Three Essentials of the Electric Grid - Module C: Legal Essentials
About This Class
This course sets out, in three linked modules, the fundamental knowledge that professionals should have for working in the closely intertwined fields of energy and the environment. Students may take one, two, or three modules for one credit each.
MODULE C: LEGAL ESSENTIALS ENV5512 This module explores the expanding field of renewable energy development. It reviews local, state and federal laws and policies that promote (and impede) such sources. Aside from the environmental and climate implications, there is nothing less at stake in the push for renewable energy than the very nature of our existing energy institutions. This module offers a brief look at various alternative mechanisms for delivery energy services including emerging models for relying on distributed generation.