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0FacultyKronk, ElizabethDean College of Law, ProfessorClimate Change, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Indian Law, Property
0FacultyRuple, JohnProfessor (Research), Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the EnvironmentEnergy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Public Lands, Water Law
0FacultyKeiter, RobertDistinguished ProfessorAdministrative Law, Climate Change, Constitutional Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Public Lands

News and Events

New research on renewable energy by Davies garners media attention

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies appeared in several media outlets recently to discuss new research findings he published in in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Energy titled “Empirical evaluation of the stringency and design of renewable portfolio standards.” Indiana University’s Sanya Carley led a team of researchers including Nikolaos Zirogiannis, an assistant scientist at Indiana University, […]

States boost renewable energy and economic development when utilities adopt renewable standards

States that require utilities to increase renewable energy see expansion of renewable energy facilities and generation — including wind and other renewable sources, but especially solar — according to new research from Indiana University and two other institutions, including the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Indiana University’s Sanya Carley led a team […]

PURPA @ 40: Renewable Energy Law and Policy in the United States

  University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Level 6 On the 40th anniversary of PURPA—the nation’s most important renewable energy statute—we will critically explore the past, present, and future of renewable energy law and policy in the United States. Please join us to engage in a dialogue with the nation’s foremost experts. 5.5 […]

Reitze discusses SCOTUS hold on Clean Power Plan in RadioWest interview

On February 10, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Arnold Reitze was interviewed on KUER’s RadioWest about the U.S. Supreme Court’s hold on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. But, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has put the rules on hold, Rocky Mountain Power and state environmental regulators are left in limbo, since they’re already […]

Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture

Risk and Retroactivity in Energy and Environmental Law This talk begins with the U.S. regulatory response to Japan’s Fukushima disaster, considering the role of risk perception and regulatory structure in prompting U.S. efforts to integrate lessons learned.  The context spotlights particular features of retroactivity in nuclear power regulation, which are commonplace notwithstanding administrative law’s general […]

German Energy Blog Praises Davies Article on Feed-In Tariffs

The German Energy Blog praised an article co-authored by Professor Lincoln Davies and attorney Kirsten Allen that appeared recently in the West Virginia Law Review. The blog praised the article as a “must read for anyone looking more closely into feed-in tariff systems, or trying to improve them. Comparing and contrasting the regimes in Germany, […]

Energy Development on Utah’s BLM Lands

Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag Energy Development on Utah’s BLM Lands Juan Palma, Utah State Director, Bureau of Land Management S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 1 hour CLE, email communications@law.utah.edu Juan Palma is the Utah State Director for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  He provides leadership for the 23 million acres of […]

Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World

Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World This conference will address four aspects of electric power generation related to government efforts to reduce carbon emissions from this industry. The first panel will discuss the role of coal-fired electric power generation; the second panel will deal with the rapidly growing natural gas industry and the role […]

Renewable Energy Development and Finance: Market Drivers and Key Contractual Relationships

Stegner Center Green Bag Feb. 7th. S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 Program: Renewable Energy 101:  wind, solar, geothermal, biomass Key Drivers of Renewable Energy Federal Incentives State by State Renewable Portfolio Standards Other State Incentives Power Rates Fuel hedges Renewable Energy Project Development Milestones Contracts Renewable Energy Project Finance  Sean McBride, Vice President […]