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Christian Hellmund

Partner // Head of Renewables, Leeds

Christian is an experienced commercial lawyer specialising in national and international energy, renewables and infrastructure projects. 
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+44 (0)113 261 6065

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+44 (0)7525 822315

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Christian Hellmund

Experience

Christian is a member of DWF’s Energy & Industrials Group and advises on a wide range of energy, renewables and infrastructure projects including electricity and gas transmission and distribution, decentralised energy solutions, district energy (including CHP and smart infrastructure) projects and other energy projects such as renewable energy, energy from waste and waste management, bioenergy (biomass, biogas and biofuels), anaerobic digestion (AD), wind and solar photovoltaic. 

His clients include utilities, public authorities, national and international project developers, energy management companies and funders. 

Christian has spent considerable time advising National Grid Gas Plc’s gas transmission and distribution business, Scottish Power’s Energy Management Team and Drax Power’s fuel procurement and trading team.

Christian regularly advises on the risk issues in relation governmental financial incentive schemes such as Contracts for Difference (CfDs), Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs), Feed-In Tariffs (FiTs), Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Green Gas Certificates and various carbon emission saving schemes and governmental programs such as the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) and the Capacity Market.

Publications

What's holding Africa back? Delivering renewable energy in a challenging market.

Fuelling the UK’s love of cars: what does the future hold? (written for energyoilgas.com)

Oil rich nations invest in infrastructure for low-carbon future (Commentary for Raconteur)

A real-opportunity (written for energyoilgas.com)

Turning waste into money: Food waste recycling in a regenerative circular economy

Do private wire arrangements work for District Energy schemes

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