The Team

Kacper Skalski Kacper Skalski Legal Counsel, Partner

He manages the work of the energy law team at the Firm. He has over fifteen years of experience in legal advisory in the field of energy law, investments in renewable energy sources and energy trading.

He specializes in advising on energy law for energy companies, energy trading companies, energy and natural gas sellers, as well as energy-intensive and industrial consumers. He advises on the negotiation of strategic contracts for the sale of electricity and gas for industrial customers and PPAs for the collection of energy from renewable sources. Since 2017, he has been advising on the conclusion of Corporate PPA agreements on the Polish energy market. Legally advise consumers of energy from RES, energy trading companies and producers of energy from RES in negotiating Corporate PPA contracts in the physical delivery model and Corporate PPA based on financial settlement.

Has practical experience supported by open references, in 2022 advised Górażdże Cement SA on the conclusion of the CPPA – Corporate PPA agreement, providing green energy from the Polska III wind farm with an installed capacity of 132 MW. This is one of the largest Corporate PPAs concluded for electricity consumers located in Poland. In 2020, he provided legal advice on the conclusion of a 10-year CPPA (Corporate PPA) agreement covering the sale of electricity from a 64 MW photovoltaic farm located in Witnica. At that time, it was one of the largest Corporate PPAs concluded for electricity consumers located in Poland. In 2022, he advised FW Południe spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością in concluding a physical agreement for the sale of energy generated in a 5 MW wind farm to end users in the physical Corporate PPA model.

From the legal side, since 2014 he has built and still supervises the energy and gas sales department for the largest independent trading company currently (2020) having tens of thousands of recipients and the largest recipient of electricity from wind farms and photovoltaic installations in Poland.

He advises investors on the implementation of renewable energy projects, in particular wind farms and photovoltaic PV installations. She provides legal services from the beginning of the investment process (lease agreements for RES investments, conditions and connection agreements) to obtaining a concession for the production of energy from renewable sources (WEE). He has carried out several transactions for the purchase of wind farm projects and photovoltaic installations.

As part of everyday legal services, he advises Polish and foreign sellers of electricity and gas, producers of energy from RES and the largest industrial recipients in the field of energy law, in particular in the field of corporate PPAs. Ensures that trading companies and industrial customers comply with the provisions of the energy law in conducting licensed activities, in particular with regard to the performance of obligations in the field of redemption of property rights from certificates of origin, settlement of excise tax on electricity and compliance with concession obligations towards the Energy Regulatory Office, ARE, Customs Office, ACER, Ministry Energy and other state authorities.

He successfully represented investors before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office, obtaining over a dozen licenses under the energy law, in particular the license for trade in electricity OEE and the license for trade in natural gas OPG  and foreign trade in natural gas OGZ. He represented energy companies in numerous proceedings in the field of energy law before the President of the Energy Regulatory Office and SOKiK.

Last year, he advised on the conclusion of contracts for the sale of electricity with a total volume of over 800 GWh, natural gas for over 2,000 GWh and PPA contracts for the collection of electricity from RES installations with an installed capacity of almost 1.5 GW.

In the past, a competitor of the Olympic Team in the 400 meters run. Currently, he has not broken his ties with sport and takes part in MTB marathons and duathlons.

Our successful projects
Natural gas trading company

Legal implementation for a natural gas trading company of the procedures for sale of natural gas to end users.

Natural gas trading company

Legal audit of the licensed operations for a company trading natural gas on the Polish market (OPG license) and trading natural gas in international markets.

Electricity trading companies

Obtaining over a dozen of licenses for trading electricity and preparing companies to launch the licensed operations.

Distribution system operator and electricity trading company

Legal audit of the licensed operations for a company trading electricity in the Polish market and distributing electricity.

Electricity trading company

Legal implementation and preparation of legal regulations for launching an electronic trading platform for trading property rights arising from green Certificates of Origin (PM_OZEA) and from blue Certificates of Origin (PM_OZE-BIO.)

Electricity trading company

Legal implementation for a trading company of procedures for sale of electricity to end users.

Electricity trading company

Legal implementation for wholesale trading electricity on the Polish Power Exchange, obtaining the status of the Polish Power Exchange Member, the status of the Commodity Clearing House (IRGiT) Member, and the permit for keeping accounts or registers of the exchange commodity, issued by the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, pursuant to Art. 50b, Clause 1, Point 2, of the Act of October 26, 2000 on Commodity Exchanges,

Electricity trading company

Preparation of a legal report for an electricity trading company, including risk assessment and analysis of benefits of the new energy efficiency system in accordance with the Energy Efficiency Act of May 20, 2016.

