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Converting Natural Resources into Electricity

Prepared for: Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Renewable Electric Energy Law, Development, and Investment; Nov. 7-8, 2013; Las Vegas, NV

22 Pages Posted: 6 Nov 2013  

K.K. DuVivier

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Date Written: November 4, 2013

Abstract

This paper provides the groundwork for understanding the conversion of natural resources, such as wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal, into electric energy. It includes a summary of the current technologies and latest statistics on their distribution among states and on land and water. It also provides an introduction to some of the legal issues related to their deployment and interconnection with the electric grid.

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DuVivier, K.K., Converting Natural Resources into Electricity (November 4, 2013). Prepared for: Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Renewable Electric Energy Law, Development, and Investment; Nov. 7-8, 2013; Las Vegas, NV . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2349748

K.K. DuVivier (Contact Author)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

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