Practice Area and Credentials

Energy and Renewables

Asia Counsel has significant experience in the energy and renewables sector. Our well-established renewables practice represents numerous energy providers on projects throughout Vietnam.

With specialized knowledge in wind and solar power generation, we work to facilitate growth of the renewables industry in Vietnam. The practice is well-versed in advising clients on various power project agreements. This includes joint venture agreements, joint development agreements, power purchase agreements and energy term sheets.

By leveraging our transactional experience and regulatory insights, Asia Counsel provides solutions-driven counsel to help clients navigate the complexities of developing clean energy infrastructure in the region.

Our team has acted on the following matters:
  • Advising ibVogt and Daylight on the joint development of the 700MW Lutaco 2 solar project in Vietnam.
  • Advising Gunkul on the acquisition of a 50MW solar project operating in central Vietnam.
  • Advising Sembcorp on its acquisition of a portfolio of rooftop solar projects in Vietnam.
  • Advising BayWa r.e. Wind Pte Ltd on its joint development agreement with a local partner for the development of a 50MW onshore wind farm in Quang Tri province in Vietnam.
  • Advising The Blue Circle on the strategic investment by and joint development and shareholders agreement with AC Energy for the development of the 40 MW Hong Phong 1 wind power project.
  • Advising Amplus-Petronas on the establishment of a development platform for rooftop solar projects in Vietnam.
  • Advising Shire Oak, a UK-based developer, on the establishment of a 200MW development platform for rooftop solar projects in Vietnam.
  • Advising the developer on a 700 MW solar project under development in the central highlands of Vietnam.
  • Advising GIZ on an advisory project to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade including an assessment of the legal landscape for rooftop solar PV projects in Vietnam, development of guidelines for investment in rooftop solar for foreign investors together with template contracts for rooftop solar projects in Vietnam.
  • Advising Modern Energy Management Pte., Ltd. on the establishment of a Vietnamese entity to operate and provide renewable energy project management services in Vietnam.
  • Advising wpd Vietnam LLC on the development of its Kon Plong Wind power project in the central highlands of Vietnam.