Earth, Wind, and Solar: What Are Renewable Energy Rights?

November 2, 2023 | Insights

In an article contributed to Texas Bar Journal, Jackson Walker partners Peter E. Hosey and Reagan M. Marble shared insight regarding real property rights, recent case law, what Texas lawmakers and courts have done to impact renewable energy.

In the article, they note:

“For more than a century, fossil fuels have powered the world, fueled by oil and gas production in states like Texas. More recently, pressure to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy has increased. As wind and solar energy production becomes an integral part of our power grid, defining the status of wind and solar becomes important to create certainty.”

To read the article, view the November 2023 edition of Texas Bar Journal.

Peter E HoseyMeet Peter

Peter advises clients concerning all aspects of exploration, production, transportation, processing, sale and marketing of oil and gas and other natural resources. He is a frequent lecturer around the State of Texas at various CLE sponsored events concerning oil and gas issues, land titles, title insurance and other real estate-related topics. Peter is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has served on the Joint Editorial Board for the Texas Title Examination Standards since 1998. He is an adjunct professor of St. Mary’s University School of Law and is Chair of the Board of Visitors and President of the St. Mary’s Law Foundation. He is a past Chair of the State Bar of Texas – Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section and former President of the San Antonio Bar Association Natural Resources Committee.

Reagan MarbleMeet Reagan

Reagan represents large land and mineral owners, high net worth families, and investors in complex conventional and renewable energy litigation and transactions throughout Texas and New Mexico. His extensive experience in the field ranges from achieving summary dismissal of multimillion-dollar title disputes in the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin to favorably resolving renewable energy contract disputes along the Gulf Coast. Reagan serves on the boards of the Young Professionals in Energy – San Antonio and the Landman and Lawyers Clays Shoot. He is also a past-board member of the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) and remains active in his family’s multigenerational cattle business.

In This Story

Peter E. Hosey
Partner, San Antonio

Reagan M. Marble
Partner, San Antonio