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Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS

TJUVHOLMEN ALLÉ 1, PO BOX 1324 VIKA, 0112 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 23 11 65 00
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Web:
www.selmer.no
Oslo, Trondheim

Håkon Sandbekk

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Work +47 957 77 591
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www.selmer.no/en/our-people/partners/hakon-sandbekk
Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS

Work Department

Renewable energy

Position

Partner / lawyer

Career

Hakon Sandbekk specializes in renewable energy, green technologies and power markets.

Over the past decade, Håkon has gained extensive industrial experience in all aspects of renewable projects such as wind, hydro, solar and bioenergy, both in Norway and internationally. He has headed legal negotiations on the development, construction and financing of several offshore wind farms in the North Sea, as well as Europe's largest onshore wind farm at Fosen in Central Norway. Håkon advises on all stages of such projects, from planning, development, construction and financing to operations, M&A and transactions. He also has considerable experience in the preparation and negotiation of project contracts, such as turbine supply agreements, balance of plant and installation contracts, and various forms of strategic cooperations and joint ventures, as well as project financing.

Hakon also advises on matters relating to electricity and green certificate markets, bilateral power contracts, subsidies and carbon pricing. In addition, Hakon has expertise on regulatory issues, including license applications, grid connection and environmental law.


Norway

Electricity and renewable energy

Within: Electricity and renewable energy

As a key name for hydro power matters, Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS' recent work includes advising Hydro Energi on the proposed divestment of its portfolio of hydro power plants in Røldal-Suldal. Other mandates include assisting Nord Pool with its restructuring, acting for Solvind Project on the sale of Storøy wind farm to aventron, and handling the planning and construction of a new power distribution grid in Lofoten for Lofotkraft. Roy Slettvold leads the group and Håkon Sandbekk focuses on renewable energy projects.

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