Over the past twenty-five years we have accumulated vast experience in the energy sector, advising leading Italian and international companies in the gas, electricity and renewable energy sources sectors.

Technical competence in the energy market, combined with our multidisciplinary approach, ensures first-rate assistance in the acquisition and development of energy infrastructures, both in Italy and internationally.

Our experienced team provides quick, expert legal advice on the regulatory, environmental, contractual, corporate, and financial aspects of:

  • Developing and financing infrastructure projects
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements for the construction and running of infrastructure (including EPC, BOT and O&M)
  • Acquisition of infrastructure and of companies operating in the energy sector
  • Drafting and negotiating gas and/or electricity purchase and supply agreements and tolling agreements
  • Administrative litigation in relation to regulatory matters and directives issued by the Italian electricity and gas authorities
  • Civil litigation in relation to performance of contracts concerning the construction of plant and infrastructure.

The Energy department has wide-ranging technical legal experience in matters relating to:

  • Development of both conventional and renewable sources energy production plant projects (including cogeneration, waste disposal and waste-to-energy plants, and wind and photovoltaic plants)
  • Acquisition of electricity infrastructure and companies, including their activities of production, sales and distribution
  • Agreements for the purchase and sale of energy, of tolling, and EPC
  • Regulatory and tariff issues concerning the importation, transmission and distribution of energy, the creation of privately-produced energy networks (SEU) and simple systems of production and consumption (ASSPC)
  • Incentive schemes for the production of energy from renewable sources and for energy efficiency
  • Establishing the financial aspects of energy infrastructure projects (merchant, project finance, and tolling frameworks)
  • Due diligence reports on all legal aspects of projects for the creation of new energy production plants based on conventional or renewable sources, with special consideration given to relevant national and regional regulations.
  • Development of LNG gas plant and gas storage projects; writing and negotiation of relevant EPC and O&M agreements
  • Transactions for the acquisition of infrastructure-owning companies
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts for the purchase and sale of gas in compliance, where required, with PSV regulations, and tariff issues relating to importation, transport, and storage of LNG.
  • Drafting and negotiation of EPC contracts for the construction and supply of the principal components of nuclear power stations
  • Activities connected to the decommissioning of Italian power stations.
  • Co-operation with Italian, EU and international supervisor bodies.

Over the past twenty-five years we have accumulated vast experience in the energy sector, advising leading Italian and international companies in the gas, electricity and renewable energy sources sectors.

Technical competence in the energy market, combined with our multidisciplinary approach, ensures first-rate assistance in the acquisition and development of energy infrastructures, both in Italy and internationally.

Our experienced team provides quick, expert legal advice on the regulatory, environmental, contractual, corporate, and financial aspects of:

  • Developing and financing infrastructure projects
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements for the construction and running of infrastructure (including EPC, BOT and O&M)
  • Acquisition of infrastructure and of companies operating in the energy sector
  • Drafting and negotiating gas and/or electricity purchase and supply agreements and tolling agreements
  • Administrative litigation in relation to regulatory matters and directives issued by the Italian electricity and gas authorities
  • Civil litigation in relation to performance of contracts concerning the construction of plant and infrastructure.

The Energy department has wide-ranging technical legal experience in matters relating to:

  • Development of both conventional and renewable sources energy production plant projects (including cogeneration, waste disposal and waste-to-energy plants, and wind and photovoltaic plants)
  • Acquisition of electricity infrastructure and companies, including their activities of production, sales and distribution
  • Agreements for the purchase and sale of energy, of tolling, and EPC
  • Regulatory and tariff issues concerning the importation, transmission and distribution of energy, the creation of privately-produced energy networks (SEU) and simple systems of production and consumption (ASSPC)
  • Incentive schemes for the production of energy from renewable sources and for energy efficiency
  • Establishing the financial aspects of energy infrastructure projects (merchant, project finance, and tolling frameworks)
  • Due diligence reports on all legal aspects of projects for the creation of new energy production plants based on conventional or renewable sources, with special consideration given to relevant national and regional regulations.
  • Development of LNG gas plant and gas storage projects; writing and negotiation of relevant EPC and O&M agreements
  • Transactions for the acquisition of infrastructure-owning companies
  • Drafting and negotiation of contracts for the purchase and sale of gas in compliance, where required, with PSV regulations, and tariff issues relating to importation, transport, and storage of LNG.
  • Drafting and negotiation of EPC contracts for the construction and supply of the principal components of nuclear power stations
  • Activities connected to the decommissioning of Italian power stations.
  • Co-operation with Italian, EU and international supervisor bodies.

