Hall Of Fame

Rising Stars

Environment in Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark‘s ‘skilled and thorough‘ team advises on the whole gamut of environmental law issues, including environmental impact assessments, waste regulations, transactions involving contaminated property, and environment insurance issues. The team primarily assists real estate insurance and energy companies. Practice head Line Marie Pedersen is an expert in advising on climate change projects, including coastal and floor protection issues, and liability claims regarding contaminated soil. Energy and natural resource specialist Per Vestergaard Pedersen advises private enterprises and public authorities, namely the Greenlandic Government, on hydropower and environmental liability issues.

Practice head(s):

Line Marie Pedersen

Other key lawyers:

Per Vestergaard Pedersen


‘Line Marie Pedersen always gives top professional legal advice on several different environmental cases.’

‘Line Marie Pedersen and her team maintain a particularly high legal level in the field of environmental law. They are a professional, competent team with great knowledge. They are sharp on the legislation and have a pleasant tone.’

‘They are skilled and thorough, Line Marie Pedersen in particular has a good technical understanding of soil and groundwater pollution management.’

‘Line Marie Pedersen is a very skilled environmental lawyer. Line is the lawyer in Denmark with the best knowledge of contamination.’

Key clients

The Danish Petroleum Industry Association (Drivkraft)

The Greenland Government, Ministry of Agriculture, Self-Sufficiency, Energy and Environment

The Greenland Government, Ministry of Mineral Resources and Foreign Affairs

Crossbridge Energy A/S (former A/S Dansk Shell)

AIG Europe S.A

DCC Energy Center A/S

Topdanmark Forsikring A/S

Chubb Insurance Company

The Danish Central Stockholding Entity (FDO)

Copenhagen Airports A/S

Colas Danmark A/S

Avista Oil Danmark A/S

The City of Copenhagen

The municipality of Frederiksberg


Frederiksberg Forsyning A/S

Vestforsyning A/S


Maabjerg Energy Center A/S

The Danish Petroleum Industry Association’s Energy Saving Pool

Lidl Danmark K/S

De Danske Bilimportører (The Danish Car Importers Association)

H. Lundbeck A/S


Vestegnens Kraftvarmeselskab, VEKS

Falck Danmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Advised Danske Olieberedskabslagre (FDO) on the reassessment of existing environmental approvals, including the establishment of new conditions with a view to compliance with Best Available Technic (BAT).
  • Advised the Greenland Government on legal matters relating to hydropower, water, minerals and mining, oil and gas, other natural resource activities and related environmental matters.
  • Advised A/S Dansk Shell on environmental approvals, pollution conditions, nature protection, etc. in connection with the operation of the refinery in Fredericia.


Horten‘s ‘extremely competent‘ team advises on all aspects of environmental regulation, including permits for emissions and pollution, agricultural developments, and natural resources work. Henriette Soja leads the team, and advises on the interactions between private entities and public authorities; she assists numerous municipalities with the establishment of coastal protection and the regulation of large climate change projects. Associate Poul Hvilsted is an experienced litigator, and is often involved in international arbitration proceedings in the UK, US and Thailand; and Anne Sophie Kierkegaard Vilsbøll assists clients with public infrastructure projects, namely the Copenhagen Metro, in addition to climate and supply regulation matters.

Practice head(s):

Henriette Soja

Other key lawyers:

Poul Hvilsted; Line Markert; Anne Sophie Kierkegaard Vilsbøll; Tue Trier Bing


‘Horten’s environmental law team is extremely competent on a national and international level. In addition to this, they show great understanding of the organisations they are advising and the reality in which their advice is to be used.’

‘They communicate in a very clear way and maintain a very professional approach. The team gives serious and competent advice with a focus on the client’s business and needs.’

‘Henriette Soja maintains a high level of professionalism and practical understanding. In addition to this, she has longstanding experience.’

Key clients

Aalborg Portland A/S

A Espersen A/S

AffaldVarme Aarhus

Argo Forsyning


Carlsberg Byen

Dania I/S

DIN Forsyning

Dreyers Fond


Gate 21

Norlys a.m.b.a.


