Texas Wind Law

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LexisNexis, May 17, 2019 - Law - 496 pages
The latest comprehensive review of wind law.
Wind law is a burgeoning area of energy law as the U.S., and especially Texas, tries to diversify sources of alternative energy. With so much happening so quickly, this timely volume of laws, regulations and rulings is valuable to all attorneys involved in energy law. Whether you represent an energy company, municipality, state or federal agency, or a party wishing to lease out a property for a wind farm, you'll want to turn here first.

Texas is big. But this publication covers more.
From litigation over the location of wind farms to drafting the right documents, to federal, state and local government incentives (including tax credits), here are the topics you need to know, including:
• Major elements of the wind energy lease
• Conveyance
• Severance of wind rights
• Litigation, permitting and legislative efforts
• Transmission issues
• Energy purchase agreements
• Offshore leasing
• Compliance with ERCOT protocols, Texas Public Utility Commission regulations and all other relevant laws and regulations

The newest kind of farm in America deserves your attention!
Now's the time to get up to speed, whether you represent developers, property owners or others. Regardless of the jurisdiction within which a wind issue arises, you can depend on this publication for the facts, figures and forms, plus up-to-date analysis of issues by experts on every aspect of wind law.
 

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Contents

WIND ENERGY IN THE UNITED STATES
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MAJOR ELEMENTS OF THE WIND ENERGY LEASE
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CONVEYANCES LEASES AND EASEMENTS
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SEVERANCE OF WIND RIGHTS
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GOVERNMENT TAX INCENTIVES AND MANDATES
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LITIGATION
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TRANSMISSION ISSUES
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SALE OF WIND ENERGY
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OFFSHORE WIND
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1 Atlantic States
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ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES PERMITTING AND LITIGATION
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APPENDICES
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