Electricity trading company

Negotiation of legal issues regarding implementation of a CRM system servicing several tens of thousands of electricity off-take points.

Electricity trading company

Conducting due diligence in the process of acquisition of companies holding a license for trading electricity.

Electricity trading company

Over the past two years, our lawyers have negotiated electricity sale agreements for volumes exceeding 800 GWh, in particular multi-annual agreements for the supply of electricity to Ceramika Paradyż factories.

Natural gas trading company

Obtaining a license for trading natural gas and a license for trading natural gas internationally, and preparing the Client to commence the licensed operations.

Natural gas trading company

Legal implementation for wholesale trading of natural gas on the Polish Power Exchange, obtaining the status of the Polish Power Exchange Member, the status of the Commodity Clearing House (IRGiT) Member, and the permit for keeping accounts or registers of the exchange commodity, issued by the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, pursuant to Art. 50b, Clause 1, Point 2, of the Act of October 26, 2000 on Commodity Exchanges.

Natural gas trading company

Negotiation of legal issues regarding implementation of a CRM system servicing several tens of thousands of natural gas off-take points.

Natural gas trading company

Preparation and implementation of natural gas comprehensive sale agreement templates, and the general terms and conditions of agreements for natural gas sale to commercial and individual end users.

Natural gas trading company

Over the past two years, our lawyers have conducted negotiations for sale of more than 2.5 TWh of natural gas, which included in particular multi-annual agreements for the supply of natural gas to Ceramika Paradyż factories.

Natural gas trading company

Representation of a company holding a license for natural gas trading in the process of concluding an agreement with PGNiG for the provision of the ticketing service referred to in Article 33, Clause 1a, Point 2 of the Energy Law.

Natural gas trading company

Representation of a company holding a license for natural gas trading in the process of concluding a preliminary agreement with Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. for the provision of storage services referred to in Article 33, Clause 1a, Point 2 of the Energy Law.

Natural gas trading company

Preparation of a legal report for a natural gas seller to end users, including risk assessment and analysis of benefits of the new energy efficiency system, in accordance with the Energy Efficiency Act of May 20, 2016.

Natural gas trading company

Conducting due diligence in the process of acquisition of companies holding licenses for natural gas trading, and natural gas trading at the international level.

Electricity trading companies

Preparation of templates of comprehensive agreements, electricity sale agreements, and the general terms and conditions of agreements for electricity sale to commercial and individual end users.

RES energy producer

Obtaining a certificate of admission to the RES auction for a biogas plant project.

RES energy producer

Preparation of calculations, in accordance with the Renewable Energy Sources Act, regarding the maximum permissible value of public assistance which may be awarded at a RES auction to a producer of electricity from a renewable energy source for a given plant using a renewable source of energy.

RES energy producer

Negotiation of agreements for sale of electricity from RES plants for projects with a power output exceeding 400 MW, both with obliged suppliers (previously suppliers of last resort) and with independent trading companies.

RES energy producer

Negotiation of agreements for sale of property rights arising from Certificates of Origin (green certificates) for projects with a power output exceeding 400 MW.

RES energy producer

Negotiation and preparation of agreements for sale of property rights arising from the Agricultural Biogas Certificates of Origin (PM_OZE-BIO blue certificates).

RES energy producer

Negotiation and preparation of agreements for sale of Guarantees of Origin for a plant with a power output of over 100 MW.

Industrial consumers

Our lawyers have prepared a number of legal opinions on energy efficiency, in particular risk assessment and the end-user benefits analysis within the framework of the new energy efficiency system.

Energy-intensive enterprise

The Firm has obtained the status of an Industrial Consumer for energy-intensive companies, consuming in total more than 200GWh of electricity per year.

Energy-intensive enterprise

The Firm has obtained decisions of the partial reimbursement of the excise duty on electricity on the basis of Article 31d the Excise Duty Act.

Energy-intensive enterprise

In the past two years, our lawyers have conducted negotiations of sale agreements for electricity volumes in excess of 800GWh, and sale agreements for natural gas in excess of 2.5TWh.

Energy-intensive enterprise

The Firm has provided advisory services in the field of energy efficiency, in particular we have legally supported the process of obtaining white certificates on the basis of the Energy Efficiency Act for several large energy efficiency projects.