Lemvig Vand & Spildevand

MT Højgaard A/S

NCC Industry

Novafos A/S

Roskilde Sten & Grus Aps

Solum Roskilde ApS


The Danish Construction Association

The Danish Green Investment Fund

The Danish Road Directorate

The Metropolitan Copenhagen Heating Transmission Company (CTR)

The Municipality of Allerød

The Municipality of Aarhus

The Municipality of Billund

The Municipality of Brøndby

The Municipality of Copenhagen

The Municipality of Elsinore

The Municipality of Frederikshavn

The Municipality of Gladsaxe

The Municipality of Guldborgsund

The Municipality of Horsens

The Municipality of Kolding

The Municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk

The Municipality of Naestved

The Municipality of Odense

The Municipality of Randers

The Municipality of Syddjurs

The Municipality of Sønderborg

The North Denmark Region


Work highlights

  • Advising The City of Copenhagen on the urban development project on Amager Fælled. The project has given rise to cases before the Danish Environment and Food Board of Appeal and the Danish Town and Country Planning Board of Appeal, as well as a complaint to the National Social Appeals Board.
  • Represented N1 A/S and TDC Net A/S in a legal action brought by the Danish Road Directorate against several supply utilities concerning payment for relocation of pipes in connection with a motorway ramp.
  • Advising The City of Copenhagen in relation to the establishment of Lynetteholm, an artificial island planned to be established in the Port of Copenhagen to provide climate change protection, a place for surplus soil and urban development.

Poul Schmith

The ‘excellent’ and ‘invaluable’ team at Poul Schmith primarily serves the Danish Government and other public bodies, but has seen an increase in mandates from corporate clients. Kim Christian Højmark, Britta Moll Bown and Jakob Kamby jointly lead the team. Having recently been promoted to partner, Højmark represents public authorities in pollution cases, while Bown is ‘in a league of her own‘ when acting for the Danish Environmental and Food Board of Appeal in cases concerning nature reserves and protected species. Associate Louise Solvang Rasmussen is ‘the star of the team’ and appears before the Supreme Court in landmark environmental matters.

Practice head(s):

Kim Christian Højmark; Britta Moll Bown; Jakob Kamby

Other key lawyers:

Louise Solvang Rasmussen; Josephine Fie Legarth Aggesen


‘Louise Solvang Rasmussen is very experienced in environmental law. She is focused, hard working, and persistent. Louise is exceptional when it comes to litigating. She is the star of the team.’

‘Britta Moll Bown is in a league of her own – she is highly experienced, and always on the move. She is extremely skilled in environmental law.’

‘The environment team at Poul Schmith is excellent and Louise Solvang Rasmussen and Kim Christian Højmark are key. The team is invaluable.’

‘The team is highly qualified in environmental regulation in Denmark. They are able to find solutions to the most difficult and complex environmental legal problems. They think strategically and have been very valued partners in handling a number of complex cases.’

‘Kim Højmark is extremely pleasant to work with. He is good at communicating with employees at multiple levels.’

‘Britta Moll Bown stands out through her deep knowledge and experience as a litigator representing government authorities in environmental law matters.’

‘Josephine Fie Legarth Aggesen is a very skilled and knowledgeable juridical partner.’

Key clients

The Danish Environmental and Food Board of Appeal

The Danish Planning Board of Appeal

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency

Region Hovedstaden (Capital Region)

The Danish Business Authority

Rail Net Denmark (Banedanmark) (responsible for the Danish railway network)

The Danish Energy Board of Appeal

The Danish Road Directorate

The Danish Ministry of Environment

By og Havn (CPH City and Port Development)

Femern A/S

Hovedstadens Letbane (Greater Copenhagen Light Rail)

The Danish Ministry of Transportation

The Danish Energy Agency

The Danish Coastal Authority

The Danish National Agency for Housing and Physical Planning (Bolig- og Planstyrelsen)

Frederiksberg Municipality

Danish Veterinary and Food Administration

Aarhus Municipality

Gentofte Municipality

Work highlights

  • Representing the Danish Ministry of Transportation in a case before the Danish Eastern High Court concerning the creation of Lynetteholm, a new peninsula in the Port of Copenhagen.
  • Advising the Danish Energy Agency on planning the Danish energy islands.
  • Representing the Danish Environmental and Food Board of Appeal in a leading case before the Danish Supreme Court, concerning ammonia from stables.


