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Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review to discuss future of residential renewable energy

Posted by on Thursday, January 26, 2012 in Energy, Events, News, Research.


The Future of Energy Law: Residential Renewable Energy By Whom?*

When: February 23, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Flynn Auditorium, Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN

First 50 in attendance receive a free boxed lunch from Jason’s Deli

Photo courtesy of Wayne National Park.


  • Professor Joel B. Eisen, University of Richmond School of Law
  • Reagan Farr, Vice-Chairman & COO, Silicon Ranch Corporation
  • Matthew Kisber, President & CEO,Silicon Ranch Corporation
  • Jim Purcell, Energy Services Manager, Nashville Electric Service
  • Stephen Smith, Executive Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

*Professor Eisen proposes a “solar utility” model in which companies dedicated to large-scale entry into the residential solar market provide solar panel systems at little or no cost to homeowners and — similar to cable and phone companies — are promoted by the federal government.

Co-Sponsors: Vanderbilt Environmental Law Program, the Environmental Law Society, and the Climate Change Research Network.

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