Resources

Michelle is a frequent speaker, author, event producer and the Executive Director of the Arizona Energy Consortium. Below are some of her contributions.

  • Speaker, “Developing Energy Projects and Securing Appurtenances in the Navajo Nation, Handling Key Matters Associated with Development and Operation, and Common Misconceptions,” 2021 Navajo Nation Law Hybrid CLE Conference, October 15, 2021
  • Speaker, “Environmental Considerations for Development of Renewable Energy Projects: Site Selection, Due Diligence, Permitting and Siting Constraints and Opportunities,” Arizona Association of Environmental Professionals (AZAEP), September 28, 2021
  • Speaker, “Environmental Issues Impacting Utility Scale Renewable Energy Projects,” Construction Law Section, 2021 Arizona State Bar Convention, June 18, 2021
  • Speaker, “Energy Law Update,” Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section, 2021 Arizona State Bar Convention, June 16, 2021
  • Speaker, “The Changing Landscape of Energy Regulations and Generation,” Southern Arizona Energy Management Society, April 28, 2021
  • Guest University Lecturer, “Phase I Environmental Site Assessments,” Arizona State University Master of Real Estate Development course, March 23, 2021
  • Speaker, “Smart City Infrastructure: Boots on the Ground,” National DataCenter and Smart City Infrastructure Summit, October 20, 2020
  • Speaker, “Federal Energy Outlook, DOE and EPA: Issues at the intersection of federal policy support for fossil fuel industries vs local, state, regional, Tribal, and customer desires for more clean energy,” Electric Power in the Southwest, August 17, 2020
  • Speaker, “What’s That Smell: An Update on Odor Science and Litigation,” Geosyntec Compliance Camp Webinar Series, August 6, 2020
  • Author, “Conducting environmental due diligence in real property transactions during COVID-19 restrictions,” April 9, 2020
  • Author, New Order May Increase Interest in Renewable Energy Projects in Arizona, ABA Journal of Real Estate, Condemnation, and Trust Litigation Winter 2020, January 29, 2020
  • Quoted, “Will APS Face Retail Competition in Arizona? Regulators Issues Diverging Proposals,” Utility Dive, February 12, 2020
  • Quoted, “Bye to Bad Habits: Lawyers Share Resolutions For 2020,” Law360, January 24, 2020
  • Author, “ACC Order Requiring Minimum 18-Year Term for Contracts with Qualifying Facilities May Increase Interest in Renewable Energy Projects in Arizona,” Fennemore Craig Client Alert, January 24, 2020
  • Author, “Winds of Change,” AZBusiness, November/December 2019
  • Author, “Shedding Some Light,” AZBusiness, May/June 2019
  • Speaker, “Update on RCRA,” Southern Arizona Environmental Management Society RCRA Reloaded Seminar, May 9, 2019
  • Panelist, “Innovations in Power: Solar, Hydro, Wind, Microgrids, Fuel Cells, On site Power Gen,” Greater Phoenix Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit, February 28, 2019
  • Quoted, “U.S. Expected to Export More Energy by 2020,” Chamber Business News, February 14, 2019
  • Speaker, “Developments Impacting the Regional Southwest Energy Market,” Southwest Energy Conference, September 2018
  • Speaker, “Customer Perspective: Changing Customer Loads,” 2nd Annual Southwest Energy Conference, September 2018
  • Co-author, “The Energy-Water Nexus – How Policymaking is Shaping Generation and Usage Profiles in the Regional Southwest,” Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Summer 2018
  • Co-author, “Farm Air Quality Reporting Requirements Becoming Less Murky Under Recent Regulatory Developments,” Maricopa Lawyer Newsletter, May 2018
  • Panelist, Water Law & Policy Conference, Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy at the University of Arizona, December 1, 2017
  • Panelist, “Southwest Data Center Market 360: A Big Picture Overview, and Making Sense of Recent M&A Activity, the Ins-and-Outs of Deals and What it Means for the Industry,” 6th Annual Southwest Data Center Summit, November 2, 2017
  • Co-author, “A Bright Future for Renewable Energy,” Green Living AZ Magazine, July 11, 2017
  • Quoted, “Power Position,” AZ Business, May-June 2017
  • Co-author, “Reach of EPA Farm Reporting Rule Expanded With Recent Circuit Court Ruling,” Fennemore Craig Update, April 18, 2017
  • Panelist, “Politics of Water & Energy Sustainability in Arizona,” ASU Spirit of Service Scholars Seminar, March 25, 2017
  • Moderator, “Innovations in Energy Delivery, Cost per kWh and the Impact of Public Sector Incentives on Site Selection: How Two Types of ‘Powers’; are Coming Together to Influence the Data Center Industry,” Fifth Annual Southwest Data Center Summit, November 2016
  • Panelist, AZBusiness HEAT Forum, October 5, 2016
  • Quoted, “Solar Goes Big With Arizona Land Purchases,” AZBigMedia, August 4, 2016
  • Quoted, “Sunny Days for Land Owners,” AZRE Magazine, July 2016
  • Quoted, “Why Isn’t Arizona Leading in Solar Energy?” AZBigMedia, May 12, 2016
  • Speaker, “Regional Innovation in Arizona,” 2015 Energy Exchange Conference, August 2015