Energy & Industry
The Energy Agreement, the Paris climate agreement and developments in technology are dominating the energy sector. Houthoff’s experienced Energy & Industry Team identifies the commercial opportunities that these changes bring. Investments in wind and solar energy, biorefining and large-scale energy storage are all here to stay. CO2 emissions have to be reduced, which means that production processes need to be more efficient. This requires significant investment on the part of the industry. Houthoff is recognised nationally and internationally within the sector and helps energy companies, government bodies, manufacturers, investors and large energy consumers make smart and successful energy decisions. In that respect, our Energy & Industry Team is a market leader when it comes to sustainable energy.
Our expertise in the energy sector
M&A transactions in both the oil and gas industry and the sustainable energy sector often have complex structures. Houthoff advises multinationals, private equity firms, government bodies and other parties on transactions in the energy market. Businesses in the niche 'waste-to-energy' market benefit from in-depth, full-service knowledge of the regulatory framework – specialist knowledge that can be found within our Energy & Industry Team. The team also act as advisers for a wide range of matters within this niche. The Netherlands is creating more and more opportunities for innovative wind projects. Our energy specialists have gained a key position in this context, assisting both developers and financiers of large wind projects.
Energy sector regulation is hinged on a mix of public and private law. Therefore, our Energy & Industry Team includes specialists on energy law, planning and zoning law, economic administrative law, environmental law, M&A, procedural law (including cassation), procurement law, criminal law and competition law. Our unrivalled track record in the energy sector is a testament to our sector knowledge. We not only deliver the highest quality, but always look beyond the problem and offer our clients solutions that will stand them in good stead for the future.