
Investment in Sunman Energy.
Advising on a thermal energy storage joint venture with a major energy company.
Advising on model standing offer for embedded generators having regard to increasing renewable generation.
Advising on the world’s first grid-connected 100MW battery project in South Australia with Neoen and Tesla, including expansion to 150MW.
Advising on a virtual power plant involving Tesla, with a target of 50,000 battery sites.
Advising on aspects of Robertstown Solar project.
SA Water Solar Battery Project.
Gas storage project.
Advising on the EPC and O&M Contracts for the Playford Battery Project in SA.
Advising on the Aurora solar thermal project development of a 150 MW solar thermal plant near Port Augusta in regional South Australia.
Advising on the world’s first grid-connected 100MW battery project in South Australia with Neoen and Tesla including expansion to 150MW.
Advising on Salisbury biogas project joint venture.
Advising on a loan facility to Delorean Energy in connection with Salisbury biogas project.
Advising on supply of biomass to Verdant Earth Technologies green renewable energy power station in NSW.
Advising on arrangements with RenewalSA concerning solar aspects of Tonsley embedded network project.
Advising on the RFT and long term power purchase agreement for a renewable (solar, BESS, fuel oil) hybrid project for supply of baseload power for mining operations.
Advising on power purchase agreements with a number of renewable projects including 30MW Solar PPA and tri-partite deed with financiers.
Advising on impact of solar generation on network technical standards.
Advising on all aspects of the Cultana Solar Project in SA including EPC and O&M Contracts, corporate and financing work.
Advising on Granville Harbour Wind Farm.
Advising on Wombelano Wind Farm.
Advising in relation to the acquisition of an interest in the Mumbida Wind Farm.
Advising on the proposed Willatook Wind Farm.
Advising on Troubridge Wind Farm.
Advising on Snowtown Wind Farm.
Advising on Yabmana Wind Farm.
Advising on the proposed Twin Creeks Wind Farm.
Advising on a proposed pumped hydro project in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales.
On 5 August 2022, the Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy (Minister), Chris Bowen, declared six proposed areas in Australian Commonwealth waters off Gippsland in Victoria for offshore...
Our update covers mining, oil and gas, electricity and renewable energy.
Nicholas Antonas has joined the firm as a Special Counsel in our Melbourne Energy and Resources practice.
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