Bech-Bruun‘s environment, nature and planning practice primarily dispenses advice on the environmental law aspects of infrastructure projects. The team exhibits strength in handling public law disputes and public law related environmental regulation, handling cases before the Environmental and Food Board of Appeal. Practice head Jacob Schall Holberg is a specialist in public and environmental law, who often appears before the High Court on behalf of development and construction companies. Infrastructure specialist Hanne Mølbeck regularly represents public construction authorities and infrastructure owners.

Practice head(s):

Jacob Schall Holberg

Other key lawyers:

Hanne Mølbeck

Key clients

Femern A/S


Metroselskabet I/S

Odense Letbane P/S

Hovedstadens Letbane (The Greater Copenhagen LightRail)

By & Havn

The Municipality of Lejre

M. Goldschmidt Holding A/S

Ny Valby Byggemodning P/S

Ny Valby Udvikling A/S

Municipality of Aarhus


MT Højgaard Projektudvikling A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising state-owned company Femern A/S on environmental and public law issues relating to the €7bn project that will ultimately lead to the construction of the longest immersed tunnel in the world.
  • Advising Energinet on environmental matters in connection with the Baltic Pipe Project, which aims to improve the transmission of natural gas from Norway to Poland, Denmark, Sweden, the Baltic countries, and central and eastern regions of Europe.
  • Advising By & Havn on all legal issues arising from the Lynetteholmen artificial island project, including representation of the client in a dispute brought by an environmental association which alleges that the environmental impacts of the project on the surrounding areas have not been examined in accordance with the requirements set in EU environmental and international environmental law.

Gorrissen Federspiel

The environment team at Gorrissen Federspiel draws expertise from the firm's corporate M&A, energy and infrastructure, and real estate teams to advise on mining, energy and public law mandates from an environmental angle. The team regularly advises blue-chip corporates and financial institutions on environmental due diligence and pollution issues. Lotte Eskesen leads the team from Aarhus alongside Hans-Peter Jørgensen, who leads from Copenhagen. Eskesen handles both contentious and regulatory issues, including nature protection work, waste management issues, and soil contamination mandates; and Jørgensen advises on the environmental aspects of real estate transactions and construction projects.

Practice head(s):

Lotte Eskesen; Hans-Peter Jørgensen

Other key lawyers:

Uffe Bøgelund Jensen


‘Lotte Eskesen is well known for working with environmental issues for many years. She always acts professional.’

Key clients

Aquila European Renewables

Jyske Bank A/S

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aquaporin A/S

Fayard A/S

Freja Ejendomme A/S

Shell Petroleum Company Ltd (Shell)

Obton A/S

SDK Freja A/S

Uno-X Danmark A/S

Omnicon A/S

Novo Nordisk A/S

Meta Platforms, Inc.

Landal GreenParks BV

Work highlights

  • Advised Meta on the purchase of real estate for construction of data centres in Denmark which had to ensure that no environmental or planning issues prevented the contemplated use of the properties.
  • Advised Novo Nordisk, a global company within medicine production and research, on a number of matters relating to the purchase and sale of real estate that involved environmental aspects and aspects related to planning and zoning issues.
  • Advised Vestas, the largest wind turbine company in the world, on environmental matters relating to project development for wind farms.

Haugaard | Braad

Based in Aalborg, Haugaard | Braad houses a team which is praised for its ‘outstanding knowledge and insight‘ into domestic and EU environmental legislation. The team principally assists municipalities with environmental protection work, flooding matters and water framework issues. Practice head Flemming Elbaek primarily advises domestic manufacturing and utility companies, using his ‘profound insight‘ into environmental and public law.

Practice head(s):

Flemming Elbæk

Other key lawyers:

Helle Ina Elmer


‘Haugaard|Braad have great knowledge of environmental EU-law. Flemming Elbæk is an up and coming expert and a go to lawyer within environmental law. He has profound insight into the interface between politics and regulation, and its application to business.’

‘The team has a very high level of competence in skilfully navigating environmental regulation. They are really skilled lawyers who have a great insight into both national, EU and international environmental legislation.’

‘Flemming Elbæk is very competent person with a broad insight into environmental law, who is also very skilled using his broad law and engineering knowledge.’

‘Haugaard|Braad has a great team of highly qualified lawyers with focus on delivering high quality counselling. Aside from this, they deliver guidance for the customer when navigating the law.’

