Energy Law

Introduction to FERC Renewable Energy Regulation

October 22, 2020

Webinar begins at 12:00 pm (Noon) Central

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MCLE Credit will be available

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Duration: 60 minutes

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Overview

This webinar will provide an introduction to FERC regulation of renewable energy resources.  The subjects covered will include an overview of the energy transition, an introduction to FERC and its jurisdiction over wholesale electricity markets and transmission, the RTO/ISO markets, and the regulatory framework that applies to renewable resources, including distribution-level facilities, Qualifying Facilities under PURPA, and utility-scale projects.

Webinar begins at 12:00 pm (Noon) Central
Duration:  60 minutes

Details for connecting to the webinar will be sent after you register.

Presenter

Norman C. Bay
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Washington, DC

Norman C. Bay is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and Head of the Energy Regulatory and Enforcement Group in Washington. Norman advises clients on a range of energy market regulation issues, including those relating to policy, rates, terms, and conditions of service, and mergers and acquisitions. He also focuses on enforcement and compliance and infrastructure development in the energy sector.

As a past Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Norman has significant experience with all aspects of FERC’s jurisdiction over the U.S. wholesale natural gas and electricity markets, as well as natural gas and oil pipelines. As a former Director of Enforcement at FERC, he has a deep understanding of FERC’s enforcement jurisdiction and priorities, as well as the new anti-manipulation rules of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Norman’s white collar defense practice includes handling parallel investigations involving FERC or CFTC and DOJ.

Tuition

  • $0 - IEL Member
  • $0 - IEL Supporting or Sustaining Member Employee
  • $50 - Non-Member

CLE Credit

Texas Course Number 174097464This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hours, of which no credit hours will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit.

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