Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown –
Feb 17-18, 2015
Join leading attorneys and industry experts in wind, solar and storage for two days of the latest developments affecting renewable energy in Texas and nationwide. Renewable Energy Law conference blends law, economics, technology, finance, tax and regulatory policy, and is aimed at industry participants, legal and financial advisors, and key legislative and regulatory policymakers and staff.
2015 highlights include:
A deep dive into the market for renewable energy in Texas—a look at available incentives, plus trends and considerations for commercial and industrial buyers
A look at the EPA’s expected carbon regulations and its impact on renewable energy
Current project financing models—yield cos, PPAs, contracts for difference—and understanding differing roles for each
Keeping PACE in Texas Executive Director, Charlene Vanlier Heydinger, reviews PACE and leads a panel discussion on the implementation of local “PACE in a Box” programs
Energy storage—where are we now in Texas and beyond?
Case law update and Texas legislative outlook for renewable energy
An update on the development at both ERCOT and the PUCT relating to resource adequacy
Overview of the Power Markets in the U.S. Luncheon Presentation by Todd Filsinger, Filsinger Energy Partners, Denver, CO
Networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees during Tuesday evening’s Networking Reception
Renewable Energy Law is part of The University of Texas at Austin Energy Institute’s UT Energy Week 2015, a week-long examination of the most vital energy issues facing society, the latest research findings, and emerging trends and new technologies in the energy industry. Related events presented by The University of Texas School of Law include:
The University of Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law (TJOGEL) is hosting their 10th Annual Symposium on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Speakers include recognized industry leaders from Bracewell & Giuliani, Latham & Watkins, and as well as prominent regulatory officials making presentations on a wide range of energy topics. TX MCLE credit is available, including 1.00 hour ethics credit. For more information, visit tjogel.org
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business will hold a Symposium on The Geopolitics of Oil & Gas in the Americas on Friday, February 20, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Keynote speakers include Mexican Under-Secretary for North American Affairs, Dr. Sergio M. Alcocer, former U.S. Senator Mel Martínez, former Mexican Ambassador to the United States, Arturo Sarukhán, and Dr. Duncan Wood, the director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center. For more information, visit kbhenergycenter.utexas.edu
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center is an interdisciplinary joint venture of the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.