When developing a sustainable energy project, for example, for wind energy, solar energy or geothermal energy, it is necessary to record agreements made between the various parties. This prevents any surprises afterwards, which means that all parties know where they stand. The anterior agreement is a common means of recording agreements between governments, initiators of sustainable projects, and landowners.

Anterior agreements on renewable energy projects

Pondera has experience drawing up anterior agreements for various wind and solar projects and supervising these agreements. This usually involves the recording of obligations for both the initiator of the project and the relevant government. For example, the responsibility of the initiator for the preliminary remediation of buildings on the project location. Or the removal of a solar park after the operating period. Obligations for a municipality often relate to the best efforts obligation to bring the environmental permit into procedure expeditiously.

Pondera uses the saying: trust is good, capturing is better. Do you want to be sure that the agreements that you, as a government, make with a private party or vice versa, last for the duration of the operating period? We are happy to have a conversation with you about this, without obligation. Then we can jointly assess whether drawing up an anterior agreement will give you the comfort you are looking for. In addition, Pondera can also support you in concluding confidentiality and intent agreements and land (building) agreements.

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