2019 Continuing Legal Education Program

Changes in South Carolina’s Energy Landscape in the Year Ahead

November 8, 2019 • 8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business, Columbia, SC

This program is a professional education offering of the 

through the generous sponsorship of


Course Goal:  This course will explore the legal issues involved in South Carolina energy law. The recent passage of the SC Energy Freedom Act (Act) updates the groundbreaking 2014 Act 236 provisions and requires multiple electric regulatory proceedings to implement this sweeping new law.  This day-long continuing legal education program (CLE) will examine the Act, these regulatory dockets and other changes afoot in South Carolina’s energy landscape.  

Pending approval by the SC Commission on CLE, attendees will receive credit in SC for five continuing legal education hours, including one hour of Substance Abuse and Mental Health credit.

Course Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of the SC Energy Freedom Act and the interplay of the Act and the existing federal and state energy regulatory environment;
  • Provide information on the regulatory proceedings required under the Act;
  • Provide updates on the status of other energy-related legal matters.
  • Attendees will also have the opportunity to expand their professional network and meet individuals who will be a resource for future legal and regulatory development issues.