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Wind Regulation Roundtable

Wind-Regulation-Roundtable-Event-LogoTU Law presents the Wind Regulation Roundtable on Thursday, February 26, co-moderated by David Walters, former governor of Oklahoma, and Jason Aamodt (JD ’96), Assistant Dean of Online Legal Education, The University of Tulsa College of Law.

John Rogers Hall
3120 East Fourth Place
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104

Free and open to the public.
TU Law offers four hours of CLE credit for the legal community at no cost.

RSVP online
(Space is limited.)


Schedule

12:30 PM
Welcome
Janet Levit, Dean and Dean John Rogers Endowed Chair, TU College of Law

12:40 PM
Introduction to the Sustainable Energy and Resources Law Program at TU
Gary Allison, Professor of Law and Director, Sustainable Energy and Resources Law (SERL) program, TU Law

12:50 PM
Introduction to the Question of the Environmental Regulation of Wind Power
Jason Aamodt, Assistant Dean of Online Legal Education, TU Law

1:00 PM
Wind Development in Oklahoma
Kylah McNabb, Renewable Energy Specialist, Oklahoma Department of Commerce

1:15 PM
The Perspective on Regulation of an Independent Oklahoma Wind Developer
Jaime McAlpine, President, Chermac Energy Corporation

1:35 PM
Wind, Tax Credits, and the Citizen’s Perspective in Oklahoma
Rick Mosier, President and General Counsel, Robson Properties

2:00 PM
Analysis of Wind Power Regulation
Ben Hoen, Research Associate in the Electric Markets and Policy Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:20 PM
Research on Community Acceptance of Wind Power
Eric Lantz, Research Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2:40 PM
Break and half-note address:
The Bills Concerning Wind and the Environment Before the Oklahoma Legislature

Jeffrey Clark, Executive Director, The Wind Coalition

3:00 PM
Managing a Land Department for Wind Power in a Public Utility
India James (MJEL ’15), Exelon Wind and Solar Land Manager

3:25 PM
Managing Endangered Species Concerns and Wind Development
Mike Fuhr, State Director-Oklahoma, The Nature Conservancy

3:50 PM
The Local Siting and Zoning Regulation of Wind Power
Tom Stanton, Principal Researcher for Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency, National Regulatory Research Institute

4:15 PM
Tribal Interests Regarding the Development of Wind Power
Ken Bellmard, Attorney, Kennis M. Bellmard, PLLC

4:30 PM
Question and Answer

5:00 PM
Reception
Featuring a post-note address on wind regulation by Stuart Solomon, President and Chief Operating Officer, American Electric Power/Public Service Company of Oklahoma


RSVP online

Contact Jason Aamodt at 918-631-3051 or jason-aamodt@utulsa.edu for more information.