Wind Law

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.124

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final December 16, 2015 8:30 am A-Z in 2.123


This class will provide an in-depth study of all aspects of wind law in Texas, as well as other states, including the history of wind energy, wind farm fundamentals, the major elements of the wind energy lease, conveyances and easements, severance of “wind rights,” government tax incentives, litigation, transmission issues, permitting and FAA requirements, the sale of wind energy, the impact of wind development on the environment and wildlife, and offshore wind projects. Course materials will include Smith, Wetsel, Diffen, and Powers, WIND LAW (LexisNexis Matthew Bender 2015 ed.), as well as other readings and materials posted on Canvas or distributed in class. Student grades will be based upon a final examination, as well as class attendance and participation.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Wind Law *
Smith, Wetsel, Diffen & Powers
Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender , edition: 2015
ISBN: 9781422482865


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