Offshore Wind Energy: Emerging Legal Challenges
Navigating Legal Requirements, Obtaining New Government Funding, and Lessons From Successful UK Wind Projects
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide attorneys representing renewable energy developers with an overview of offshore wind technology, discuss opportunities for funding and developing successful offshore wind projects, and explore current legal and regulatory issues.
- View from the United States Department of Energy
- United Kingdom Offshore Wind Energy: Lessons for the United States
- Wind Technology
- State of the law in the United States
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What is the process to obtain Department of Energy grant funding?
- What are the current legal trends in offshore wind technology?
- What laws and regulations impact Offshore Wind Energy projects?
- How can legal counsel support good relationships between a project developer and the community?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Offshore Wind Manager
United States Department of Energy
He has served in his current position since July 2010. During his tenure, he has worked to create an offshore wind... | Read More
He has served in his current position since July 2010. During his tenure, he has worked to create an offshore wind energy industry in the United States by building a team of innovative, committed civil servants and contractors and leading that team as it co-authored the National Offshore Wind Strategy and allocated nearly $80M of program funds as a first step in executing that strategy.Close
She is a finance and capital markets lawyer with a diversified practice including work with various renewable and... | Read More
She is a finance and capital markets lawyer with a diversified practice including work with various renewable and alternative energy initiatives. She is national Vice Chair of both the Energy and Environmental Markets and Finance Committee (EEMF), and the Renewable and Distributed Energy Resources (RADER) Committee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.Close
Irish Sea Zone Development Manager
Centrica Renewable Energy
Garrad Hassan America
His primary focus is wind turbine technology due diligence assessments for the U.S. market. In his position, he also... | Read More
His primary focus is wind turbine technology due diligence assessments for the U.S. market. In his position, he also conducts strategic guidance, technology reviews, and feasibility studies on behalf of project developers, utilities, and other interested parties in offshore wind work in North America.Close