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Climate Tech

Fasken offers leading climate tech advice and experience by helping proponents and investors within the vast field of clean technology.


As the world faces challenging times, there is a growing focus on clean energy solutions. These include using renewable fuels and low-carbon construction materials as well as vehicles that run on electricity or hydrogen. Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), energy consumption management, and green materials are other major future focused trends. These solutions focus on reducing energy consumption, harm to the environment, and waste while improving efficiencies in cost and productivity.

Fasken offers leading cleantech advice and experience by helping proponents and investors within the vast field of clean technology. We have experience advising clients in a wide variety of industry segments including renewable energy generation and energy efficiency services, solar electric systems, software, sensors and controls, energy storage systems and technologies, materials science and technology, water purification and management. Our climate tech clients range from high-growth start-ups to large, public companies.

Our Fasken team consists of highly skilled lawyers across relevant practice areas such as:

  • M&A - An emerging market means emerging companies. For smaller and emerging companies, being involved in a merger or acquisition is not uncommon. Whether a company is growing and consolidating to gain a larger market share or being incorporated into an existing industry player, Fasken’s leading team of M&A lawyers have vast experience in matters across various industries.
  • Energy - Our team is experienced in the unique aspects of climate tech. We work seamlessly with our clients technology and commercial teams to navigate both regulated and voluntary carbon market opportunities to capture value and protect revenue streams from carbon offsets and carbon negative technologies.
  • Emerging Technology & Venture Capital - Fasken regularly advises clients across the full spectrum of the climate tech value chain, from start-up and venture transactions through commercialization and exits. We help proponents and investors within the vast field of clean technology and renewable energy as they grow through financing rounds as well as establishing regulatory compliance, including environmental assessments and permitting, tax structuring and finance.
  • Intellectual Property - Intellectual property is usually one of the most important aspects of any climate tech company. Our Fasken team works with clients ranging from solo inventors and start-ups to multinational corporations with the sole objective of protecting your innovations and knowledge. We also provide advice regarding your company’s freedom to operate and the patentability of your inventions.

Future-oriented industries require future-oriented thinking. Fasken’s team of innovative lawyers can help any climate tech company in any industry put forward a future-oriented and innovative plan to grow its presence in the climate tech market.


Client Work

  • MineSense Technologies closes US$42 million Series E financing led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management,
  • Fasken advises Lenders on the financial close of two registered 100 MW energy projects,
  • CPV 1 Touwsrivier solar plant refinancing,
  • Westgen Technologies Inc. closes its private equity financing,
  • Aligned Climate Capital leads SWTCH Energy Inc.'s US$10 million Series A Financing,
  • Golu Hydrogen Technologies Inc. completes a non-brokered private placement,
  • Advised Lenders in relation to the portfolio financing of five wind energy projects,
  • Cap Vert Energie moves forward with the development of solar energy solutions in South Africa, Ongoing since January 2020
  • Management buy out of Gentherm Global Power Technologies,