André Turmel specializes in energy, natural resources and climate change law.
He reviews, negotiates and drafts various energy construction, generation, supply and transmission agreements. He represents Independent Power Producers operating in the biomass, cogeneration, biogas, hydroelectric, wind and solar energy.
He provides legal advice to companies operating in all areas of economic activity who wish to control their energy costs. He also acts for governments on World Bank, African Development Bank and MCC files regarding institutional reforms in energy, telecommunications and water.
He advises certain national and international clients on climate change issues and transactions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs).
He represents IPPs and Utilities for their access to energy markets and also in arbitration cases.
He is the co-author of “Annotated Climate Change Statutes and Regulations in Canada” (2011) by Carswell Inc. and “Lobbying in Canada/Lobbyisme au Canada” (2004) and “La Loi sur la Régie de l’énergie annotée” (2000), published by Carswell Inc. He regularly speaks at conferences on energy-related matters and climate change. He was the founder of the annual Quebec Electricity Forum organized by the Canadian Institute, and of the annual conference on greenhouse gases organized by Insight.
He has written various papers on energy and environmental law.