UT Law School Slates 2008 Wind Energy Institute

Friday, February 1, 2008 - 01:00

The University of Texas School of Law has scheduled the 2008 version of its Wind Energy Institute.

The program will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 19 and 20 at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX. Sessions will run from 8:10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on day one and from 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. on day two.

Panelists will address topics such as: Wind in Texas 2008: The State of the Industry; Power Markets and Modal Pricing: How the New Rules will Change the Economics and Location of Wind Developments; Siting Issues: A Checklist of Environmental and Wildlife Issues Involved in Wind Projects; Niche Market Deals and Developments: Avoiding the Pitfalls; The Challenge of Turbine Acquisition; The Economics of Wind Development: Financial and Legal, Renewable Energy Credits and Credit Trading: What's Aheadat the State and Federal Level.

Among the speakers will be Ross Baldick, Professor, University of Texas Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Jamie Chapman, Texas Tech Wind Science and Engineering Research Center; Michael Nakhamkin, Energy Storage Power Corporation, and Edward W. Zaelke, Ivenergy LLC.

For information on CLE credits and program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register for the program, call (512) 475-6700 or visit www.utcle.org.