Washington, D.C.


Presentations and Papers

Moderator, "Show Me the Money!  Market Trends in Project Financing," NHA Annual Conference, April 2016.

Coordinator, NHA Hydropower Finance Summit, and Moderator "The Business Case for Hydro," October 2014.

Moderator, "Looking to 2020:  Is there a 'New Normal' in Relicensing in the U.S.?"  HydroVision 2014, July 2014.

Moderator, "Getting the Money:  How Developers are Financing New Hydro Projects," Renewable Energy World 2013, November 2013.

"Regulatory and Financing Challenges Faced by Small Hydro Developers," RETECH 2013, September 2013.

Moderator, "Project Finance Policy and Incentives," HydroVision 2013, July 2013.

Moderator, "Financing Project Development," NHA Annual Conference, April 2013.

Moderator, "Small Hydro Workshop," November 2010.

“Federal Regulatory Issues Affecting Development of Hydro in the Northeast,” Energy Business Council of New England, June 2009.

Moderator, “Update:  Renewable Portfolio Standards and Hydro,” NHA Annual Conference, May 2009.

“Hydro Project Opportunities:  Clean Renewable Energy Bonds,” EPRI Workshop, April 2009.

Moderator:  “The ABCs of Renewable Energy Incentive Programs,” HydroVision 2008, July 2008.

Moderator:  “Experiences in Getting and Using Incentives,” NHA Annual Conference, April 2008.

“Updates on FERC Regulatory Issues Affecting Hydro,” Midwest Hydro Users Group, Fall 2007 Meeting.

“Hydro Development Incentives:  Production Tax Credits and Clean Renewable Energy Bonds,” Waterpower XV, July 2007.

Moderator:  “Results and Experience with Production Incentives Provided in the Energy Policy Act of 2005,” NHA Annual Conference, March 2007.

“Developing a Response to Climate Change:  The Resources Available to Municipalities,” Municipal Lawyer, January/February 2007.

“Production Tax Credits and Clean Renewable Energy Bonds,” Midwest Hydro Users Group, Fall 2006 Meeting.

“Hydro Update,” American Public Power Association, Legal Seminar, October 2006.

“Hydropower – The Implications of the Energy Policy Act of 2005,” NOAA General Counsel, Annual Training Conference, May 2006.

“The Energy Policy Act of 2005:  What it Means for Municipalities,” Municipal Lawyer, January/February 2006.

“FERC’s New Integrated Hydropower Licensing Process,” APPA Legal Seminar, November 2005.

The Energy Policy Act of 2005,” National League of Cities, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Steering Committee Meeting – October 2005.

“Navigating through Federal Preemption, Liabilities and Unfunded Mandates – Federal Preemption in Energy Regulation,” National League of Cities, March 2004.

“Federal Preemption and Energy Regulation,” IMLA Annual Conference, October 2003.

Moderator:  “Reaching Consensus with Water Resources Stakeholders,” Waterpower XIII, July 2003.

Moderator:  “Dam Removal – They’ve Asked You To Remove Your Dam; What Do You Do?” Waterpower XII, July 2001.

“Electric Utility Restructuring:  An Overview of Federal and State Activities,” District Energy, Third Quarter 2000.

“Model Utility Ordinance: Gas and/or Electric Service Franchise,” IMLA Model Ordinance Service, 2000.

"Utility Deregulation:  Today and in The Future, Major Issues Caused by Utility (Electric & Gas) Restructuring,” IMLA Mid-Year Seminar, April 1999.

"Where Utility Deregulation is Today:  A Multi-State Review," IMLA Annual Conf., Nov. 1997.

"Strategic Energy Planning for Shopping Center Developers and Tenants:  The Impact of Restructuring," ICSC Law Conference, Oct. 1997.

"Natural Gas and Electric Power Issues -- Areas of Potential Exposure under Industry Restructuring," ICSC Law Conference Roundtable, Oct. 1997.

"Gas and Electric Utility Deregulation: What's In It For Local Governments?" IMLA Mid-Year Seminar, April 1997.

"Gas and Electric Deregulation:  What's In It For Cities As Consumers and Regulators," 1997 GA Municipal Assoc., May 1997.

"Energy Users:  The Energy Industry Restructuring," ICSC Law Conference, Roundtable, Oct. 1996.

"The Evolving Gas and Electric Power Industries: New Opportunities for Local Governments," IMLA, Sept. 1996.

"Local Governments as Utility Operators, Regulators and Energy Users:  A New Regulatory Scheme," IMLA, April 1996.

"Electric and Gas Municipal Franchises:  In An Age of Industry Restructuring," Municipal Lawyer, March/April 1996.

Moderator: "TQM and Ethics – Is There a Conflict," 1992 Annual National Meeting, American Inns of Court.