University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6
On the 40th anniversary of PURPA—the nation’s most important renewable energy statute—we will critically explore the past, present, and future of renewable energy law and policy in the United States. Please join us to engage in a dialogue with the nation’s foremost experts.
5.5 hours of CLE (pending).
$75 general public
$40 seniors, government, university or nonprofit
Hosted by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment.
8:00 – Registration
9:00-9:10 – Welcome
9:10-10:20 – PURPA and the Rise of U.S. Renewable Energy Policy in Historical Context
10:20-10:40 – Break
10:40-11:50 – 40 Years of 20/20 Hindsight: PURPA Challenges Today (Roundtable Debate)
11:50 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00-2:10 – Emerging Trends in U.S. Renewable Energy Law and Policy
2:10-3:20 – International Perspectives on Renewable Energy Policy
3:20-3:40 – Break
3:40-4:40 – Rooftop Solar and the Future of the Electricity Grid (Roundtable Debate)
4:40-5:00 – Wrap-up – Pulling Together the Conference’s Themes
For questions, contact Kris Monty at (801) 585-3440.
Free parking is available at the Rice-Eccles Stadium. We encourage you to use public transportation to our events. Take TRAX University line to the Stadium stop and walk a half block north. For other public transit options use UTA’s Trip Planner. The law school is on the Red Route for the University’s free campus shuttles (College of Law stop).
This conference is supported by a donation from the Cultural Vision Fund, the Energy Bar Association and Holland & Hart.