The Future of the U.S. Renewable Energy Disputes: Decoding Recent Trends and Updates
The rise of renewable energy sources (RES) in recent years has brought significant changes in the energy sector. However, as renewable energy technologies continue to emerge, exposures to legal disputes also increase, putting companies at risk.
Given this backdrop, concerned practitioners must be in the know of the current and emerging developments to be able to devise strategies that would help them achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients.
Join leading NERA experts Julie M. Carey and Albert Bremser as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of renewable energy litigation and as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the current regulatory developments and recent court rulings in this field. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical strategies in bringing out the best in these lawsuits in a rapidly evolving legal climate.
Key topics include:
- Renewable Energy Market Trends
- Renewable Energy Regulation Dispute Issues
- Renewable International Trade Dispute Issues
- Litigations and Arbitrations Involving Renewable Energy Sector
- Regulatory & Litigation Trends to Watch for in Renewable Energy Sector
Julie M. Carey, Director
NERA Economic Consulting
Albert Bremser, Senior Consultant
NERA Economic Consulting
- Section 1: Renewable Energy Market Trends
- Section 2: Renewable Energy Regulation Dispute Issues
- Section 3: Renewable International Trade Dispute Issues
- Section 4: Litigations and Arbitrations Involving Renewable Energy Sector
- Section 5: Regulatory & Litigation Trends to Watch for in Renewable Energy Sector
Who Should Attend:
- Renewable Energy Lawyers
- Energy and Environmental Consultants
- Environmental Risk Managers
- Environmental Compliance Officers
- Top Level Executives from Energy Companies
Ms. Julie M. Carey is a Director and energy economist with NERA and an Adjunct Professor of Energy Economics at Georgetown University. She provides expert services within energy and transportation related commercial and regulatory disputes, including within international arbitrations. She has more than 20 years of experience addressing economic issues in oil and gas, power, coal, renewables, pipelines, and railroads sectors. Ms. Carey has substantial experience with economic damages (historical and future lost profit analyses) and conducts asset valuation analyses. She has assessed and measured economic damages and valuations in many dozens of cases involving claims of breach of contract, antitrust, class action and other types of disputes. Her experience is highly focused on the energy and transportation industries for which she also applies her deep industry expertise to the economic issues at the center of the dispute. She has provided expert reports or testimony on many dozens of occasions.
Ms. Julie M. Carey is a Director and energy economist with NERA and an Adjunct Professor of Energy Economics at …
Dr. Bremser has more than 20 years of experience providing expert services before energy regulatory agencies and within commercial disputes.
Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Bremser was at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the Office of Administrative Litigation as a member of FERC Trial Staff from 2015 to 2019. He participated in settlement and hearing proceedings regarding tariff rate and non-rate tariff issues involving crude oil and refined product pipelines, electric transmission, electric generation, and electric generator-based reactive power. On behalf of FERC Trial Staff, Dr. Bremser filed written testimony on numerous occasions, was offered for cross-examination at hearing three times, and has been deposed twice.
In the private sector, Dr. Bremser has worked on regulatory engagements involving crude oil and refined product pipelines, which included cost-of-service tariff rates, settlement tariff rates, and market-based rate applications. He has analyzed economic damages due to alleged breach of contract for merchant electricity generation, natural gas storage, and crude oil.
Dr. Bremser has taught finance courses at Virginia Tech. He has published articles in the Journal of Legal Economics.
Dr. Bremser has more than 20 years of experience providing expert services before energy regulatory agencies and within commercial disputes. …
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About NERA Economic Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting (www.nera.com) is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance, and quantitative principles to complex business and legal challenges. For half a century, NERA’s economists have been creating strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony, and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.