About John

John is an associate in our energy & natural resources teamJohn works with developers, project sponsors, banks and financing parties across the renewable energy sector, particularly on wind farm and solar farm development and acquisition projects.

John has broad expertise in general commercial matters, joint ventures, due diligence and contract negotiations, project finance, property and planning.

John has previously worked as in-house counsel to a renewable energy project development company.

Relevant experience

  • A developer on the successful financing and construction of 5MW windfarm in Co. Kerry

  • A bank on financing of an extension to an existing wind farm in Co. Wexford

  • Prospective purchaser on due diligence relating to the intended acquisition of Ireland’s largest portfolio of LFG sites
  • Irish developer on successful negotiation of joint venture with Chinese solar manufacturer for investment in UK & Ireland projects
  • Irish developer on 5MW solar farm in Co. Limerick
John Sweeney’s attention to detail at the early stages of option development saved us time and stress when projects were later going through the banking due diligence process.
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