Energy Law

Energy law is a specialised field of legal research and practice that focuses on the legal governance of the energy sector. The CCEEL energy law research team carries out high-quality international research with a societal impact in this area of law.

Energy Law and Policy is one of the focus areas of the Center for Climate, Energy and Environmental Law. Research in this area covers a range of legal and interdisciplinary topics and areas:

  • European energy law and policy
  • International energy law and policy
  • Energy transition governance
  • Constitutional and institutional governance of the energy sector
  • Legal and regulatory issues in natural gas markets and gas utilization
  • International petroleum law and policy
  • Comparative energy law and policy
  • Renewable energy

 The CCEEL researchers are also active in other legal disciplines that are relevant in the energy sector, such as international trade and investment law.

Research Group Members

  • Dr Kim Talus, Professor of European Economic and Energy Law
  • Dr Moritz Wustenberg, Senior Researcher
  • Dr Kaisa Huhta, Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Sirja-Leena Penttinen, Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Nana Asare Obeng-Darko, researcher
  • Katariina Särkänne, Lecturer
  • Ioanna Mersinia, PhD researcher
  • Ayodele Oni, PhD researcher
  • Mykola Iakovenko, PhD researcher
  • Aki Aapio, PhD researcher

Recently completed PhD’s

Berryl Claire Asiago, Government Intervention in International Businesses. The Rise of Local Content Regulations in the Upstream Petroleum Sector

Nana Asare Obeng-Darko, On the Rules and Regulations Governing Electricity Production from Renewable Energy Sources in Ghana: An Examination of Ghanaian Renewable Energy Law and Policy