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FERC, CFTC, and State Energy Law Developments
June 3, 2016

We host frequent webinars focused on the energy regulatory landscape. If you’ve been unable to join us, we’re providing recordings of our recent discussions on current trends, including energy storage, off-shore wind projects, and clean power.

RENEWABLE ENERGY AND STORAGE TRENDS FOR 2016
Energy storage deployment is rapidly increasing as technology costs decline and new opportunities emerge. Utilities, developers, investors, and regulators are all seeking to understand—and shape—this evolving market, as well as the integration of storage and renewable energy generation.

Presenters
Kenneth M. Kulak, Partner
William D. Kissinger, Partner
Neeraj Arora, Of Counsel
Monica A. Schwebs, Of Counsel
Pamela C. Tsang, Associate

PERMITTING OFF-SHORE WIND PROJECTS
The US Department of Energy estimates the potential for off-shore wind energy of the contiguous United States as 4,150 gigawatts. While off-shore wind has been on the horizon for over 15 years, we examine the developmental and regulatory outlooks that may herald its time.

Presenters
Ella Foley Gannon, Partner
Camarin E.B. Madigan, Partner

THE FUTURE FOR THE CLEAN POWER PLAN
EPA’s action on existing coal and gas-fired power plants significantly impacts the regulatory landscape for utilities, with implications on reliability, estimated generator retirements, and compliance deadlines.

Presenters
Stephen M. Spina, Partner
Ronald J. Tenpas, Partner