Energy Regulation

Third Annual Conference on Energy Regulation: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Obstacles, and Opportunities in Electricity Markets

Thursday, November 13 - Friday, November 14, 2014

The Third Annual Searle Center Conference on Energy Regulation: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Obstacles, and Opportunities in Electricity Markets is organized by David A. Dana, Kirkland & Ellis Chair, Northwestern University School of Law.

The conference will feature panels on the following topics:

  • Transmission Siting and Implementation of FERC Order 1000
  • Smart Grid Regulatory Barriers
  • Distributed Energy, On and Off Grid Legal/Economic/Political/Technical Issues
  • Legal Challenges to State Renewable Portfolio Statutes and Incorporating Renewables
  • California Market Issues with Cap-And-Trade

The conference will also feature a Keynote Address by James J. Hoecker, Senior Counsel & Energy Strategist at Husch Blackwell  and FERC Chairman from 1997 to 2001.

AGENDA

Registration

There is no registration fee for this conference, but attendance is by invitation only.  To request an invitation, please send an email message with your name, affiliation, and full contact information to:   searlecenter@law.northwestern.edut

CLE Credit

This conference has been approved for 7.5 credit hours of State of Illinois CLE credit.

Background Papers

Forthcoming

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