Advocacy & consultancy

FWPA member companies have extensive expertise in wind power project development, on this page you will find direct contact information for serving law firms and consultants.

Advocacy

Bergmann Attorneys at Law

Bergmann is a law boutique catering exclusively to the energy and construction industries. Wind power projects are at the core of our expertise. We provide comprehensive advice to developers and investors, covering project M&A, financing, wind park development, construction, and operation.

Contact: Claudia Greiner, claudia.greiner@bergmann.fi / +358 10 339 8800 / www.bergmann.fi

Eversheds

Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. is one of the largest law firms in Finland, and part of the Eversheds Sutherland global network since 2014. We have close ties with our global network, and therefore we are very agile and experienced in assisting our clients in projects requiring assistance from lawyers in different jurisdictions. We have strong focus on renewables and especially wind energy.

We have assisted mostly foreign investors in various wind farm projects in Finland both independently and in close cooperation with our UK office in London. We have high expertise in carrying out legal due diligence reviews and preparing agreements such as PPA’s in connection with large wind farm projects.

Contact: Tuuli Vapaavuori-Vartiainen, tuuli.vapaavuori-vartiainen@eversheds.fi / +358 405190039

Fondia

Fondia is a full service business law firm operating in Finland, Sweden Lithuania and Estonia. Fondia’s work is swift, flexible and uncomplicated – it meets the demands of modern business.

Through the innovative service concepts, Fondia solves the issue relating to purchasing legal services. We have a clear understanding of business, industry knowledge and comprehensive legal expertise. This comes in an overall package that is topped off with our ‘hands-on’ way of working.

Our lawyers specialized in the energy sector, transactions, finance, real estate and environmental law regularly help clients with various projects related to renewable energy. We have advised our clients on various wind and solar power projects and our lawyers have more than 20 years of experience in assisting different energy companies as well as their partners and clients, in legal matters related to the energy industry.

Contact: Jukka Ohtonen, jukka.ohtonen@fondia.com / +358 20 7205 650 / www.fondia.com

Hannes Snellman 

Hannes Snellman is a Nordic law firm working on matters of significant importance for our clients. What sets us apart is the way we take ownership of matters entrusted to us, through our dedication to reach our clients’ goals. We are outstanding professionals working together in an empowering environment.

Contact: Klaus Metsä-Simola, klaus.metsa-simola@hannessnellman.com / +358 9 2288 4595 / www.hannessnellman.com/

HPP Attorneys Ltd

HPP is a leading independent Finnish corporate law firm advising both domestic and international clients on their corporate legal issues. Our Tier 1 Energy & Natural Resources team is one of the largest in private practice in Finland and is well placed to identify the key issues, from developer, operator, sponsor or lender perspective, to evaluate and report on the level of risk and to propose risk mitigation solutions where possible. We have long-standing experience in assisting our clients in all legal aspects of wind power production, from permitting and power purchase agreements to M&A transactions and project financing.

HPP’s energy team is one of the most active and experienced energy law teams in the Finnish legal market and is complemented by lawyers from HPP’s other legal specialist teams, including M&A, banking and finance, tax, competition, land use and regulatory, real estate and dispute resolution to handle a full caseload of wind-related assignments.

Contact: Björn Nykvist, bjorn.nykvist@hpp.fi / +358 40  753 7387 / www.hpp.fi/en/

Consultancy

AFRY Finland Oy

AFRY is an international leader whiting engineering, design and advisory services. We provide services for the whole lifecycle of both onshore and offshore wind projects.

Contact: piia.heikkinen@afry.com / +358 40 358 2540

Despro Engineering Oy

Despro Engineering Oy provides expert services for whole lifecycle of windfarm from development and design to construction and maintenance phase. Our expertise is especially in electric network ranging from 0,4kv to 400kV including substations and in telecommunication networks. Our services include both overhead and underground systems from small, individual orders to larger service solutions. We want to reinvent the established practices of our industry through our strong vision: Our approach is genuinely customer-oriented, and the wellbeing of our employees is at an exemplary level.

Contact: karoliina.tuominen@despro.fi

DNV

DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world’s leading resource for independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support our customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Our dynamic team comprises of individuals with extensive experience in technical due diligence, energy production assessments, project development and construction monitoring, including experts in market and regulation, technology review and risk, cost modelling, permitting, electrical transmission, supply chain & procurement, construction and operations and maintenance (O&M).

Contact:
Carl Sixtensson, carl.sixtensson@dnv.com / +47 904 76 755
Rachel Spiegel, rachel.spiegel@dnv.com / +47 910 04 633

Eurolaite Oy

Eurolaite offers solutions and services for the wind farm internal and transmission grid, that help maximize the profit in all its lifecycle stages. We assist our customers to design and define high quality energy transmission solutions.

  • Pre-planning
  • Grid compliance
  • HV connections and lines
  • Internal grid of wind farm incl. optimization of crossbonging and sheath voltage arrester definition
  • Earthing systems incl. turbine foundations
  • Communication infrastructure

Contact: eurolaite@eurolaite.fi

Kjeller Vindteknikk Oy

Kjeller Vindteknikk is one of the leading service providers within meteorology on infrastructures in the Nordics. Within wind power we provide services on all stages of a wind power projects from turn-key met mast and lidar measurements and bankable energy yield and icing loss assessments to icing forecasts on operational wind farms. Kjeller Vindteknikk has more than 20 years of experience with wind in complex terrain and cold climate sites serving more than 450 customers.

Contact:  ville.lehtomaki@vindteknikk.com / +358 50 370 7660 / www.vindteknikk.com

Kiwa Inspecta

Kiwa is an autonomous global organization in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), training and consultancy services. We are accredited for both ISO 17020 (inspection) and ISO 17025 (testing). Our services covers the entire wind energy market, from owners and operators to manufacturers and onshore and offshore facilities: the entire lifecycle of wind turbines and wind farms, from design to construction and safe decommissioning of depreciated installations. Kiwa thinks globally and acts locally: throughout nine European countries, there is always a Kiwa WTG expert nearby to assist you.

Contact: fi.asiakaspalvelu@kiwa.com / +358 10 521 600 / www.kiwa.com

Lindberg & Lund Oy Ab

Import and Distribution of specialty chemicals: Huntsman Advanced Materials:
Araldite Adhesives for repair of wind turbine blades and fixation of turbine accessories.
DNV GL approved EP based laminating/infusion resins for the production of Composite parts.
EP- and PUR based potting/casting resins with UL94-VO classification for encapsulation of electronic parts. Lindberg & Lund brand: LL Injektointiepoksi CE, SILKO, M1 approved Injection Epoxy system for the protection and repair of concrete structures

Contact: www.lindberg-lund.fi

Ramboll Finland Oy

Ramboll is a one-stop-shop for wind power related consulting services. We provide comprehensive expert services for the various life cycle stages of wind power projects. The expertise is based on long and versatile work in the field of wind power from feasibility studies to dismantling of wind turbines. Our consultancy services are spanning a number of sectors, including production assessment, land use planning, the environment, impact assessments, transport, construction design and supervision, asset management as well as due diligence processes.

Contact: wind@ramboll.fi / +358 40 537 4409

Rejlers Finland Oy

We have been working for wind industry since 2010.  Our services are related to DD studies, land use planning, telecom, energy metering, power grids (substations and OHL 0,4 – 400 kV) and construction commissioning and supervision. We are in 20 different locations in Finland near to our customers. Ask for more information.

Contact: lasse.kankainen@rejlers.fi / +35840 7391690