San Francisco Bar Seminar Explores Renewable Energy In California

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 01:00

On Thursday, April 28, the Bar Association of San Francisco has planned a brown bag luncheon, Renewable Energy: Are we there yet? It will run from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street in San Francisco.

Speakers Mike Levy, chief counsel of the California Energy Commission; Diane Fellman, director of Regulatory & Governmental Affairs, NRG West & Solar; and Jason Keyes, partner, Keyes & Fox, will cover the following topics to update attendees about renewable energy in California: the environmental constraints and challenges to siting renewable energy projects; conflicts between "big picture" government policy and the realities on the ground; whether the resource procurement practices of utilities help or hinder the achievement of the state's renewable resource goals; and what the regulatory agencies, such as the California Energy Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission, are doingto facilitate the achievement of the state's renewable resource goals.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

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