Lawyer Sebastian Lange

The PROJEKTKANZLEI is managed by lawyer Sebastian Lange. He has been dealing with solar photovoltaic system since 2011. He has worked on many groundbreaking projects and won outstanding legal cases in favor of solar photovoltaic system operators.

Commitment and memberships

Lawyer Lange is the founding chairman of the Allianz BIPV e.V., the professional association for Building-Integrated Photovoltaics. The Allianz BIPV aims to promote Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) and to remove existing barriers to its deployment. Members of the Allianz BIPV include manufacturers, research institutions, architects, consultants, and professionals from the construction and energy industries.

In addition, Lawyer Lange is involved in the Federal Association of the Solar Industry (BSW), the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), and the Solar Energy Promotion Association Germany (SFV).

Publications and lectures

Lawyer Lange regularly publishes articles and gives lectures on current legal issues concerning solar energy operators. His contributions appear particularly in the specialist magazines “Sonnenenergie” and “pv magazine“. As a speaker, Lawyer Lange is also a frequent guest at the SolarZentrum Berlin.

  • “Redispatch 2.0 – New Tasks for Plant Operators,” in: Sonnenenergie 03/2021.
  • “EEG 2021: A Sham Package for Tenant Electricity?” in: Sonnenenergie 01/2021.
  • “New Federal Court of Justice ruling could be costly for photovoltaic plant operators,” in: pv magazine, online edition 16.11.2020.
  • “Simple Remote Control Capability of Photovoltaic Systems Now Sufficient,” in: pv magazine, Online Edition 03.11.2020.
  • “The 52-Gigawatt Cap Threatens to Become a Liability Trap for Photovoltaic Installers,” in: pv magazine, Online Edition 05.05.2020.
  • “Solar Installations on Agricultural Land – Complex Legal Situation,” in: photovoltaik, 03/2020.
  • “Do Not Simply Let Subsidized Solar Installations Continue,” in: Sonnenergie 2020, pp. 58-59.
  • “Legal Pitfalls of Battery Storage,” in: Sonnenenergie 2020, pp. 42-43.
  • “Clearing House Strengthens Rights of Plant Operators,” in: pv magazine 03/2019.
  • “Wild Feeders,” in: pv magazine 03/2019.
  • “Late Justice for Solar Plant Operators – The Legal Drama Around Reporting Obligations Continues,” in: Solarbrief 2019, pp. 12-13.
  • “The Chaos Continues with Reporting Obligation Sanctions,” in: pv magazine, Online Edition 11.02.2019.
  • „EEG-Umlage auf Eigenverbrauch nur noch unter Vorbehalt zahlen?“, in: pv magazine 07.12.2018.
  • “The Energy Collection Act Provides Clarity for Operators with Reporting Delays,” in: pv magazine, Online Edition 27.11.2018.
  • “Self-Generated Electricity Instead of Feed-In Tariff,” in: CHANC/GE 2015.
  • “Tenants Benefit from Electricity from the Basement,” in: BundesBauBlatt 04/2015 (together with Frank Jarmer).
  • “Involving Tenants in the Energy Transition,” in: KOMM:MAG – The Annual Magazine on Renewable Energies in Municipalities, 2015 (together with Frank Jarmer).
  • “Climate Protection in Urban Land Use Planning – Building Blocks for Energy and Climate Protection Concepts,” Special Issue in the Series “100% Climate Protection Knowledge for Municipalities,” 2014.
  • “The Climate Protection Act of North Rhine-Westphalia,” in: EnWZ Journal for the Entire Law of Energy Industry 2013, pp. 155-162 (together with Julian Heß and Dr. Markus Kachel).
  • “Climate Protection Laws of the States – Impacts on Municipalities,” in: CHANC/GE 2013, pp. 7-9.
  • “The New European Energy Efficiency Directive – Municipal Utilities Should Be Curious,” in: CHANC/GE 2013, pp. 7-8.
  • “The New European Energy Efficiency Directive – Action Needed by Municipalities?” in: CHANC/GE 2013, pp. 7-9.
  • “The Legally Secure Establishment of Charging Infrastructure in Public Spaces,” in: InfrastrukturRecht 2012, pp. 280-284 (together with Dr. Christian de Wyl and Dr. Roman Ringwald).
  • “Legal Design Options for Energy Supply in Sustainable Neighborhoods,” in: greenbuilding 2012, p. 45.
  • “Broadband Supply as a Public Service – Decision Review of OLG Munich, Order dated 25.03.2011 – Verg 4/11,” in: InfrastrukturRecht 2011, pp. 167-168.
  • “Energy Concepts for Sustainable Urban Development – Legal Design Options for Municipalities,” in: greenbuilding 2011, pp. 46-47 (together with Dr. Markus Kachel).
  • “Municipal Energy Concepts Facing New Challenges,” in: CHANC/GE 2011, pp. 22-23 (together with Dr. Verena Bärenbrinker).

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