Castrén & Snellman is one of Finland’s leading law firms in wind power. Our experts advise both Finnish and international companies in all phases of wind power projects, including project financing, the management of project companies, drafting project agreements as well as in matters subject to public law.
The new legislation concerning subsidies for electricity produced with renewable energy sources has significantly increased the number of wind power projects in Finland. The new legislation provides increased feed-in tariffs for the first three years of operation to new wind power plants completed within two years of the entry into force of the legislation . Developers and project owners need to complete their wind power projects on an accelerated schedule in order to benefit from the increased tariff. This is only possible with the aid of experts experienced in wind power projects. We are positive that our experts can give value added advice regarding this matter.
There are a variety of structural options for wind power projects. A clear legal structure helps to manage risks and stay on schedule. Wind power projects typically involve documentation that is partially overlapping, but also highly interactive. This means that the lawyers handling the matter need an acute understanding of the business. We will provide you with experts that have worked on many wind power projects, and we can also support you in project management and document administration.
See also: Energy, Climate Change and Natural Resources