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|| EBA PROGRAMS AND UPCOMING EVENTS|
|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
|May 16, 2019
||FERC Practice in the D.C. Circuit – A view from the bench
|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
For a full listing of EBA events, go to www.eba-net.org/events. Follow EBA on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Colorado drillers face tougher rules under energy-law revamp
Colorado’s legislature passed a sweeping overhaul of the state’s oil and natural gas laws, giving local governments more power to regulate drilling in one of the nation’s top crude-producing regions.
Indiana GOP advances coal rescue bill that would pause utility plant builds
An Indiana House committee advanced a bill that would pause utility procurement of new generation resources in a bid to save aging, expensive coal power plants slated to retire in the state.
Energy equity: Bringing solar power to low-income communities
Millions of Americans lack access to solar energy because they cannot afford the steep upfront costs. Now, more than a dozen states are adopting “community solar” programs that are bringing solar power and lower energy bills to low-income households from New York to California.
Floating solar offers unique bargains – US utilities are missing out
Siting photovoltaics on water is proving reliable worldwide and the PVs could meet almost 10% of U.S. electricity needs at market-competitive costs, according to NREL.
FREE EVENT: EBA Book Club meeting on April 11
On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Energy Bar Association Book Club will meet to discuss The Grid: Biography of an American Technology by Julie A. Cohn.
A brief networking event will precede the discussion. All are welcome – even if you have not read the book.
Build Relationships, build your brand at the #EBA2019AM
The most successful businesses invest in building strong relationships. EBA provides opportunities for direct communication with regulators, policy makers, energy experts and of course fellow law firms and attorneys. You have until April 19th to build your brand by connecting with 500 attorneys, policy makers, regulators and energy professionals at our upcoming 2019 EBA Annual Meeting & Conference.
The following opportunities include a conference registration and offer high visibility:
- WELCOME & REGISTRATION SPONSOR- $3,000
- LUNCHEON SPONSOR- $3,000
- COFFEE BREAK SPONSORS- $2,200
- TABLE-TOP EXHIBITORS- $1500
- CONFERENCE GUIDE ADVERTISERS- $500-$900
Connect with policy makers, regulators and key players in the industry at #EBA2019AM!
Don't miss the chance to connect with speakers, share ideas with colleagues, join important discussions and gain insight on the latest topics in the energy industry on May 6-7 at the EBA Annual Meeting & Conference.
FERC Practice in the D.C. Circuit – A View from the Bench - May 16
Join the FERC Practice Committee on May 16, 2019 in Washington, DC for an afternoon program. D.C. Circuit Judges Laurence Silberman and Patricia Millett, along with FERC Solicitor Bob Solomon and seasoned appellate litigator Miguel Estrada will discuss how the Judges approach the court’s review of FERC cases and how those cases fit into modern debates about statutory interpretation and agency deference.
Register now for 2019 Enforcers and Defenders Forum - June 12, 2019
Register now for June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Defenders panel will address the development and implementation of internal compliance and monitoring programs designed to ensure compliance with regulatory and company standards, with a focus on internal detection techniques and mechanisms, and will include representatives from Calpine, the Intercontinental Exchange, and Tenaska.
EBA Wants You! Our Call for Volunteers for 2019-2020
Volunteers are the fuel that power associations. The EBA offers a variety of ways for our members to get involved, from short-term volunteer projects to committee, council, and board service. With every new volunteer, EBA grows more energized, more diverse and inclusive, and better equipped to reach our common goals. We encourage you to deepen your engagement with EBA and your association peers. Volunteer today!
EBA Launches New Career Center!
EBA is excited to share the new EBA Career Center - the premier resource to connect career opportunities with highly qualified energy law talent! The Career Center is designed to provide you with a better overall experience through a modern design and an intuitive interface. Many other resources are included with the new design that we hope will make a significant difference for our members as they navigate their career paths.
Current postings include:
M&A & CORPORATE TRANSACTIONS ASSOCIATE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND SENIOR FELLOW
ENERGY RESEARCH ANALYST
Log on to view all job opportunities: https://careers.eba-net.org.
Save the date and join Rocky Mountain Chapter Cheyenne, WY – June 11!
The Chapter is excited to host their upcoming Annual Meeting at the WY Public Service Commission on June 11, which will feature Representative Chris Hansen of the Colorado General Assembly as the luncheon keynote speaker. Topics include wildfires, oil & gas, blockchain and will feature an ethics panel. Please mark the date on your calendar and watch your email for the program schedule and registration information.
Don't miss the NEW Primer: Cost of Service Ratemaking - June 19-20, 2019
Don’t miss the NEW Primer: Cost of Service Ratemaking taking place June 19-20, 2019 in Baltimore, MD. Students will learn the cost-of-service process from start to finish in detail. Our faculty will provide you with a detailed overview of the ratemaking process, basic concepts and steps to the process. Register now to gain in-depth understanding on rate design and cost allocation, including functionalization and classification of costs, and will provide sufficient time for student discussion.
Energy is power and power is DEVELOPMENT
CFEBA would like your help is providing solar power for all the classrooms in the high school, elementary and preschool in Durissy, Haiti, which is educating 427 students in an area of total illiteracy.
Together we can improve lives worldwide with affordable and environmentally sustainable energy. Purchase tickets to this year’s CFEBA Gala on May 6 to help support this project or consider making a contribution to the CFEBA.
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.
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