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Unplugged: The Renewable Energy Speaker Series

May 31, 2013 Press Release

California’s energy system is experiencing an exciting and rapid transformation in response to the state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard goal of 33% renewable generation by 2020. As a result, energy companies, attorneys, consultants and environmental organizations are actively working with federal, state and local governments to find ways to design and develop renewable energy projects to meet that goal while still protecting the environment and the state’s natural resources. Berkeley Law Center for Law, Energy & the EnvironmentThe Environmental Law Institute and Farella Braun + Martel are sponsoring an on-going series of panel discussions to address the issues involved in this renewable energy transformation. These panels bring together expert speakers from diverse sectors to analyze the challenges and benefits involved in making renewable energy a reality.

 

Click here to view current and past program announcements.  To be added to the mailing list to receive future program announcements by email, please contact Margaret Poza at [email protected].

 

2013 Renewable Energy Speaker Series Steering Committee:

 

Jennifer Johnson

Dudek

 

Helen O'Shea

Natural Resources Defense Council

  

David Lazerwitz & David Ismay

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

  

Chandra Middleton

Environmental Law Institute

 

Michael Sintetos

Bureau of Land Management

 

Prof. Steven Weissman

UC Berkeley

 

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