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On the Horizon: Solar Developments in Texas - Texas Legislative and Regulatory Preview

August 23, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Join Husch Blackwell and the Texas Renewable Energies Industries Alliance for the first in a series of webinars focused on the Texas solar industry. The first webinar will feature an in-depth look at Texas legislative and regulatory issues affecting solar development in the state. Our industry experts will preview the 2017 legislative session and provide insight into what’s happening with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT).


  • Preview of likely solar-related issues in the 2017 legislative session
  • Solar issues at the PUCT and ERCOT

Date and Time
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Noon - 1:00 p.m. CDT

Lacey Breeden, Attorney, Husch Blackwell
Cyrus Reed, Conservation Director of the Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter

Who Should Attend
Renewable developers; oil and gas companies; solar service providers; public officials; investment banks; private equity companies; environmental, general counsel and other development consultants; and service providers.

Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is pending approval for California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

Series Topics and Dates
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Expanding Solar: The role of energy storage and grid modernization in facilitating solar development

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Surface Interests: Easements, leases, the accommodation doctrine, and collocating with oil and gas

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Environmental Landscape: Permitting, ESA, and shortening the development timeline

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Buy-In: Solar development M&A, finance, and the investor tax credit

Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.

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