Energy Law and Policy

This class will explore the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks governing energy production, transmission and use in the United States. The course will include energy economics, public utility regulation, ratemaking and pricing, energy type-specific regulation, regulation of electricity, alternative and clean energy sources, the interplay between energy and environmental policies and international energy issues. Registration Requirements: No prequisites for this class. Knowledge of administrative law, environmental law, and basic economics are helpful but not required. Evaluation Method: Students will be evaluated based on class particiption (20% of grade) and a final examination. Class Materials: Energy, Economics And The Environment (3rd Edition), F. Boesselman, et. al., Foundation Press (2010) (ISBN 978-1-59941-722-6)

Catalog Number: PPTYTORT 617

Course History

Fall 2013
Title: Energy Law and Policy
Faculty: Loeb, Nancy C. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15