Renewable Energy Storage: Implementing Projects, Overcoming Co-Location Challenges, and Mitigating Risks
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for energy counsel on the legal issues involved in the implementation of energy storage projects. The panel will discuss the markets, regulatory landscape and legal challenges with energy storage, including obstacles that may arise when co-locating battery projects with wind and solar, as well as providing tips on how to draft and negotiate contracts for the implementation of such projects.
- Energy storage markets, economics, and regulatory landscape
- Contracting for energy storage projects
- Types of contracts and contract structure
- Co-location of battery projects with wind and solar
- Whether to co-locate
- Key issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How is energy storage being used today?
- What are counsel's key considerations when determining whether to co-locate renewable energy storage?
- How does the size of a renewable project impact the legal risks and challenges of energy storage?
Becky H. Diffen, Esq.
Ms. Diffen focuses her practice on energy transactions, M&As and project development. She represents developers,... | Read More
Ms. Diffen focuses her practice on energy transactions, M&As and project development. She represents developers, private equity firms, investment banks, and a variety of other public and private companies in the renewable energy, energy storage, power generation, and oil and gas industries on complex transactions, including M&As, joint ventures, development projects, and project finance. Ms. Diffen serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law.Close
Mr. Orion provides project development, transactional and regulatory counseling to clients in the solar, electric... | Read More
Mr. Orion provides project development, transactional and regulatory counseling to clients in the solar, electric vehicle, energy efficiency, energy storage and climate change arenas. He serves as Strategic Advisor to the Smart Energy Enterprise Development Zone (SEEDZ) Initiative. Mr. Orion co-founded the UC Hastings Cleantech Roundtable, a forum for discussing hot topics in the area of renewable energy and clean technology law, held annually at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.Close
Joseph D. (Seph) Petta, Esq.
Shute Mihaly & Weinberger
Mr. Petta’s practice focuses on representation of environmental groups and public agencies in CEQA and NEPA... | Read More
Mr. Petta’s practice focuses on representation of environmental groups and public agencies in CEQA and NEPA litigation, and municipal, real estate and land use law. In non-litigation matters, Mr. Petta regularly advises public agencies and environmental groups on complex legal issues, including conservation easement drafting and enforcement, facilities district formation, and land assembly and entitlement processes. His work also includes representing clients in proceedings before state public utility commissions.Close