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NEWS AND EVENTS

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11 Feb 22: Pavia e Ansaldo with SUSI Partners for the creation of a platform for the development of photovoltaic plants

Pavia e Ansaldo with SUSI Partners for the creation of a platform for the development of photovoltaic plants Milan, 11 February, 2022 – SUSI Partners, a leading global manager of infrastructural funds with head offices in Switzerland, through its Energy Transition Fund (SETF), established a platform for the development and management of solar photovoltaic projects in Italy in cooperation with an expert team of developers of projects of “clean energy”. The platform will develop, realize and manage solar photovoltaic plants of medium and large dimensions for a total capacity estimated in 500MW.   Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo assisted SUSI…

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13 May 21: Pavia e Ansaldo reinforces its Corporate M&A and Energy departments: Carlo Emanuele Rossi enters the firm as partner with his team

Pavia e Ansaldo reinforces its Corporate M&A and Energy departments: Carlo Emanuele Rossi enters the firm as partner with his team   Milan, 13 May, 2021 – Pavia e Ansaldo announces the entry of Carlo Emanuele Rossi who will join, as partner, the Corporate M&A Department, along with a team composed by associates Viola Bardi and Pietro Miazzi. Carlo Emanuele Rossi can count on thirty years’ experience in corporate M&A transactions, with a specific focus on the energy sector. Through the years, he assisted prime national and international clients, acquiring a specific competence in antitrust matters. Moreover, Carlo can count…

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20 Dec 19: Pavia e Ansaldo assists Powel in strategic contract with Enel

Pavia e Ansaldo assists Powel in strategic contract with Enel Milan, 20 December 2019 – Italian energy giant Enel has signed a strategic partnership contract with Norway’s Powel AS on software to increase the revenues from power generation. Powel is the largest software company within industrial IT in Norway and has expanded its business in the European energy sector strongly during the last decade. Pavia e Ansaldo assisted Powel in the negotiation of the contract with a team composed by partner Sven von Mensenkampff and Laura Zanin.

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23 Nov 18: “MOBILITY E-VOLUTION” la mobilità elettrica tra evoluzione necessaria e opportunità future

“MOBILITY E-VOLUTION” LA MOBILITÀ ELETTRICA TRA EVOLUZIONE NECESSARIA E OPPORTUNITÀ FUTURE “MOBILITY E-VOLUTION la mobilità elettrica tra evoluzione necessaria e opportunità future” questo il titolo del convegno che si terrà venerdì 23 novembre 2018, presso il nostro ufficio di Milano, in via del Lauro 7. Saranno relatori Andrea Leverano, Drive Now BMW, Riccardo Degli Esposti, Repower, Camillo Piazza, Class Onlus e i nostri Carlo Maria Del Conte e Laura Zanin. Ore 14:30 – Inizio lavori Ore 16:00 – Coffe break Ore 17:30 – Conclusioni Per partecipare all’evento è necessario confermare la propria presenza all’indirizzo: event@pavia-ansaldo.it Il convegno è stato accreditato dal…

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27 Jul 18: La Direttiva n. 2018/844/Ue sulla efficienza energetica degli edifici

La Direttiva n. 2018/844/Ue sulla efficienza energetica degli edifici Milano, 27 luglio 2018 – La Direttiva n. 2018/844/Ue impone ad ogni Stato membro l’adozione di una strategia a lungo termine con obbiettivi intermedi al 2030 ed al 2040 mediante la qualeincentivare e sostenere la ristrutturazione di edifici residenziali e non residenziali, sia pubblici che privati, al fine di ottenere un parco immobiliare nazionale decarbonizzato nonché ad alta efficienza energetica entro il 2050. La strategia di ristrutturazione a lungo termine del parco immobiliare nazionale dovrebbe trasformare gli edifici esistenti in “edifici ad energia quasi zero” (NZEB – near-zero energy building), vale a dire edifici in grado…

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20 Jun 18: EFPRA Congress 2018

