Painting the Energy Industry Green: will current trends lead to substantive change in how the U.S. consumes energy or are the changes only skin deep?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC


The morning panel will cover the topic of energy efficient building and design and panelists will discuss smart growth and the ways in which urban planning impacts energy consumption, the evolution of LEED standards, the Federal Energy Star program, mandatory appliance and commercial equipment efficiency standards, and the status of federal, state, and local efforts to encourage/require green building and design. The second panel will focus on the challenges associated with greening the electricity grid. Panelists will discuss topics such as renewable/clean energy infrastructure development, the trade-off between reliability and variability, smart-grid technology, and metering.

Presented by the Energy Law Society and the Office of Career & Professional Development


WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

(4 credit hours) will be applied for as requested to different states.
CLE Accreditation - $ 220.00


For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or


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