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Energy law

Luther's energy team provides comprehensive advice on all relevant aspects of energy law, energy regulation and anti-trust issues in the highly regulated energy markets.

  • Implementation of unbundling provisions
  • Regulation of network connection and network access
  • Regulation of use-of-system charges and incentive regulation
  • Exemptions from network regulation
  • Regulation of underground gas storages
  • Cooperation of network operators, network leasing
  • Representation before the regulating network agencies and court appeal procedures
  • Concession agreements, concession levies, participation in utilities, sale and the transfer of network assets
  • Wholesale and retail supply
  • Energy trading via EFET, ISDA, DRV and other framework model agreements incl. trading of emission certificates
  • Enforceability of long-term supply contracts
  • Advice on anti-trust compliance and representation in cartel proceedings
  • Due diligence of compliance with anti-trust laws
  • Representation in price controls in power, gas, water or heating prices before anti-trust authorities in abuse of dominance and appellate proceedings
  • Representation in the courts with respect to the judicial review of electricity and gas prices, network and metering charges pursuant to Section 315 of the German Civil Code (BGB)
  • Merger control filings
  • Power plant and energy infrastructure projects
  • Renewable energy projects and advice under the Renewable Energy Sources Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz, EEG)
  • Combined Heat and Power Act (Kraft-Wärme-Kopplungs-Gesetz, KWKG)
  • Contracting


Dr. Holger Stappert, Partner
Phone +49 211 5660 24843

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