EFPRA Congress 2018 Francesco Salvi será ponente en el “Congreso EFPRA 2018” con una intervención titulada: “The EU’s new Renewable Energies Legislation”. El congreso, que celebra su 19° edición, está organizado por EFPRA, la asociación europea que representa la industria de los productos derivados de origen animal, y por ANAGRASA, la asociación española de los transformadores de productos derivados de origen animal. El congreso tendrá lugar del 20 al 23 de junio de 2018 en Barcelona y participarán las empresas líderes del sector. Para descargar el programa: EFPRA Congress 2018

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14 Jun 18: Pavia e Ansaldo in “Mobility E-volution – electrical mobility between necessary evolution and future opportunities”

PAVIA E ANSALDO IN “PAVIA E ANSALDO IN “MOBILITY E-VOLUTION – ELECTRICAL MOBILITY BETWEEN NECESSARY EVOLUTION AND FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES” Milan, 14 June 2018 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo organized the event “Mobility E-volution – electrical mobility between necessary evolution and future opportunities” which will take place today, Thursday, 14 June, in Via del Lauro 7, Milan. The ways and the timing with which the electrical mobility market will move forward will be the focus of this conference, which will deliver all tools necessary to understand how mobility is evolving, both from a technological point of view and from the point…

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19 Apr 18: Pavia e Ansaldo with Selettra to change the light in Italy

PAVIA E ANSALDO WITH SELETTRA TO CHANGE THE LIGHT IN ITALY Rome, 19 April 2018 – Pavia e Ansaldo, with Daniele Carminati and Maria Rita Coviello, assisted Selettra S.p.A. in the partnership with Fondo Italiano per l’Efficienza Energetica (FIEE). By means of the agreement, FIEE becomes shareholder of Selettra S.p.A. with a contribution of 24,5 million euro. These funds will permit an expansion of the portfolio of Selettra from 50 to 100 thousand operated lighting points, which will help the company to offer innovative solutions in the context of a high-quality management service alongside local administrations and citizens, for energy efficiency and plant…

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21 Feb 18: Pavia e Ansaldo for 173 MW in grid parity of photovoltaic plants in Italy

PAVIA E ANSALDO FOR 173 MW IN GRID PARITY OF PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS IN ITALY Milan, February 21, 2018 – Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team led by partner Claudio Cera and made up of partner Nico Moravia and associates Laura Zanin, Tommaso Massari and Andrea Baglioni, assisted 15 companies in their investment in the development and installation, in the Lazio Region and in Sardinia, of 19 photovoltaic plants in grid parity, for a total capacity of about 173 MW, owned by funds controlled by Octopus Inv.. This is the first investment in grid parity in Italy. It was accomplished in less than 2 years…

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9 Oct 17: Pavia e Ansaldo with Green Arrow in the acquisition of shareholdings from SF Suntech Deutschland Gmbh

Pavia e Ansaldo with Green Arrow in the acquisition of shareholdings from SF Suntech Deutschland Gmbh Milan, October 9th 2017 – Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team made up of Francesco Satta, partner, and Leonida Cagli, counsel, has assisted Renewable European Investment Italy – REI I S.r.l., a special purpose vehicle controlled by Fondo Radiant run by Green Arrow Capital, in the acquisition from SF Suntech Deutschland GMBH of the shareholdings held by the latter in Energia Rinnovabile S.r.l. and Energy Power S.r.l., companies owning photovoltaic installations in Apulia for a total of 10 MW.

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11 May 17: 5 photovoltaic plants built and connected in grid parity (without fee incentives) with a total of 64mwp

5 photovoltaic plants built and connected in grid parity (without fee incentives) with a total of 64mwp Milan, 11 May 2017 – Pavia e Ansaldo, with a team headed by partner Claudio Cera, assisted five companies – Vivaldi Energia, Paganini Energia, Rossini Energia, Verdi Energia and Puccini Energia – which purchased all development and building rights for five photovoltaic plants of approximately 12 MWp each for a total of approximately 64MWp in grid party, in the municipality of Montalto di Castro. The plants represent the first cases of development and building of structures of these dimensions without public fee incentives.

