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ELP Colloquium Series featuring Attorney Scott HemplingMarch 5, 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Manoa Campus, Law School, Classroom 2
Scott Hempling has taught the law of public utilities to a generation of regulators and practitioners. As an attorney, he has assisted clients from all industry sectors—regulators, utilities, consumer interests, independent competitors and environmental organizations. He has also appeared as a seminar presenter domestically and internationally and has testified as an expert witness, before various state commissions and legislatures and before committees of the U.S. Congress. His articles have appeared in The Electricity Journal, Public Utilities Fortnightly, ElectricityPolicy.com and other professional publications, covering such topics as mergers and acquisitions, the introduction of competition into formerly monopolistic markets, corporate restructuring, ratemaking, utility investments in nonutility businesses, transmission planning, renewable energy and state-federal jurisdictional issues. From 2006 to 2011, he was the Executive Director of the National Regulatory Research Institute.
Hempling is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches a course on public utility law. His book of essays, Preside or Lead? The Attributes and Actions of Effective Regulators, was published in 2010. His treatise, Public Utility Performance: Legal Principles and Modern Applications, will be published by the ABA in Fall 2013. Hempling received a B.A. cum laude in (1) Economics and Political Science and (2) Music from Yale University, where he was awarded a Continental Grain Fellowship and a Patterson research grant. He received a J.D. magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was the recipient of an American Jurisprudence award for Constitutional Law. More detail is available at www.scotthemplinglaw.com.
Scott Hempling will discuss two topics. The first topic, "Renewable Energy: Can We Integrate Five Good Ideas Into a Single Coherent Policy?" will discuss how the nation (and Hawaiʻi) has four distinct policies: the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, net metering, renewable portfolio standards and feed-in tariffs. These programs, along with energy efficiency efforts, carry out multiple praiseworthy objectives. But their overlaps and conflicts make for confusion, inefficiency, and difficulties in measuring effectiveness. The second topic, "Preside or Lead? The Attributes and Actions of Effective Regulators," will offer examples of successful and unsuccessful utility regulation, with a focus on how personality and politics can enhance or undermine the public interest.
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