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|| EBA PROGRAMS AND UPCOMING EVENTS|
|April 30, 2019
||Co-Sponsored Event: Midwest Energy Policy Series: Energy Infrastructure
||Kansas City, MO
|May 6, 2019
||2019 Charitable Foundation Annual Gala
|May 6-7, 2019
||2019 EBA Annual Meeting & Conference
|May 16, 2019
||FERC Practice in the D.C. Circuit – A view from the bench
|June 11, 2019
||2019 Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting
|June 12-13, 2019
||2019 EBA Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting
|June 19, 2019
||EBA Primer Series: Cost of Service Ratemaking
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VLS indentifies best practices to stop electric grid cyber attacks
Vermont Business Magazine
Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment today releases a new report, “Improving the Cybersecurity of the Electric Distribution Grid” that address the growing threat of a cyberattack on our nation’s electricity distribution grid. The report was commissioned by Protect Our Power, a non-profit organization focused on grid security. The report identifies barriers to addressing the growing risk and presents best practices to assist state electric utility commissions and their regulated utilities to increase investment in enhanced security.
Renewable energy in Spain: From the 'sun tax' to the promotion of collective self-consumption
A few weeks before the general elections, the Spanish Government a Royal Decree that regulates the new conditions for self-consumption of electricity, which encourage collective self-consumption and establishes a simplified mechanism for compensation of self-produced and unconsumed energy.
The tipping point in Trump's quest for energy dominance
Trump signed two executive orders to streamline and speed up the permitting of oil and gas pipelines, a move intended to weaken states’ rights and the ability of state governments to regulate major energy projects.
Judge: How can FERC know pipeline impacts unless it asks?
Critics of a plan to scale back federal climate analyses for pipelines had their day in court.
Three judges, all nominated by Democratic presidents, appeared skeptical of arguments by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that its assessments of climate impacts from natural gas consumption and production associated with the projects it authorizes are "generic" and "inherently speculative."
#EBA2019AM Pre-Conference Registration ends April 22!
Top 3 Reasons to Attend:
Pre-conference attendee list will be available online Monday, April 29th, so REGISTER NOW to make sure your colleagues can find you!
- Connect and collaborate with 500+ colleagues, including policy makers, regulators and energy insiders who specialize in your field
- Stay up-to-date on industry developments and need-to-know information that will increase the value you provide your clients and assist you in meeting current & future challenges
- Earn CLE credit (including approved ethics!) for topics relevant to YOU as this year's packed lineup offers something for every practice area!
Get in front of the competition: Deadline to Sponsor #EBA2019AM - 4/22/2019
The most successful businesses invest in building strong relationships. EBA provides opportunities for direct communication with regulators, policy makers, energy experts and of course fellow law firms and attorneys. You have until April 19th to build your brand by connecting with 500 attorneys, policy makers, regulators and energy professionals at our upcoming 2019 EBA Annual Meeting & Conference. The following opportunities include a conference registration and offer high visibility:
- WELCOME & REGISTRATION SPONSOR- $3,000
- LUNCHEON SPONSOR- $3,000
- COFFEE BREAK SPONSORS- $2,200
- TABLE-TOP EXHIBITORS- $1500
- CONFERENCE GUIDE ADVERTISERS- $500-$900
Become an EBA Volunteer and Expand Your Professional Network
One of the best ways to meet influential energy insiders and to become one yourself is through EBA committee and council volunteer opportunities. Increase your involvement in EBA and build relationships with professionals that can help you expand your practice or business. You are invited to join one or more committees for the 2019-2020 bar year. Just sign in to your MyEBA account. Once logged in, navigate to the "Edit/View Information" tab and scroll to the bottom of the page to select your committee choices or complete the Committee Sign-Up Form.
FERC Practice in the D.C. Circuit – A View from the Bench - May 16
D.C. Circuit Judges Laurence Silberman and Patricia Millett, along with FERC Solicitor Bob Solomon and seasoned appellate litigator Miguel Estrada will discuss how the Judges approach the court’s review of FERC cases and how those cases fit into modern debates about statutory interpretation and agency deference.
2019 Enforcers and Defenders Forum - June 12, 2019
Register now for June 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Defenders panel will address the development and implementation of internal compliance and monitoring programs designed to ensure compliance with regulatory and company standards, with a focus on internal detection techniques and mechanisms, and will include representatives from Calpine, the Intercontinental Exchange, and Tenaska.
The sky's the limit. Let EBA Career Center get you there!
Whether you're a recent graduate looking to break into the industry or a seasoned professional interested in taking that next step, the EBA Career Center Name is THE place that will help you further your career or get things started.
Manage your career with EBA’s Career Center:
Log on today: https://careers.eba-net.org.
- Search and apply to the best energy professional jobs at organizations that value your credentials!
- Upload your anonymous resume so employers can contact you, but you maintain control of your information and choose to whom you release your information.
- Receive an alert every time a job becomes available that matches your personal profile, skills, interests, and preferred location(s).
- Access career resources and job searching tips and tools.
Online Registration is open for Rocky Mountain Chapter Annual Meeting!
The Chapter is excited to host their upcoming Annual Meeting at the WY Public Service Commission on June 11, which will feature Representative Chris Hansen of the Colorado General Assembly as the luncheon keynote speaker. Industry experts will address the following regional topics, as well as feature an ethics panel:
- Wildfires and Electric Utilities: Concerns and Viewpoints from Various Interested Parties
- Legal and Legislative Developments Affecting Exploration and Production Activity in the Rockies
- Legal and Regulatory Changes Paving the Way for Blockchain in Energy
Need a detailed overview of the ratemaking process? - June 19-20, 2019
Don’t miss the NEW Primer: Cost of Service Ratemaking taking place June 19-20, 2019 in Baltimore, MD. Students will learn the cost-of-service process from start to finish in detail. Our faculty will provide you with a detailed overview of the ratemaking process, basic concepts and steps to the process. Register now to gain in-depth understanding on rate design and cost allocation, including functionalization and classification of costs, and will provide sufficient time for student discussion.
There is still time to sponsor! Deadline: 4/22
After a day of educational sessions, join us for an open bar reception, dinner and fun meeting colleagues and policy makers at the CFEBA's Annual Fundraising Gala, Empowering Education in Haiti on May 6, 2019, at the Renaissance Downtown DC Hotel.
CFEBA has the special opportunity to provide solar power for the high school, elementary and preschool in Durissy, Haiti, that lacks electricity and cooling. Upon completion, this project will provide lights and fans, which will allow the school day to be extended and enable students to take additional classes mandated for graduation. The efforts of educating these students will provide employment opportunity for them and provide a higher standard of living.
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