The coalition government has committed itself to being the greenest government ever and has hundreds of separate initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving energy efficiency and encouraging sustainability.
The property and construction sectors are a priority given it is estimated that the construction, occupancy and operation of buildings is responsible for 50% of the UK's total carbon emissions.
This legislative background is one of the reasons why the energy and utilities sector provides numerous opportunities for the construction industry and those opportunities are likely to become even more widespread.
We have significant experience of providing specialist advice in respect of energy and utilities projects.
They provide sound, commercial legal advice and are easy to work with and personable.