Energy & Environment

Taiwan’s decision to end its reliance on nuclear power by 2025 has brought new opportunities and new challenges as regulatory priorities shift and investment opportunities diversify and proliferate. Whether a project involves onshore or offshore wind, solar, geothermal or other renewable energy sources or nuclear energy remediation, Eiger takes pride in combining its familiarity with the emerging political and regulatory landscape of Taiwan energy with its longstanding expertise in the corporate, commercial, financial and tax issues that will continue to apply in this new context. The firm’s Energy & Environment team boasts decades of work in energy- and environment-related specialties. Our extensive experience includes all types of projects and related issues:

  • Corporate structuring and tax planning
  • Project finance and secured lending
  • Licenses, permits and approvals
  • Shareholder and joint venture arrangements
  • Compliance with air, water, noise and hazardous waste regulations
  • Engineering, construction and supply contracts
  • Leases
  • Workplace health and safety concerns
  • Labor and employment issues
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Environmental Impact Assessment and other environmental regulatory issues
  • Renewable energy development and relevant regulations
  • Public procurement and public-private partnerships
  • Power purchase agreements
  • Investment treaties
  • Government relations and communication with local stakeholders

Eiger team member Michael WERNER was instrumental in Eiger’s initiative to establish the Wind Energy Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan.

Team Members: Nathan KAISER, Tian XU, Jasmine SHENMichael WERNER, Paul J. CASSINGHAM, Po-Hsiang OUTian XU