7 April 2021


Legislation PPAs Renewable Energy Targets Solar PV Project Development

T.RE.ND talks 30: Lorenzo Parola (Herbert Smith Freehills) on Governmental Policy, Investment & PNRR

Our 30th episode of T.RE.ND talks is finally here! A year of Edwin Koot and industry leaders discussing important topics within markets and industries relating to solar.

For this episode, Lorenzo Parola, a lawyer, and partner at Herbert Smith Freehills joined us.

Lorenzo is based in Milan, is also a solicitor in the United Kingdom, and assists in some of the most innovative and complex M&A transactions and projects in RE and conventional energy. He is a trainer and teacher at junior high schools and universities. He also founded the Italian PPAs Committee, a network dedicated to market parity and PPAs, which brings together over 60 companies including producers, traders, final customers, and banks.

During this episode of T.RE.ND talks Edwin and Lorenzo focussed on the Italian solar market, diving into topics such as:

  • Government policy and challenges in the Italian market for large scale PV plants
  • The impact of the recent changes in the Italian government
  • PPA trends
  • Unsynchronized developments in the energy transition

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