Energy and Utilities

Smart power | Preparing for a global supply chain crunch

Published on 16th Nov 2022

Welcome to the fifth edition of Smart Power, Osborne Clarke's specialist service for asset managers within the green energy sector

 

The energy crisis has highlighted the need for additional capacity for green power-generation in the UK in order to help reduce reliance on imported fuel sources and stabilise pricing. Supply chains for power generation and metering assets are however under immense strain at the moment – and the situation is going to get worse before it gets better. This edition therefore focuses on these supply chain issues and provides helpful, practical guidance on how to tackle them.

How green energy asset managers can use contract law to prepare 

In our checklist, we look at how asset managers and owners can take control of supply chain issues by putting the right legal protections into their contracts and ensuring that they understand the practical considerations for enforcing those terms. 

View our checklist for ensuring robust supplier contracts >

How to work around supply chain delays when developing UK green energy projects

Our Insight offers some practical advice on the supply chain issues and considerations to be taken into account when delivering a green energy project and how to manage and mitigate supply chain delays through the development process.  

Why is the extraction and use of data important for investors and owners?

In the second episode of a 3-part mini-series with Antonio Dominguez, Head of Analytics at Quintas, we look at why the extraction and use of data is important for investors and owners.

Watch it here > 

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