Keith Miller is a partner in the energy regulatory group of Stikeman Elliott LLP, with more than 30 years of experience involving matters under the authority of the Alberta Energy Regulator, the Alberta Utilities Commission, National Energy Board, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, the British Columbia Utilities Commission, the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office, and the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission.
He routinely appears as counsel in hearings involving matters such as the financial regulation of pipeline and electric utilities, and the construction, operation and environmental regulation of oil and gas, electric and non-energy facilities.
He has extensive experience with all aspects of the electric industry in Alberta, including the operation of the wholesale and retail markets, market rules, compliance and enforcement proceedings, Power Purchase Arrangement arbitrations, regulation of the transmission grid, and construction and operation of transmission and generation facilities. He represents the Independent System Operator in proceedings before the Alberta Utilities Commission.
He represents clients in regulatory appeal matters before the Alberta Court of Queens Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal.
He has authored and presented several papers for the Canadian Petroleum Law Foundation, including “The Implications of UNCLOS for Canada’s Regulatory Jurisdiction in the Offshore – the 200-Mile Limit and the Continental Shelf”, 30 Dalhousie L.J. 341 (2007), presented at the East Coast Research Seminar in St. John’s, Newfoundland.