‘Highly specialised staff with outstanding knowledge and insight in regulations and practice on legal aspects of environment and nature protection. The practice has high level specialists.’

‘Helle Ina Elmer is probably the foremost lawyer in Denmark when it comes to the EU EIA-Directive. Every company that needs guidance through the maze of EU legislation can safely contact Helle Ina Elmer.’

Key clients

Port of Aalborg

Municipality of Rebild

Municipality of Horsens

Municipality of Brønderslev

Danfoss A/S

Aarhus Vand A/S (Utilities of Aarhus)

Danish Horticulture

Nomi4s i/s

Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Aalborg Portland A/S

HOFOR A/S (Utilities of Copenhagen)

By & Havn I/S

Topsøe A/S

European Energy A/S

KLAR Forsyning A/S (Utilities of the municipalities of Køge,Greve, Solrød og Stevns)

DIN Forsyning A/S (Utilities of the municipalities of Esbjergand Varde)

Fors A/S (Utilities of the municipalities of Holbæk, Lejre andRoskilde)

Work highlights

  • Advising HOFOR A/S on the EIA and permits regarding Regnemark Vandværk which will be the largest water plant in Denmark.
  • Advising the Municipality of Horsens on the planning regarding a business area and planning and construction of a road connecting the city of Horsens with motorway E45.
  • Advising Danfoss A/S on the clean-up of a highly contaminated site, Himmark Strand, in terms of soil. The site is among the 10 most contaminated sites in Denmark and is classified as a “generational soil pollution”.

Kromann Reumert

Praised for its ‘high-quality environmental law knowhow‘, Kromann Reumert‘s team assists a diverse client base with nature protection work, particularly in relation to sea farming and water supply. Based in Aarhus,  Kim Trenskow heads up the practice with his extensive expertise in advising public sector and business clients on contaminated land, nature conservation and waste legislation issues within property transactions. ‘Extremely competent’ associate Mikkel Vindfeldt focuses on advising public authorities on protection line and contamination disputes, his specialisation being administrative appeal processes.

Practice head(s):

Kim Trenskow

Other key lawyers:

Mads U. Østergaard; Mikkel Vindfeldt


‘Having known Kim Trenskow for more than 20 years, he has an insight and competence that is very unique, and is a very pleasant person who is open and welcoming.’

‘Kim Trenskow is well known for working with environmental issues for many years. He’s always professional and does a good job.’

‘First of all, the team is extremely competent, very service minded and always ready. Their environmental law knowhow is of very high quality.’

‘Kim Trenskow and Mikkel Vindfeldt are always eager to do the best for us and are extremely competent.’

Key clients


Danish Crown


Musholm A/S

Aquapri A/S

Snaptun Fisk Export A/S

The Central Denmark Region

Skamol A/S

NGF Nature Energy Biogas A/S

Aalborg Municipality

Oiltanking Copenhagen A/S


Novozymes A/S

Q8 Denmark

DSK – De Samvirkende Købmænd

Danish Aquaculture

The Regional Council of Southern Denmark

Gentofte Municipality

Odense Municipality

Wind Estate A/S

Frederiksberg Municipality

Morsø Municipality

Billund Municipality

Skanderborg Municipality

Odder Municipality

Affald Varme Aarhus

Sønderborg Forsyning




DANVA Dansk Vand- og Spildevandsforening

Fritz Schur Group

DLF Beet Seed ApS

Danmarks Grønne Investeringsfond

European Energy A/S

Jammerbugt Municipality

Coop Danmark A/S

Beveridge & Diamond PC

Work highlights

  • Representing HOFOR in the first principle cases regarding BNBO, concerning the legality of administrative orders issued to primarily farmers restricting the use of areas surrounding drinking water drillings, as well as the parallel compensation procedures under the Danish Environmental Protection Act.
  • Representing Dansk Akvakultur and AquaPri A/S before the Eastern High Court in a landmark case regarding the interpretation of the Habitat Directive in connection with the environmental approval of sea farming activities.
  • Representing HOFOR A/S and DANVA in a landmark Supreme Court case regarding principle cable law issues and the applicability of the “guest pays” principle, with regard to water and waste water supplies.


