Energy Law and Regulation

Energy Law and Regulation

Course Number: LAW 689
Course Credits: 2
This course explores the legal and economic foundations for energy regulation, including administrative law and economic principles that drive that regulation. The course addresses how federal and state legal authority impacts energy businesses, and how jurisdictional authority is reflected in law and regulation. The course is heavily focused on the electricity industry and the elements and practice of electricity regulation, with detailed coverage of utility rate making. The course covers the ways in which renewable energy, energy efficiency, and equitable access to sustainable energy are integrated into electric utility regulation, planning, and rates. The course is intended to provide a foundation for lawyers interested in the practice of energy and regulatory law.
Energy Law