Tormod Ludvik Nilsen

Partner

About Tormod Ludvik Nilsen

Tormod Ludvik Nilsen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and Global Head of Renewable Energy. Tormod headed up the firm's Shanghai office from 2013-2016.

Tormod assists Norwegian and international clients in the renewable energy sector. His main areas of expertise are acquisitions, financing, negotiations and regulatory requirements within the electricity sector. Tormod is highly regarded for his skills and expertise in i.a. Legal 500 (Renewable Energy) and IFLR (Project Development), and the firm's Renewable Energy department is considered to be among the most prominent in Norway in particular for acquisitions, project development, investments and joint ventures in clean tech and PPAs. Tormod has headed many complex transactions and projects. Tormod also has extensive experience form energy sourcing, physical PPAs, financial PPAs and PPAs with sleeving structures.

Work experience
  • 2016 -

    Partner, Global Head of Renewable Energy, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2015 - 2016

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2013 - 2016

    Chief Representative, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai (Partner from 1.1.2015)

  • 2012 - 2013

    Senior Associate / Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein, Shanghai

  • 2009 - 2011

    Associate / Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo

  • 2009

    Senior Advisor, The Executive Secretariat, The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defense

  • 2005 - 2008

    Legal Advisor/Senior Legal Advisor, The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defense

Education
  • 2011

    Practising certificate

  • 2004

    Cand. jur, University of Bergen

Selected projects
  • Establishment of Hydro Volt AS, Renewable energy

  • Establishment of European battery business, Renewable energy

  • Offshore wind Norway, Renewable energy

  • Onshore wind power, Renewable energy

  • Acquisition of foreign hydrogen business, Renewable energy

  • Development of wind farms incl. PPA negotiations, Energy

  • Sourcing of electricity to plants in Norway and Sweden

  • Multiple physical and financial PPAs, Energy

  • PPA wind farm, Energy

  • Roan wind farm - M&A and PPA

  • Hydro Hydrogen, Energy