Lundgrens‘ practice assists a varied client roster of public authorities and private developers with environment impact assessments, and regulatory environmental law issues relating to urban development projects. Practice head Håkun Djurhuus, rated by clients as ‘one of the finest and most experienced environmental lawyers in Denmark‘, utilises his specialism in environmental, construction and public law to assist domestic businesses. Associate Betina Wichmann has over 20 years’ experience in advising on regulatory issues involving nature and coastal elements, and ground water protection matters relating to public-private development projects.

Practice head(s):

Håkun Djurhuus

Other key lawyers:

Betina Wichmann


‘Håkun Djurhuus is the leading environmental litigator in Denmark.’

‘I believe that Håkun Djurhuus is a very skilled lawyer in the field of Environmental Law. He is one of the finest and most experienced environmental lawyers in Denmark.’

Key clients

Municipality of Ballerup

Danish Agriculture & Food Council


Freja Ejendomme A/S

The City of Aarhus

Municipality of Svendborg

Municipality of Faaborg-Midtfyn

Region and Municipality of Bornholm

Kalundborg Forsyning

Vision Ejendomme A/S

DSV Environmental Group A/S

Steen & Strøm Danmark A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising DSV Environmental Group A/S on a dispute regarding environmental permits for extraction of 100,000m2 sand and gravel per year from an active gravel pit.
  • Advising the Danish Agriculture & Food Council on behalf of Danish farmers, resulting in doubling the compensation for the ban on the use of pesticides.
  • Advising the Municipality of Ballerup on the Environment Impact Assessment and the urban development project of an area of residential housing in a nature protection area.

SIRIUS advokater

SIRIUS advokater‘s ‘incredibly talented‘ team advises clients of the full scope of environmental matters, including waste-water disposal and water supply issues, conservation areas, and protected species. The team serves a diverse client base of private individuals, utility companies and municipalities. Søren Stenderup Jensen leads the team alongside Kurt Helles Bardeleben. Jensen has notable contentious expertise, often appearing before the Supreme Court and the Environmental and Food Board of Appeal in cases concerning soil contamination and expropiation, while Bardeleben represents public authorities, domestic corporates and property developers.

Practice head(s):

Søren Stenderup Jensen; Kurt Helles Bardeleben


‘The leading practice in Denmark, Sirius Advokater is highly professional and specialised. They always deliver high quality.’

‘Søren Stenderup Jensen provides top-level advice based on extensive experience. He is supported by a very talented team.’

‘The team possesses incredible talent, knowledge of relevant legislation, but also an exceptional eye for the process of a case.’

‘They are incredibly talented and very accessible. They understand the way our business works and their counsel always takes that into account.’

Key clients

NCC Industry A/S

Trelleborg AB

Telenor A/S

Nordic Waterproofing A/S

Municipality of Køge

Arwos Forsyning A/S

Din Forsyning A/S

SK Forsyning A/S

NK-Forsyning A/S

KLAR Forsyning A/S

Clearidium A/S


UTF Holding ApS

Taasinge Elementer A/S


FSK Foreningen Skaansomt Kystfiskeri

Municiplality of Stevns

Field’s A/S

Indsamling på Tværs I/S

Codex Advokater

Codex Advokater‘s ‘outstandingly experienced‘ team handles both contentious and non-contentious matters concerning planning, pipeline, utility, and expropriation related environmental matters. Mads Kobberø and Jens Flensborg lead the team from Vejle, while Jacob Brandt leads from Copenhagen. Kobberø primarily represents municipalities in disputes, Flensborg handles planning related issues, and Brandt acts against the Danish Environmental Protection Agency in soil contamination disputes. Sarah Jano joined the team from Poul Schmith in 2021, bringing her expertise in public and environmental regulation of development and infrastructure projects and her specialism in expropriation to the practice. Mark Christian Walters excels in planning law work.

Practice head(s):

Mads Kobberø; Jens Flensborg; Jacob Brandt

Other key lawyers:

Sarah Jano; Mark Christian Walters


‘Codex Law Firm has a highly specialised team which is outstandingly experienced, and covers a large scale of environmental law issues.’

‘Mads Kobberø has very in-depth knowledge in environmental law. He is excellent at explaining complicated matters and is very down to earth.’

‘Sarah Jano is highly skilled.’

