Renewables

Landed estates renewables

If you are thinking of embarking on a renewable energy scheme we can help you by providing informed advice on the financial and tax planning elements of your project. These are the building blocks for your future financial security, and there is only one opportunity to get these decisions right.

Renewable energy schemes run for decades and so in addition to considering the project feasibility, at the outset it is important to get the ownership in the right hands. Our Renewable Energy Team acts for landowners, developers, supply chain businesses to the sector and other stakeholders. Our experience covers hydro, on-shore wind, solar, anaerobic digestion and biomass projects for installations from 15 kilowatts to 114 megawatts. Altogether, we have advised on over 100 projects with a potential output of over 1,500MW.

Services for renewable businesses

Whatever stage you are at with your renewable energy project, we can help. We deal with projects right from the initial concept through to commissioning and delivery of a fully operational scheme, including:

  • Negotiations with developers
  • Tax efficient ownership structures
  • Project feasibility
  • Tax considerations, including inheritance tax, capital gains and VAT
  • Funding requirements
  • Cash flows projections
  • Accounting and tax compliance for a working scheme
  • The onward sale of an energy producing business

Ensuring you have the correct holding structure in place is essential to the financial success of any renewable project. We work closely with our clients to identify their short and long-term needs and objectives before looking to build the required flexibility into the structures used to meet their goals.

For more information on how we can help you will your renewable project please contact Shirley Mathieson, head of our renewables team.

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