Gerald Arends (Director)

Head of Project Services

Gerald is a leading renewable energy lawyer advising on solar and solar/battery projects both nationally and internationally, having covered transactions in more than 30 countries. Gerald has worked in a variety of legal and commercial roles in the renewable energy industry. He has 16 years standing, with the last 11 years dedicated almost exclusively to renewables. Within Komo Energy, Gerald leads on project development activities.

Gerald’s recent successes include advising BayWa r.e. on the 20 MW Hughenden project in Queensland, and the 112 MW Karadoc and the 106 MW Yatpool projects in Victoria and advising juwi Renewable Energy on the world-leading Degrussa solar/battery integration project and the Agnew hybrid project. He has worked extensively in Europe, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Japan.  In the Philippines, he advised on the 132 MW Cadiz Solar Project, the largest of its kind in South-East Asia.

Gerald is taking a reflective approach to his work and regularly publishes in relation to renewable energy, speaks at conferences and teaches postgraduate courses.