Coronavirus and German Renewable Energy Projects: Some Specific Regulatory Topics

The coronavirus pandemic is currently turning the entire world upside down and each and every market is experiencing its impact. The German electricity market is no exception. Other issues caused by the spread of the coronavirus may also affect German renewables projects, such as delays in permitting and tender proceedings, and limitations on the free movement of persons. In this briefing, the staff at Watson Farley & Williams explores the following topics: (1) the effects of falling market prices under direct marketing agreements and PPAs; (2) tender proceedings at the Federal Network Agency; and (3) free movement of technical staff.

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