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Lodders partner releases legal guide on renewable energy developments

Alastair Frew, partner in Lodders’ Real Estate department, and head of our Renewable Energy offering has recently written his second legal guide on electric car charging, solar, and wind power.

Making the most of the changing energy market

‘A Practical Guide to the Law on Using Commercial Property for Electric Car Charging and Solar and Wind Power’ is intended to guide property lawyers through the documentation needed for these increasingly popular green initiatives, in straightforward language. The guide is a handy tool for solicitors giving advice to property owners looking to make the most of the changing energy market.

This is Alastair’s second guide published by Law Brief Publishing, with the first – ‘A Practical Guide to Highway Issues in Property Transactions’ – published last year.

How to install an electric car charging point

Read a free chapter from the guide on electric cars, and the process of installing a plug-in charging point.

The contents of the rest of the book is as follows:

Chapter 1 – What is “Renewable Energy?”

Chapter 2 – Electric Cars

Chapter 3 – EV Charging Points

  • Installation of EV Charging Points on Commercial Premises
  • Exclusivity Agreement or Option?
  • Works Compounds
  • The Lease itself
  • Planning Permission and Building Regulations for electric vehicle charging points
  • New Electrical standards for the earthing of EV charging points
  • What is the impact of COVID-19 on the electric vehicle charging stations market?
  • Substations
  • The Grid Connection – Form G99

Chapter 4 – Where Will All the Electricity Come From?

  • Load factors and low inertia
  • Battery storage
  • Hydrogen
  • Wind Turbines
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Gas Reserve Power Stations
  • Solar Panels (Photovoltaic – PV Panels)
  • Solar Farms

Chapter 5 – Grants and Subsidies

  • Grant funding
  • Subsidies

How to order the guide

You can place an order for ‘A Practical Guide to the Law on Using Commercial Property for Electric Car Charging and Solar and Wind Power’ by Alastair Frew online.

Alastair joined Lodders in 2002 and is head of our Business Property team within the wider Real Estate group, as well as heading up our Renewable Energy and HS2 sectors.

Alastair is a real estate law expert with 25 years experience advising clients on all aspects of development projects with specialist commercial developers, business property sales with private investors and associated lettings to occupiers together with land sales to housebuilders.

For more information on Lodders’ Real Estate services, please get in touch on 01789 293259, or via email.

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For more information, please get in touch with Alastair Frew on 01789 206117 or 07917 125598, or via email.