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Energy Law

Simonsen Vogt Wiig has in-depth knowledge of energy law, including renewable energy and related infrastructure.

Many of our lawyers have prior experience from both energy companies and regulatory authorities and have a broad network throughout the sector, both in Norway and in other jurisdictions.

Our advice includes, among other things:

Renewable energy

Simonsen Vogt Wiig has a considerable practice within new renewable energy such as projects related to wind, solar power, hydro power, grid/cables, biomass, CCS and LNG, and related transactions. We assist our clients with all phases, including applications for licences, development agreements, structuring, PPAs, negotiation for and against investors and financing.

Our practice also includes foreign projects and projects with foreign parties. We additionally have excessive experience with traditional hydropower, with a particular focus on ownership and regulatory matters.


Simonsen Vogt Wiig also assists a number of grid companies with grid regulation, grid connection, income caps and various matters relating to the next generation’s electricity grid (AMS, smart grid and retail market).

The group stands out for its level of attention. Work delivery is simply impressive in both speed and quality.

- Legal 500

Core contact: Renewable energy

Peter has extensive experience in energy law and advises a wide range of clients in both the public and private domain.

Core contact: Grid

Robin has extensive experience with legal issues related to renewable energy from his background from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, and later as a lawyer in two of the country's largest law firms.