Winter 2013 Class Descriptions
As of 4/17/2014 5:53:53 AM
Energy Law: Reg of Electricity
Energy Law: Regulation of Electricity
This course will focus on the regulation of electricity production and distribution in the United States. Students will examine the traditional economic regulation of electric utility monopolies and the more recent move to competitive markets in the industry. The course will also cover a number of the major sources of government regulation of environmental, land use, and public safety issues associated with the electricity industry. Students will examine recent trends to promote energy efficiency and clean energy in the United States. Throughout the course, students will learn about the complex interaction between federal and state laws governing the electricity industry.