December 17, 2021

WATCH: When Offshore Wind Comes On Shore

To watch the one hour and fifteen minute presentation, click here.
  • August 13, 2018 - Walt Musial and Brent Rice joined Equinor to tour the world’s first floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland. (Photo by Brent Rice / NREL)
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U.S. offshore wind energy project installations are headed for the West Coast. Join our panel of experts to learn about the regulatory landscape facing offshore wind, including the interface between state and federal regulations. Learn about the available regulatory systems in place, and those that were created or should have been created, in offshore wind development on the East Coast.

Elon Hasson, renewable energy developer and Green Energy Institute advisory council member, will moderate a discussion among Elaine Albrich, Derek Green, and Jamil Nasir, all attorneys with extensive experience in state and federal energy regulatory matters.

Approved for 1.0 Oregon State Bar General CLE credit.

Elon Hasson, Green Energy Institute advisory council member and Lewis & Clark Law School alumnus from the class of 2001, formed Emerald Renewable Energy Developers in 2018. For the past decade, Elon has developed both wind and solar energy projects throughout the United States. For a full bio, click here

Elaine Albrich is a Davis Wright Tremaine partner in the Portland office. Elaine routinely appears before local jurisdictions and state agencies advocating for renewable energy development and other large-scale infrastructure development. She offers practical solutions for navigating complex situations involving use of land, impacts to natural resources and resource lands. For a complete bio, click here.

Derek Green is an energy and litigation attorney, also in Davis Wright Tremaine’s Portland office, who represents and counsels clients on regulatory compliance and commercial disputes. He has represented energy clients in contested matters before the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council, Oregon Public Utility Commission, and the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. For more, click here.

Jamil Nasir is a member of the Davis Wright Tremaine’s energy group in the D.C. office. He focuses on litigation before FERC and state regulators on energy markets, transmission, industry restructuring, and large renewables procurement. For more, see Jamil’s bio here.

Materials that may be of interest to you are linked below.
The Biden Administration’s Offshore Wind Policies: A Tale of Two Different Coasts? available here.
Biden Administration Executive Order 14008, available here.
California’s AB 525, available here
Oregon’s HB 3375, available here