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8 Nov 16: Orrick, Pavia e Ansaldo and CBA in the transfer of four photovoltaic plants in the Marche region

ORRICK, PAVIA e ANSALDO E CBA NELLA COMPRAVENDITA DI 4 IMPIANTI FOTOVOLTAICI NELLE MARCHE Milan, 8 November 2016 – Orrick assisted Finint Investments SGR SpA in the acquisition of four photovoltaic plants in the Marche Region with a nominal power of approximately 6.6 MWp. The Seller, Gildemeister Energy Solutions GmbH, part of the DMG Mori Seiki group, was assisted by Pavia e Ansaldo. The transaction saw the transfer of the property of the photovoltaic plants to the alternative real property investment fund “Perseide Energie” which is specializing in renewable energy and managed by Finint Investments SGR, as well as the transfer…

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15 Sep 16: Pavia e Ansaldo con MW nella realizzazione di aree ed impianti tecnologici per le attivita produttive di Stmicroelectronics

PAVIA E ANSALDO WITH M+W IN THE REALIZATION OF TECHNOLOGICAL FACILITIES FOR STMICROELECTRONICS Milano, 15 settembre 2016 – Pavia e Ansaldo with partner Carlo Del Conte assisted M+W Italy in the negotiation and execution of a contract with a value of approximately EUR 50 Million for the realization of buildings and technological facilities for the production of the Catania plant of STMicroelectronics. The contract of 30 August 2016 between M+W Italy and STMicroelectronics will permit the development of the productive capacity of 8 inch silicon slices in STMicroelectronics’ new “Module M9” plant in Catania. STMicroelectronics was assisted by its in-house legal…

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5 Jul 16: Pavia e Ansaldo and Orrick in the purchase of OMP Mongiardino by Allied Group

Pavia e Ansaldo and Orrick in the purchase of OMP Mongiardino by Allied Group Milan, 18 April 2016 – Tectubi Raccordi, worldwide leader in oil and gas tube fittings, part of the Allied Group, concluded the purchase of 100% of the capital of OMP Mongiardino, a company founded in 1968 specialized in the production of wide angle curves, principally destined for pipes (gas and oil) and every other type of industrial and civil plant, formerly the object of a joint venture entered into in 2009. Tectubi Raccordi was assisted for legal matters by Pavia e Ansaldo with partners Roberto Zanchi and…

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28 Apr 16: Pavia e Ansaldo further grows in Corporate M&A

PAVIA E ANSALDO FURTHER GROWS IN CORPORATE M&A Francesco Satta and his team will enter Pavia e Ansaldo from May 2, 2016 Milan, 28 April 2016 – Pavia e Ansaldo continues its growth in Corporate M&A with the entry of attorney Francesco Satta, as partner. From May 2 Francesco Satta will enter Pavia e Ansaldo with a team of two associates, Leonilda Cagli (senior counsel) and Michele Brengola (associate). Mr. Satta, previously in Grimaldi e Associati and then in DLA Piper, consolidated his experience in assisting financial entities and companies in acquisition financing operations with a specific focus in the energy…

18 Apr 16: PAVIA E ANSALDO AND ORRICK IN THE PURCHASE OF OMP MONGIARDINO BY ALLIED GROUP

PAVIA E ANSALDO AND ORRICK IN THE PURCHASE OF OMP MONGIARDINO BY ALLIED GROUP Milan, 18 April 2016 – Tectubi Raccordi, worldwide leader in oil and gas tube fittings, part of the Allied Group, concluded the purchase of 100% of the capital of OMP Mongiardino, a company founded in 1968 specialized in the production of wide angle curves, principally destined for pipes (gas and oil) and every other type of industrial and civil plant, formerly the object of a joint venture entered into in 2009. Tectubi Raccordi was assisted for legal matters by Pavia e Ansaldo with partners Roberto Zanchi and…

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23 Feb 16: Pavia e Ansaldo and Chiomenti in the sale of plants by Solea to Jinko

Pavia e Ansaldo and Chiomenti in the sale of plants by Solea to Jinko Milan, 23 February 2016 – Pavia e Ansaldo, with counsel Guglielmo Fabbricatore and associates Artemis Tiamkaris (Corporate) and Elenora Degli Abbati (Administrative), assisted Solea AG, a leader on the German market for the construction of photovoltaic plants, in the sale of two photovoltaic plants in the Province of Grosseto, to Jinko Solar, for a value of approximately EUR 5 Million. Jinko Solar, world leader in the production of photovoltaic panels, was assisted by Luigi Vaccaro and Luca Chiang, partner and associate respectively of law firm Chiomenti.