Gowlings knows renewable energy. Acting for onshore wind, offshore wind, solar, hydro, wave, tidal, biomass, biogas and geo-thermal generators around the world, we serve a host of different participants in the renewable energy industry, continuously developing innovative tools to mitigate risk, and manage technological change and sector growth.
Members of Gowlings' Renewable Energy Group regularly act for the world’s leading turbine manufacturers, global EPC contractors, and facility operation and maintenance service providers. We continuously develop industry-standard business solutions to problems of project risk allocation, transnational intellectual property matters, transportation and taxation challenges, multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution, warranty coverage and other ancillary matters that arise during the purchase, transfer, delivery and construction of renewable energy project equipment.
Having supported investors in renewable and non-renewable energy projects for more than a century, Gowlings' knowledge of the industry goes beyond a deep familiarity with the operational aspects of energy generation. The Group draws on the interdisciplinary expertise required to advise on corporate finance, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and investment fund creations and management.
Members of Gowlings' Renewable Energy Group have been at the forefront of renewable energy sector development, and bring trusted experience in this constantly changing, competitive environment. As a result, our professionals offer an unrivalled portfolio of services to project developers and facility operators during all stages of the project life cycle.
With offices across Canada and in London and Moscow, Gowlings offers a uniquely global perspective on renewable energy policy and strategy development. Our practitioners understand government from the inside out, as many of them have held elected office, senior government positions or contributed to the development of policy, legislation and regulatory regimes. In the course of representing our clients, Gowlings professionals provide strategic advice and representation to navigate regulatory tribunals and other government agencies, and our extensive network of government contacts is a key advantage for energy industry stakeholders.
With professionals practising in Patents; Trade-marks; Copyrights; Advertising, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs; and Intellectual Property Litigation, Gowlings' IP Group ranks as one of the top of its kind in Canada. As the global technology story behind renewable energy unfolds, Gowlings is well-positioned to protect clients’ intellectual property assets and provide sound advice on all aspects of intangible property asset value development.