Energy Networks and the Law
Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets
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supplies like fossil fuels and large hydro plants are increasingly located far from the area of demand has drastically changed the energy landscape. The need for new sources of energy supply can therefore be found all over the world.
This book investigates the challenges that face governments engaged in this renewal, particularly since in many cases these networks are, by necessity, international. The construction of new networks always involves the application of planning and environmental laws, and the complications these pose only increase as networks pass through the territory of several different countries. This book analyzes the evolution of this area from several angles, both geographical and legal.
The authors combine knowledge and expertise from a variety of sources and backgrounds to present an invaluable overview of the regulatory developments and perspectives that shape the legal frameworks in which governments develop these networks, and the way in which account must be taken of new sources of energy by law-makers.
Martha is the editor in chief of the series Energy & Law published by Intersentia (Antwerp), a member of the editorial board of the Dutch Journal of Energy Law and of the editorial committee of the Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law, the International Energy Law Review and the Renewable Energy Law and
Policy Review. She also holds the chair of the Dutch Association of Energy Lawyers. She teaches energy law at the University of Groningen and is the coordinator of the North Sea Energy Law Program.
Dr. Lila Barrera-Hernandez is an Adjunct Assistant Professor and member of the Natural Resources Research Group, Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Canada. She is also member of the Academic Advisor Group (AAG) of the International Bar Association, Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law (IBA-SEERIL). She has published numerous books and articles on a variety of topics ranging from energy security to indigenous participation and land tenure in Latin
America. She has over 12 years' experience in sustainable development practice. She has worked extensively in Latin America on environmental and energy development issues. Her experience covers a wide range of activities, including providing advice to governments on regulatory and institutional
strengthening, training of government officers on different aspects of environmental law and practice, and participating in the preparation of strategic environmental assessments and sustainable development plans.
Donald Zillman has been a tenured faculty member at Arizona State University from 1974-79, the University of Utah from 1979-90, and the University of Maine School of Law from 1991 to the present, where he is currently the President of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. He holds the Edward Godfrey Professorship at the Maine law school. His teaching and scholarship have concentrated on energy, environmental, and natural resources law and the constitutional governance of the military. At
the University of Utah, he received the Law School's Burlington Northern Outstanding Teacher Award. His research has produced ten books and over 50 scholarly articles including in the leading legal journals of the University of Texas, Georgetown University, George Washington University, the University
of North Carolina, and Notre Dame University.
Inigo del Guayo studied law (LLM: 1982-1987) at the University of Navarre, where he also got his PhD (1987-1991). He became Professor in Administrative Law in 1997, having previously held the position of Junior and Senior Lecturer. He teaches and researches in the field of Administrative Law, Public Economic Law, and Energy Law. He has published extensively in those areas. He enjoyed a British Academy Scholarship and has conducted research in several institutions in the EU and the