Natural resources, Land and water distribution, Electric grid
Sturm College of Law
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.
K.K. DuVivier & Robin Newmark, Converting Natural Resources into Electricity, Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Found. Special Inst. on Renewable Elec. Energy L., Dev., & Inv., Paper No. 2 Mineral L. Series Vol. 2013, No. 5 (2013).
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