Feed-In Tariffs and Renewable Energy
Navigating Preemption, Structuring FITs and Leveraging FERC and State Developments
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide counsel to businesses involved in renewable energy production with guidance on preemption and integration issues with renewable energy standards. The panel will discuss recent developments at the state and federal levels and will outline best practices for working with feed-in tariffs.
- Integration with state and federal renewable energy standards
- Recent developments
- Challenges of structuring FITs and best practices
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- Under what conditions are state FITs preempted by federal statutes following the recent FERC decision?
- How can FITs be structured to avoid creating market barriers that inhibit renewable energy technology?
- When are FITs the best program to use for the development of renewable energy resources?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Keith M. Casto
Shook Hardy & Bacon
He focuses on environmental regulatory and transactional consultation, environmental and toxic tort litigation, and... | Read More
He focuses on environmental regulatory and transactional consultation, environmental and toxic tort litigation, and white collar environmental criminal defense. He is involved with emissions credit trading and green technology financing and his environmental toxic tort regulatory and litigation work includes regulatory compliance counseling, due diligence investigations and environmental audits.Close
Lyle D. Larson
Balch & Bingham
He maintains a public utility practice focused on the electricity industry, energy and electricity infrastructure... | Read More
He maintains a public utility practice focused on the electricity industry, energy and electricity infrastructure projects, environmental markets, regulation of commodities and derivatives markets and transactions, competitive energy market regulation and utility mergers and acquisitions. He deals with litigation, contractual, regulatory, compliance and legislative matters of concern to utilities.Close
She provides legal and strategic advice on energy projects in and outside Ontario. She focuses on renewable energy... | Read More
She provides legal and strategic advice on energy projects in and outside Ontario. She focuses on renewable energy projects, including wind, run-of-river hydro, solar and biomass projects. She has worked with projects involving First Nations and Métis interests and issues and has represented stakeholders, aboriginal-owned entities and private sector developers negotiating with First Nations.Close
Uwe M. Erling
He specializes in international environmental law and emissions trading law. He contributes regularly to trade... | Read More
He specializes in international environmental law and emissions trading law. He contributes regularly to trade publications on the topic of emissions trading and frequently gives lectures on these topics as well as at Climate Change Conference in Bali.Close