Long-term electricity supply contracts for renewable energies, so-called Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), have become established in many international markets in recent years. In Germany, the market is still in its infancy, but clear signals can be heard that PPAs are becoming more and more part of the energy industry's reality. In the case of project implementation outside of EEG funding, however, it also becomes clear that PPA contracts are complex legal agreements and, in addition to many opportunities, are also accompanied by legal imponderables and financial risks. Which legal framework conditions are PPAs subject to and what should be taken into account when concluding them? What are the opportunities with regard to new marketing channels?
|Date||Tuesday, October 13, 2020|
|Duration||ca. 60 minutes|
|Fee||Free of charge - limited participation|
Pavlos Konstantinidis, LL.M. - von Bredow Valentin Herz Rechtsanwälte
|Moderator||Bernhard Strohmayer, Bundesverband Neue Energiewirtschaft (bne)|
Pavlos Konstantinidis is a licensed lawyer in Germany and Greece. He has already dealt intensively with energy law issues and in particular with the law of renewable energies in the course of his master studies. He deepened this knowledge during his several years of practice as a lawyer. Since June 2020 he has been working in the law firm von Bredow Valentin Herz. He regularly lectures on the topics of his main practice areas at conferences and further education events and is author of the 5th edition of the EEG commentary by Reshöft/Schäfermeier.
Since April 1, 2020, Bernhard Strohmayer has strengthened the office of the German New Energy Industry Association as the new head of renewable energies. The engineer moved from the German Renewable Energy Federation, where he held the position of speaker for energy markets and mobility from 2016 to 2020.