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Pepper Hamilton Higher Education 'In Brief' Series, 'Renewable Energy Trends and Opportunities for Colleges and Universities'

Speakers: Amy C. Foerster, Timothy B. Anderson and Marc D. Machlin

12:00-12:45 PM (ET) | 9:00-9:45 AM (PT)
Pepper Hamilton Higher Education 'In Brief' Series, 'Renewable Energy Trends and Opportunities for Colleges and Universities'

With a constantly evolving legal landscape, colleges, universities and independent schools encounter a vast spectrum of new topics on any given day. Pepper Hamilton's Higher Education Practice Group has created its "In Brief" webinar series to provide in-house counsel and school administrators with information that will help them identify and navigate issues relevant to these emerging matters. Drawing on our broad experience in the education sector and beyond, we will address a different timely and relevant topic in each session, allowing time for questions from participants.

Everyone has a role to play in protecting the environment. With students, faculty, staff and donors increasingly focused on these important issues, colleges and universities are striving to demonstrate a commitment to renewable energy and reducing their carbon footprint. 

Join us for this session as we discuss:

  • sustainability programs on campus and recent areas of activity
  • trends affecting solar projects installed on campus and in the surrounding area
  • factors affecting on-site cogeneration projects
  • effects of changes in tax laws
  • transaction structures typically used by colleges and universities for on-site renewable energy projects
  • opportunities available for third-party investment in energy-efficiency improvements on campus
  • real estate issues that arise in renewable projects.


  • Timothy B. Anderson, Partner, Pepper Hamilton 
  • Marc D. Machlin, Partner and Co-Chair, Energy Industry Group, Pepper Hamilton


  • Amy C. Foerster, Partner and Co-Chair, Higher Education Practice Group, Pepper Hamilton
Webinar Documents

Renewable Energy Trends and Opportunities for Colleges and Universities slides (.pdf)

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