Key clients

CPH City and Port Development

The Danish Road Directorate

Kildedal P/S

Høje Taastrup C P/S

Municipality of Høje-Taastrup

Municipality of Nyborg

Municipality of Silkeborg

Municipality of Helsingør

Municipality of Hvidovre

Municipality of Odsherred

Municipality of Solrød

Municipality of Dragør

Municipality of Fredericia

Municipality of Furesø

Municipality of Rebild

Municipality of Syddjurs

Municipality of Randers

Municipality of Norddjurs

Municipality of Albertslund

Municipality of Lyngby-Taarbæk

Municipality of Brønderslev

Municipality of Holbæk

Municipality of Næstved

Municipality of Bornholm

Municipality of Odense

Municipality of Fredensborg

Municipality of Aalborg

Municipality of Glostrup

Municipality of Kalundborg

Municipality of Lolland

Municipality of Billund

Municipality of Svendborg

Government of Greenland

Municipality of Frederikshavn

Municipality of Struer

Municipality of Esbjerg

Municipality of Rødovre

Municipality of Ringsted

Municipality of Hedensted

Municipality of Ikast-Brande

Municipality of Ringkøbing-Skjern

Municipality of Slagelse

Municipality of Holstebro

Municipality of Herning

Municipality of Hillerød

Municipality of Assens

Municipality of Ærø

Municipality of Morsø

Municipality of Langeland

Municipality of Roskilde

Municipality of Lemvig

Municipality of Egedal

Municipality of Nordfyn

Municipality of Thisted

Municipality of Tønder

Municipality of Vesthimmerland

Municipality of Vordingborg

Municipality of Ballerup

Municipality of Stevns

Municipality of Jammerbugt

Municipality of Aarhus

Municipality of Haderslev

Municipality of Aabenraa

Municipality of Sorø

Municipality of Sønderborg

Municipality of Skandeborg

Municipality of Faaborg-Midtfyn

Municipality of Mariagerfjord

Municipality of Aabenraa

Municipality of Hjørring

Municipality of Viborg

Municipality of Kolding

Municipality of Tårnby

Municipality of Varde

Municipality of Vejle

Municipality of Middelfart

Municipality of Vejen

Municipality of Frederikssund

Municipality of Gribskov

Municipality of Copenhagen

Region of Central Denmark

Capital Region of Denmark

Region Zealand

Region of Southern Denmark

Region of Northern Jutland

Work highlights

  • Representing the Region of Central Denmark in legal proceedings against the Danish Environmental Protection Agency concerning the Agency’s annulment of an injunction to Cheminova A/S to prevent pollution of the Nissum Bredning.
  • Advising the Greenland Self-Government on the revision of both the EIA Statutory Order and the Soil Pollution Statutory Order for Greenland.


Plesner‘s team advises municipalities, energy companies and waste management companies on matters concerning expropriation, the development of environmentally regulated projects, and the acquisition of domestic environmentally regulated companies. Niklas Korsgaard Christensen jointly leads the practice alongside associate Marcus Elskaer Mollerup. Christensen is an energy specialist who advises on the environment related permitting processes for energy and infrastructure projects, and Mollerup often assists public authorities and international corporates with regulatory matters.

Other key lawyers:

Esben Kjær


‘Strong expertise in environmental matters, and good collaborative experience as outside counsel on multi-jurisdictional environmental regulation mapping projects.’

‘Marcus Elskær Mollerup was knowledgeable and proactive, and a pleasure to work with. He delivers a high quality, uniform service.’

Key clients

Gaz-System S.A.

Icopal Danmark/BMI Group

Municipality of Rudersdal

Fortum Waste Management

A.P Møller Holding/Innargi A/S


Udviklingsselskabet Kildedal P/S


Stena Recycling

Kingspan Group

European Energy

Sund & Bælt Holding


Work highlights

  • Advising Polish gas transmission system operator Gaz-System on the establishment of an international gas transmission pipeline in the Baltic Sea.
  • Advising Udviklingsselskabet Kildedal ApS on multiple aspects of a project regarding the urban development of a new urban area near Kildedal Station in the vicinity of Copenhagen.
  • Advising Sampension, a Danish pension fund, on negotiating, signing and closing the transaction to acquire a 49% stake of the shares in NRGi Renewables.