Energy & Natural Resources Belfast: Experience

  • Brookfield Renewables on the financing and development of its on-shore wind farm portfolio with projects totalling over 100MW.
  • Viridian Power and Energy on the acquisition of Dargan Road Biogas Ltd.
  • Scotia Gas Networks on the build out of the £200m Gas to the West natural gas pipeline and on its acquisition strategy for land rights over the pipeline route.
  • Ulster Bank on the project financing of six large wind farms in Northern Ireland.
  • SQN on the project financing of a 5MW anaerobic digestion cross border power plant in Donegal and Belfast, the largest anaerobic digestion project on the island of Ireland.
  • Bombardier Aerospace in respect of the power purchase, grid connection and property aspects of the development of a £100m, 15MW waste to energy power plant in Belfast Harbour, the first of its type in Northern Ireland.
  • Investec Bank plc on the project financing of a 16MW waste wood CHP power plant in Foyle Port, the first of its type in Northern Ireland.
  • Greencoat UK Wind on the acquisition of Bin Mountain, Tappaghan, Screggagh and Slieve Divena wind farms.
  • SQN on the financing of a 4MW biogas to grid project in Aberdeenshire.
  • Hastings Fund Management on the £700m acquisition of Phoenix Natural Gas, owner the of the Belfast natural gas distribution network.
  • Platina Partners on the £100m acquisition and project financing of Slieve Rushen wind farm (54MW), the largest operational wind farm in Northern Ireland.
  • Capital Dynamics on its acquisition of the 21MW Dunmore wind farm and subsequent refinancing.
  • Gas Networks Ireland on the modifications to its gas transmission network codes in respect of the South-North gas pipeline between Dublin and Belfast and the creation of a single gas network operator for Northern Ireland.
  • Gaelectric Developments in connection with the sale of 14 wind farms totalling over 230MW to China Nuclear Power Group.
  • Gaelectric Developments in relation to the development of the proposed Compressed Air Energy Storage Project in Larne Lough.
  • EirGrid on its acquisition of the Northern Ireland electricity transmission system operator, SONI Limited.
  • Scottish and Southern Energy on its €1.8bn acquisition of the electricity and gas supply company Airtricity.
  • The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources on ESB’s €1bn acquisition and privatisation of Northern Ireland Electricity.