Thursday, October 21, 2010

Renewable Energy and Transmission Expert Ronald L. Lehr to Speak at Sturm College of Law on Oct. 27

Ronald L. Lehr, an expert on renewable energy and transmission policy, will speak about "Renewables and Transmission" from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in room 190 on Oct. 27 at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Mr. Lehr, who served for seven years from 1984-1991 as Chairman and Commissioner of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, practices law and consults about energy regulation and business matters. Among his current assignments include work for the American Wind Energy Association on public policy and transmission issues for wind energy, the Interwest Energy Alliance on market development for large scale renewable energy in a six state western region, and Western Grid Group on western grid level system and transmission planning.

He also works for private firms on renewable energy policies and commercialization strategies. He has appeared as an expert witness, sponsoring testimony in administrative venues on utility planning and mergers, and in anti-trust, employment, and government claim litigation.

The event is being sponsored by the Land Use Law Society.

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