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Energy and the Law

Fall 2019 • Law 607 • Credits: 2

Instructor: Jason Klotz

Energy and the Law is designed to introduce students to the policies and laws governing energy in the United States--with a focus on electricity. The class covers federal and state jurisdiction over the electricity industry, renewable energy laws and policies, regulation of investor-owned utilities, public power, transmission, and the laws that govern the resources used to generate electricity. The class touches on Oregon law and issues related to the electricity industry in the northwest. This course compliments Regulated Energy Utility Law which focuses on Northwest energy related issues and delves deeper into ratemaking and other complex regulatory issues