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Growth opportunities: the green transition

Uncertainty is lingering in CEE/SEE, but Europe’s transition to sustainable energy, buildings and infrastructure is taking off.

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Renewables and the green transition

Europe’s drive to become climate neutral by 2050 is fueling a tech and development boom that presents opportunities for many businesses.

High potential EU tools for a green future

Laszlo Kenyeres and Adam Lukonits

Europe’s green transition targets cannot be met without appropriate energy storage technologies. The European Union’s Recovery and Resilience Facility is a potent vehicle to help make that happen.


A long-term strategy is necessary to transition from conventional energy to renewables in order to stimulate economic growth and development. The European Green Deal offers a framework for achieving this over the next decade (2020-2030).

Bryan Jardine, Partner

Podcast: What Romania’s renewables market tells us about the present and future of sustainable energy

Renewables expert and Managing Partner of the firm’s Bucharest office Bryan W. Jardine takes a deep look into Romania’s renewable energy market with Mr. James Colter Eadie, who is the Founder and CEO of Jade Power Trust. Bryan and James consider the challenges and focal points for long-term sustainable decarbonization and transition in our region away from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.

Businesses can capitalise on the green transition, which is creating opportunities in energy, housing, sustainable finance and more.

A key growth area in banking and finance at the moment is the green transition, including renewable energy projects. It’s going to be a very interesting year as ESG ratios continue on the daily agenda and will be one main focus points of the supervisory authorities. Wind farm projects, both onshore and offshore, sustainable housing and investment into green transitions will keep our transaction team busy.

Andrea Gritsch, Partner, Banking & Finance
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WT Guide: Generating Electricity from Renewable Sources

Given the current European and global emphasis on green initiatives and reduction of carbon emissions, the laws and regulations governing the generation of electricity from renewable energy sources in the Central, Eastern & Southeastern European region remain of major interest to those companies and individuals who are focused on this dynamic and increasingly important sector.

Recent legal developments in the energy sector


Recent WT mandates in renewables

Speak with our energy experts to discuss your projects


The Future of ESG and the Green Deal

The criteria of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) are no longer just a trend – their importance and impact on companies is growing exponentially on a global level.

Reinforced by regulatory trends in the EU, key investors have started to embrace ESG and sustainable investing, moving ESG investing up on the agenda. Therefore, an appropriate ESG strategy and approach may also result in an essential competitive advantage, which is one of the reasons why ESG should be rising to the top of the priority list of every major company.