Expertise for the energy transition.

With extensive experience and a wealth of specialized knowledge, Aecoute° advises and supports clients on all legal matters. Our focus lies in the areas of energy, climate, and environment.

Main areas of advice

Utilities, industry, commerce, transport, universities, healthcare, local authorities: the energy transition challenges each sector and each industry differently. We know what matters now and where — and can navigate you safely through regulation and legislation.

Industry Insights

Our topics

Heat transition

Heat generation and heating infrastructure in Germany need to be decarbonised. Aecoute° advises on subsidies, generation, distribution and sales of heating and cooling in local and district heating constellations.

Energy transformation

The energy supply of all emitting sectors is facing the greatest upheaval since the development of energy supply based on fossil resources. Aecoute° supports this transformation with practical advice and implementable solutions.


The energy transition only works with the necessary infrastructure. Aecoute° provides comprehensive advice on regulatory requirements and explores suitable options for operational and strategic alignment.

Decentralised energy supply

Decentralised energy supply can be designed to be particularly energy efficient. Aecoute° provides support from the optimal design, tendering and selection, contract design and award to the subsequent operation of decentralised energy supply system

Energy trading

The marketing of renewable electricity should be market-based, at the latest when coal-fired power generation is phased out. Aecoute° advises on access to exchanges and over-the-counter markets, contract design and national and European emissions trading.

Energy Efficiency / Sustainability

All resources are limited, so energy efficiency and sustainability play an important role in the generation and distribution of energy. Aecoute° advises on all legal issues related to energy efficiency and sustainability requirements in a European and national context.

Our lawyers

We are looking for people with ambition, curiosity and energy who are eager for change and want to help build and shape Aecoute with us.


We are recommended.

JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, Frequently recommended in the field of energy law
Top law firm in energy law, Wirtschaftswoche/​HRI
Leading law firm in energy law, Kanzleimonitor 2023/24, German Institute for Legal Departments and Corporate Lawyers

We have really great people.