Green Energy and Sustainability

Embracing a Greener Future

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At Niji Oni & Co, we go beyond conventional legal services, pioneering the intersection of clean energy, green hydrogen, and decarbonization to align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As stewards of the environment, we are committed to guiding businesses and individuals towards a sustainable, low-carbon future.

Niji Oni & Co’s legal team is adept at guiding clients through the entire lifecycle of clean energy initiatives, providing comprehensive support in project financing, project siting and permitting, and the formulation of contractual agreements and offer guidance across diverse areas, including ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), tracking sustainability indicators, navigating carbon tax markets and securing green building certifications. From wind and solar to geothermal, green hydrogen, and biomass projects, we specialize in navigating the legal complexities associated with various zero-emissions energy sources, including renewable natural gas, hydrogen, and e-mobility.

As a comprehensive business law firm, we stand prepared to provide discerning and strategic counsel to both developers and regulators. Through the seamless integration of sustainability into your business strategy, we endeavour to foster a balanced and highly effective approach to sustainable business practices that propels you towards a greener future.

Why Choose Us:

  1. Decarbonization Expertise: Our legal team possesses in-depth knowledge of decarbonization strategies, helping our clients implement and navigate initiatives that reduce carbon emissions and align with global sustainability objectives.

  2. SDG-Aligned Legal Solutions: We pride ourselves on offering legal services that contribute directly to the achievement of SDGs. Our commitment to sustainability is woven into the fabric of every legal strategy we develop.

  3. Local and Global Perspective: As the world evolves, so do the legal landscapes surrounding sustainability. We keep our clients informed about local and international developments, ensuring they stay ahead in the effort to combat climate change.

The firm’s capabilities related to clean energy include:

  1. Renewable Energy Project Development: Providing legal support throughout the entire lifecycle of renewable energy projects, from conception and planning to execution.

  2. Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring compliance with local, national, and international regulations related to the development, operation, and maintenance of green energy projects.

  3. Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs): Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements between energy producers and consumers, optimizing terms and conditions for both parties.

  4. Energy Storage Advisory: Addressing legal considerations associated with energy storage solutions, such as batteries and other storage technologies.

  5. Synthetic Fuel: Elevate your synthetic fuel ventures with our pioneering legal guidance. Our seasoned team ensures compliance, fosters strategic partnerships, and offers creative solutions for sustainable success in the evolving energy landscape.

  6. Green Hydrogen Advisory: Navigating the legal complexities of green hydrogen production, distribution, and utilization in compliance with environmental standards.

  7. Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs): Conducting assessments to ensure green energy projects adhere to environmental regulations and mitigate potential ecological impacts.

  8. Renewable Energy Financing: Assisting clients in securing financing for renewable energy projects, including navigating incentives, grants, and financing agreements.

  9. Carbon Trading and Offsetting: Advising on legal aspects of carbon credit trading, offsetting strategies, and participation in carbon markets to promote sustainability.

  10. Community Engagement and Stakeholder Relations: Developing legal strategies to engage with local communities and stakeholders, fostering positive relationships for green energy projects.

  11. Grid Connection Agreements: Facilitating negotiations and agreements for connecting renewable energy projects to the electrical grid, ensuring seamless integration.

  12. Net Metering and Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs): Assisting clients in navigating policies and regulations related to net metering and feed-in tariffs, maximizing returns on renewable energy investments.

  13. Energy Efficiency Advisory Services: Supporting initiatives related to energy efficiency, including legal advice on implementing energy-efficient technologies and practices.

  14. Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs): Advising on the creation, tracking, and trading of renewable energy certificates to promote clean energy generation.

  15. Contract Drafting and Negotiation: Crafting contracts for various stakeholders involved in green energy projects, including contractors, suppliers, and technology providers.

  16. Dispute Resolution and Litigation: Handling legal disputes related to green energy projects, including issues related to contractual breaches, environmental claims, and regulatory challenges.
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