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Public Utilities Law, William T. Reisinger Nov 2014

Public Utilities Law, William T. Reisinger

University of Richmond Law Review

This article explains, at a high level, some of the major changes to electric regulation in Virginia in recent years. It also discusses how the General Assembly's new policies have affected retail electric rates and the development of new generation facilities, including renewable energy resources, in the Commonwealth since 1999.


An Open Access Distribution Tariff: Removing Barriers To Innovation On The Smart Grid, Joel B. Eisen Aug 2014

An Open Access Distribution Tariff: Removing Barriers To Innovation On The Smart Grid, Joel B. Eisen

Law Faculty Publications

This Article proposes that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) consider promulgating an Open Access Distribution Tariff (OADT) to open the nation's electric grid to new products and services at the consumer (distribution) level. Design of the OADT would be comparable to the Open Access Transmission Tariff that the FERC has used previously to open the nation's transmission wires. This Article argues that an OADT is necessary to create a smart electricity network that would be national, multimodal, and interactive. There is no smart electricity network at present, and there are numerous barriers to the development of open ...


Energy Versus Water: The Growing Role Of Water In Controlling Energy Decisions, Andrea West Wortzel Mar 2014

Energy Versus Water: The Growing Role Of Water In Controlling Energy Decisions, Andrea West Wortzel

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Developing Adaptive And Integrated Strategies For Managing The Electricity-Water Nexus, Benjamin K. Sovacool, Alex Gilbert Mar 2014

Developing Adaptive And Integrated Strategies For Managing The Electricity-Water Nexus, Benjamin K. Sovacool, Alex Gilbert

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Table Of Contents: Allen Chair Issue 2014 Mar 2014

Table Of Contents: Allen Chair Issue 2014

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Avoiding The Catch-22: Reforming The Renewable Fuel Standard To Protect Freshwater Resources And Promote Energy Independence, Leah Stiegler Mar 2014

Avoiding The Catch-22: Reforming The Renewable Fuel Standard To Protect Freshwater Resources And Promote Energy Independence, Leah Stiegler

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Curtailment First: Why Climate Change And The Energy Industry Suggest A New Allocation Paradigm Is Needed For Water Utilized In Hydraulic Fracturing, Victor Flatt, Heather Payne Mar 2014

Curtailment First: Why Climate Change And The Energy Industry Suggest A New Allocation Paradigm Is Needed For Water Utilized In Hydraulic Fracturing, Victor Flatt, Heather Payne

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Reconciling Energy And Food Security Law, Rhett B. Larson Mar 2014

Reconciling Energy And Food Security Law, Rhett B. Larson

University of Richmond Law Review

This article argues that making "water security" a more predominant policy aim can help reconcile and integrate energy security and food security. Water security is the condition of a nation and its citizens having reasonable physical and economic access to sufficient and sustainable water, combined with acceptable levels of water-related risks (e.g., drought, flood, and water-related plagues).


The Penumbra Of The United States’
 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Brazil’S Clean Companies Act And 
Implications For The Pharmaceutical
 Industry, Beverley Earle, Anita Cava Jan 2014

The Penumbra Of The United States’
 Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Brazil’S Clean Companies Act And 
Implications For The Pharmaceutical
 Industry, Beverley Earle, Anita Cava

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

No abstract provided.