Selected publications
Commentary by Kacper Skalski for Dziennik Gazeta Prawna on the amendment to the RES law

We cordially invite you to read a commentary by our expert, Kacper Skalski, Head of…

Data: 14 June 2024
What will the hydrogen amendment to the Energy Law change?

One of the European Union’s climate goals is to achieve so-called climate neutrality by 2050,…

Data: 5 June 2024
European Commission recommendations on auction system

On May 13, 2024, the European Commission published on its website recommendations and guidelines for…

Data: 22 May 2024
We defended a law firm client from a contractual penalty imposed for not consuming the minimum volume of gas!

The Regional Court of Krakow, in a verdict dated April 24, 2024, dismissed in its…

Data: 14 May 2024
Recruitment – Join the energy law team!

The Law Firm Raczynski Skalski & Partners Radcowie Prawni Adwokaci Sp. p. based in Warsaw…

Data: 16 February 2024
CEE Legal Matters about our law firm’s advice on Corporate PPA

The respected CEE Legal Matters portal has posted a publication on the advice of our…

Data: 7 February 2024
Our Law Firm acquired gas trading license for GASUM OY in Poland

We are pleased to announce that we have obtained Polish license for foreign trade in…

Data: 5 February 2024
We advised Allegro on the Corporate PPA with R.Power Renewables – Corporate PPA Poland

We are very pleased to share the news that lawyers from our law firm Legal…

Data: 15 January 2024
WE ARE STRENGTHENING THE FIRM’S ENERGY LAW TEAM

We are pleased to announce that we are strengthening the energy law team of our…

Data: 10 October 2023
DIRECT LINE – GAZETA PRAWNA QUOTES OUR LAWYERS FROM THE ENERGY LAW TEAM ON AMENDMENTS TO THE ENERGY LAW ACT

Dziennik Gazeta Prawna quotes a publication by lawyers from the law firm of legal counsel…

Data: 19 September 2023
DIRECT LINE AFTER AMENDMENTS TO THE ENERGY LAW

Direct line – after amendments to the Energy Law Act Direct line, under the previous…

Data: 5 September 2023
WE STRENGHTEN ENERGY TEAM OF OUR LAW FIRM

We are pleased to inform you that we are strengthening the energy law team of…

Data: 4 September 2023
NEW TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR CLIENT – ECONERGY POLAND SP. Z O. O.

We are pleased to announce further references we have received from our satisfied client –…

Data: 25 July 2023
NEW TESTIMONIALS FROM OUR CLIENT – GEWI SP. Z O. O.

We are proud to announce another reference we have received from a satisfied customer –…

Data: 6 July 2023
Legal advice on a project for Dyckerhoff Poland

🆙 We would like to kindly inform you that our client – Dyckerhoff Polska Sp….

Data: 22 May 2023
The firm’s lawyers advised on the Corporate PPA (CPPA) for the off-take of energy from a 132 MW wind farm

We are pleased to announce that we have advised Górażdże Cement SA on the conclusion…

Data: 20 March 2023
Law firm’s lawyers advised on Corporate PPA agreement

The energy law team of Raczynski Skalski & Partners Radcowie Prawni adwokaci sp.p, led by…

Data: 7 February 2023
Corporate PPA in commercial and warehouse facilities

We recommend reading a publication by legal counsel Gregory Mikos on the possibility of implementing…

Data: 4 November 2022
We advised Axpo Group on entry on polish PV market

We are delighted to announce that we advised Axpo on entry on polish PV market….

Data: 26 July 2022
Corporate PPA agreements in Poland – case study

Legal counsel Kacper Skalski conducted a training on Corporate PPAs in Poland for one of…

Data: 14 July 2022
We acquired another fuel trading license for Logos OIL ltd

We have obtained another concession for trading in liquid fuels (OPC) for our client LOGOS…

Data: 17 June 2022
We obtained OEE electricity trading licenses for Gewi sp. z o.o. and advised on Corporate PPAs

We would like to welcome the new electricity trading company GEWI sp. z o.o. to…

Data: 26 May 2022
We obtained an OPC liquid fuels trading license for Tomiraf spk. z o.o. spk.

