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270.7 sec. 1 - Renewable Energy and Other Alternative Fuels: Law, Policy and Promise (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Steven Weissman  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: TuTh 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 240

Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49898


This course explores the growing and dynamic field of renewable and alternative energy supplies. It reviews local, state, and federal laws and policies that promote (and impede) such sources, and considers emerging distributed generation models. Turning to technology-specific evaluations, it surveys the range of emerging technologies and looks in depth into some specific models of high potential or value, concluding with consideration of proposed strategies for reducing greenhouse gases.

Prerequisites:
All of those who enroll are expected to have completed Law 270.6 Energy Regulation and the Environment, or a comparable graduate course elsewhere on campus. Those wishing to join this class who have not taken one of these courses must demonstrate to the instructor sufficient knowledge of energy law and policy to participate productively in class discussions.

Exam Notes: TH
Course Category: Environmental Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Public Law and Policy

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