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College of Law

Climate and Renewable Energy Resources

Course Number: 6915
Professor: Sam Kalen
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: This course examines the legal and policy issues associated with the increased development of renewable energy resources.  Students will explore issues such as integration of renewables into the grid, transmission pricing and siting, the development of renewable portfolio standards, the use of RECs, as well as a host of other legal and policy incentives and barriers to the deployment of renewable energy resources. 

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Seminar
Written Assignments: Seminar Paper
Type of Exam: N/A
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Seminar Paper and Class Participation.
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