We are pleased to announce that we have obtained a concession to trade in OPC…

Data: 13 April 2022
We acquired Polish energy trading license for our Client

We are pleased to announce that we have obtained an electricity trading license for our…

Data: 7 April 2022
We advised on one of the largest real estate leases in Poland for a photovoltaic power plant

This week we succeeded in bringing about the conclusion of property leases for two photovoltaic…

Data: 16 June 2021
Workshop – implementation of photovoltaic installations on commercial buildings – ways of energy billing

On March 22, 2021, during the workshop Photovoltaics and Other Alternative Energy Sources for Commercial…

Data: 26 April 2021
We advised on a gas sales contract for the world’s largest brick manufacturer

We are pleased to announce that we have advised Axpo Polska sp. z o.o. on…

Data: 9 April 2021
We advised on the conclusion of another multi-year contract for the sale of green energy

We are pleased to announce that we advised Axpo Poland on a multi-year contract for…

Data: 2 March 2021
We advised on the largest Corporate PPA in Poland

We are pleased to announce that we have advised Górażdże Cement SA on the conclusion…

Data: 29 January 2021
Lease agreement for a photovoltaic power plant – what to pay attention to?

Recently, our law firm has been increasingly approached by people who are interested in entering…

Data: 11 September 2020
We advised on the sale of the PV project

We are pleased to announce that we have finalized the sale of shares in EP…

Data: 31 July 2020
How to get an OPC liquid fuel trading license – key conditions of the ERO

At the outset, it should be noted that a license for trading in liquid fuels…

Data: 29 July 2020
References energy law Robinson Packaging Polska sp. z o.o.

Below are the testimonials provided by our client for whom our firm provides legal services…

Data: 15 July 2020
We have obtained a license for trading in Poland of natural gas with foreign countries (OGZ Poland gas trading license)

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Polish OGZ foreign natural…

Data: 22 May 2020
We advised on the lease of a 2.8 MW photovoltaic power plant

We are pleased to announce that, acting on behalf of the property owner, we have…

Data: 15 May 2020
How to obtain a license from the ERO for RES power generation?

At the outset, it should be noted that a license for the generation of electricity(WEE),…

Data: 9 March 2020
ERO update – Renewable energy generation (WEE) concession.

Updated information packages for entrepreneurs intending to conduct business activities related to renewable energy generation…

Data: 17 February 2020
We carried out the process of increasing the share capital of Axpo Polska sp. z o.o. by PLN 240 million.

We are pleased to announce that we have carried out the process of increasing the…

Data: 8 November 2019
We advised on the acquisition of a PV photovoltaic project

We are pleased to announce that last month we finalized a transaction for the acquisition…

Data: 23 October 2019
We have obtained another license for the production of energy in a renewable energy facility

We are pleased to announce that we have obtained another concession for the production of…

Data: 11 September 2019
We advised on wind farm acquisition transaction

We are pleased to announce that this month we finalized the acquisition of a stake…

Data: 29 August 2019
How to get a photovoltaic power generation license (WEE license) – key conditions

What photovoltaic installations must obtain a license from the ERO for energy production? At the…

Data: 15 April 2019
Training “Current licensing obligations of the electricity trading company”

Attorney Kacper Skalski and trainee attorney Karolina Wcisło on October 3, 2017 conducted a workshop…

Data: 7 October 2017
Training course “Current licensing obligations trading in natural gas and gaseous fuels”

For our clients, companies holding concessions for trading in natural gas (OPG), as well as…

Data: 23 August 2017
Obligations of the licensee to the ERO – training for companies with electricity trading licenses

We would like to invite you to the expert training course Current Concession Obligations of…

Data: 7 August 2017
How to get electricity trading licenses – key conditions of the ERO

How to obtain an electricity trading license – key conditions At the outset, it should…

Data: 6 August 2017
How to get an OPG gas trading license – key conditions of the ERO

At the outset it should be noted that a license for trading in gaseous fuels,…

Data: 20 July 2017
Buying a company with a concession – that is, due diligence on a non-concession company

A friend visited me recently. At the outset he announced that, as if anything, he…

Data: 3 April 2017
Revocation of the license for electricity trading in case of failure to start or perform the licensed activity

The process of obtaining an electricity trading license can take up to several months. Therefore,…

Data: 1 July 2016
Training – Concession obligations of companies licensed to trade in electricity.

For our clients of companies holding concessions for trading in electricity, we offer training conducted…

Data: 8 June 2016
A license for trading natural gas with foreign countries – the first step to start operations.

The natural gas market, following the energy market, is undergoing continuous but slow liberalization. Under…

Data: 25 February 2016
Obligations of energy enterprises that are members of the Polish Power Exchange related to the amendment of the Law on Commodity Exchanges

As a result of the entry into force of the Act of August 5, 2015…

Data: 11 January 2016