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|| EBA PROGRAMS AND UPCOMING EVENTS|
|March 19, 2019
||M&A and Joint ventures in the Oil and Gas Industry
|March 26, 2019
||2019 Southern Chapter Spring Conference
||Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA
|April 11, 2019
||EBA Book Club: The Grid: Biography of an American Technology
|May 6, 2019
||2019 Charitable Foundation Annual Gala
|May 6-7, 2019
||2019 EBA Annual Meeting & Conference
|June 11, 2019
||2019 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting
|June 12-13, 2019
||2019 EBA Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting
|June 19, 2019
||EBA Primer Series: Cost of Service Ratemaking
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The concept of creating a 100 percent clean electricity system only recently went from being fringe to mainstream. Now, the state of Illinois wants to up the ante.
California passed legislation to achieve 100 percent clean electricity by 2045, and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order calling for 100 percent clean energy by 2050.
Since it separated from the United Kingdom in 1921, the Republic of Ireland has remained closely tied to its neighbor. The connections have run the gamut, from culture to economy to energy.
As tech companies and other large energy consumers are increasingly focusing on shifting toward a cleaner power supply, they face a choice to work with utilities or directly with developers.
Microsoft announced a deal with developer Invenergy for a new 74 MW solar project in North Carolina. The company has been aggressively investing in renewable energy to power 60% of its data centers with renewable energy by early 2020.
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler claimed Monday that U.S. fossil fuels were "cleaner" than those from other countries, encouraging foreign customers to buy American oil, coal and natural gas.
He said domestic environmental laws on energy production were tougher than other countries, attempting to marry increasing awareness around climate change with the Trump administration's ambitions to expand U.S. energy exports.
Just confirmed: FERC Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the upcoming EBA Annual Meeting & Conference May 6 and 7 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC.
#EBA2019AM registration is now open so be sure to take advantage of the early bird discount which ends April 8. If you want to stay on top of the key issues and trends impacting the energy industry and develop relationships with key insiders impacting energy law, then register now!
The 2019 Annual Meeting highlights include:
EBA has reserved a room block at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel. Make reservations while they last, build relationships that will last a lifetime, and join us for this great event.
- The Honorable Kevin J. McIntyre General Session: The Climate Imperative: What Should We (as Lawyers) Do Now?
- 12 policy discussions that include trending topics such as: pipeline security, electric transmission investment and Order 890, RTO Governance and LNG exports
- 10-14 hours of MCLE credit, and an additional 1.5 hours of ethics credit
- Presentation of the Jason F. Leif Chapter Service Award
- The Charitable Foundation of EBA Gala on May 6 to help provide solar power to primary school in Haiti.
|Welcome to New EBA Members and Congratulations to EBA Ambassadors
EBA wants to extend a warm welcome to new members who joined in February:
Marion Anna Aaron, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Abbe Adams, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Vanessa Baldwin, California Public Utilities Commission
Elena Aleks Bolonina, South Texas College of Law Houston
Colette Breshears, Genscape, Inc.
Wesley Clark, Santa Clara Law
Wesley E. Davis, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, LSU
Jeffery A. Earl, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP
Matthew Lynn Gibson, South Texas College of Law Houston
Sharon Hanson, Edward Davis, LLC
Maris Jager, Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLP
Tamar Katamadze, Fordham University
Chistofer C. Nolan, California Public Utilities Commission
Honorable Catherine J.K. Sandoval,Santa Clara University School of Law
Howard Schneider, Charles River Associates
Mitchell Shapson, California Public Utilities Commission
Benjamin Sloan, Organization of MISO States
Alan Topalian, Massachusetts DPU
Irina Tsveklova, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Yoshihisa Watanabe, Diamond Generating Corporation
Petur S. Williams, Williams Family Companies
EBA also extends congratulations to its EBA Ambassadors for February:
You don't want to miss the upcoming luncheon Energizer event titled, M&A and Joint Ventures in the Oil and Gas Industry on March 19, 2019 at the Houston offices of Jones Day. Network will colleagues over lunch while a panel of oil and gas practitioners discuss recent developments in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures in the oil and gas industry.
The EBA Southern Chapter along with the Southeastern Energy Society (SEES) will host their Spring Conference on March 26, 2019 at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP in the firm's Atlanta office and Hunton, Andrews and Kurth, LLP in the firm's Richmond office. They will be connected by video conference. Registration includes lunch provided by our generous hosts. Topics to be addressed include: Cyber Security and the Regulatory Framework and Electric Policy in Puerto Rico. Learn more and Register!
This new on-demand program includes a presentation by NERC and a legal round table discussion with counsel from NERC, Exelon Corporation, and Morgan Lewis on challenges posed by the new Cyber Security Supply Chain Risk Management Standard. Panelists will explain the rule, the Reliability Standard requirements, implementation timelines for the standard, and discuss ways entities should be preparing for implementation. This is a 2 hour video program. Replay the discussion via EBA’s On-Demand Programs.
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- Labor, Employment and Litigation Counsel, Boston, MA
- Assistant General Counsel, Middletown, DE
- Senior Counsel, Audubon, PA
- FERC Attorney, Washington, DC
- Associate, Products, Environmental & Mass Tort, Raleigh, NC
- Assistant General Counsel, Chicago, IL
- Assistant Corporate Counsel, Chicago, IL
- Telecommunications Associate, Seattle, WA
- Energy Bar Association/CFEBA (Assistance with CFEBA Gala)
Proceeds from this year’s CFEBA Gala on May 6 will help provide solar power for lights and fans for all the classrooms in the high school, elementary school and the pre-school in Durissy, Haiti.
This project will address environmentally sustainable energy needs for temperature control, extended quality light, a future computer lab and funding a library for the school and community. Tickets are $250 Private/$150 Government/Solo Practitioner and include a contribution to the project, as well as a cocktail reception and dinner. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
For more details: https://www.eba-net.org/events/2019-CFEBA-Gala/
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