Biomass Energy & Waste-to-Energy

My Business Counsel’s experienced team of renewable energy lawyers provide biomass energy and RDF (refuse derived fuel) waste to energy (/energy from waste) developers, contractors, employers, sponsors, as well as debt financiers and equity investors, a fully integrated, cross-disciplined spectrum of services to develop projects from start to finish, including:


  • heads of terms/letters of intent/memoranda of understanding;
  • asset due diligence for acquisition of project rights or the relevant project “assets” under the terms of an asset purchase agreement;
  • landlord exclusivity letters pre-lease;
  • engineering procurement construction agreements;
  • operation and maintenance agreements;
  • managed services contracts or master services agreements;
  • shareholder’s agreements/share sale or share purchase agreements;
  • co-development agreements;
  • joint venture agreements (including advice on different share classifications, e.g. preference shares with rights to dividends only and advice on ranking in the event of an insolvency event, to full voting right ordinary shares);
  • regulatory, compliance and permitting support and advice;
  • power purchase agreements;
  • construction and project finance debt finance/equity investment, and/or structured finance support;
  • insolvency remoteness drafting into power purchase agreements and property lease agreements or option to lease agreements for bond financed or securitisation financed matters;
  • real estate advice on agreements for lease, option to lease agreements, and leases;
  • title due diligence (reports on title and certificates of title);
  • investor-grade due diligence reports focussed on creating a “bankable” sale-offering to target exits from funds to private equity houses, and all related document-pack preparation.


We have extensive renewable energy full lifecycle experience that covers a wide variety of clients, and projects in the UK and internationally. We can apply our depth of knowledge and experience to all other forms of targeted power plant solutions where the funding, contractors and permitting are in place, or are to be put in place.  We are the trusted adviser to developers, EPCs, O&Ms, agents or representatives of funds, sponsors, debt financiers and equity investors, and would be happy to support relevant persons in achieving their targets either ahead of or on time.



Please get in touch if you have any queries on renewable energy and low-carbon power legal issues by emailing us at or ringing us now on 0121 562 1704.