2018 LEAD Series Conference #1: Policy Drivers of Renewables in Virginia: Legislative, Administrative, Regulatory

February 15, 2018


How do current legislation and regulations define the opportunity and the path forward for renewables in Virginia? How do these establish the parameters of business opportunities for renewables? What points of demand are created, stimulated, or suppressed? 


On April 26th, VA-REA will host its first Leadership in Energy Advancement and Development (LEAD) series forum of 2018 at McGuireWoods Consulting in Richmond, Virginia.


The one-day event will cover recent legislative and executive branch catalysts for renewable energy in Virginia, the current and future regulatory landscape for renewable energy in the Commonwealth, and how Virginia’s renewable energy industry can partner with localities to increase wind and solar adoption. Expert speakers will include Virginia business and government leaders discussing how these issues define the opportunity and the path forward for renewables in Virginia. 


Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018


Time: 10:00am – 2:30pm


Location: McGuireWoods Consulting, Richmond, Virginia. (800 E Canal St, Richmond, VA 23219)


Event Registration:  

  • Registration closed

Confirmed Speakers: 


Event Agenda:

  • Morning panel – Recent legislative and executive branch catalysts for renewables in Virginia (10:15 – 11:45 am)

    • Bill Murray, Vice President State and Electric Public Policy, Dominion Energy 

    • John Warren, Director, Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy (DMME)

    • William Reisinger, Counsel, GreeneHurlocker 

    • Will Cleveland, Staff Attorney, Southern Environmental Law Center

    • Cliona Robb, Partner, Christian & Barton LLP  (Moderator)


  • Lunch & keynote speaker – Virginia’s current and future regulatory landscape for renewable energy (12:00 – 1:00 pm)


      Angela Navarro, Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources, Office of Virginia Governor Northam


  • Afternoon panel – Putting the pieces together: How can Virginia’s renewable energy industry partner with localities to increase wind and solar adoption? (1 – 2:30 pm)


  • Strengthen professional connections and business opportunities by interacting with industry, utility, policy and financing leaders within the Virginia renewable energy market


Why you should attend:  By participating in this event, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Insight from renewable energy panelists discussing how Virginia’s legislative and regulatory environment can benefit businesses and communities across the Commonwealth;

  • Insight from keynote a speaker about the future of renewable energy development in Virginia;

  • Engage with leading renewable energy experts during two panel discussions and networking sessions;

  • Free lunch and morning refreshments.


Register here today!


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