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Guarini Center welcomes new Energy Law & Policy Fellow Augusta Wilson

The Guarini Center is delighted to appoint Augusta Wilson as the Center’s new “Energy Law & Policy Fellow.” Augusta joins the Center from the Clean Air Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she did litigation and policy work on a number of sustainable energy issues, including hydraulic fracturing and the Clean Power Plan.  Augusta was also […]

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SCOTUS Blog – Guarini Center Analysis of EPSA Ruling

SCOTUS Blog notes that the Guarini Center’s Matthew Christiansen suggests that, although “the decision is, first and foremost, a significant victory for the FERC and its efforts to support demand response, it also goes a long way toward clarifying the legal regime governing the FERC’s exercise of its jurisdiction more generally.” Read full article here.

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Urban Green: “Lessons from Afar: Labels and Locals”

“We in New York City like to think we’re the best,” began Urban Green Chief Program Officer Cecil Scheib in his opening remarks at last week’s panel discussion, Lessons from Afar: Europe’s Approach to Energy Policy, an event co-presented by Urban Green Council, NYU School of Law and the Sabin Center on Climate Change Law […]

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Former International Environmental Law Clinic Student Contributes to Trailblazing Research on Fisheries

Fish Story: Analysts See Nations’ Misuse of “Rational Use” When It Comes to Fishing Rights The term “rational use,” as applied to fishing rights in Antarctic waters, has been misused by certain countries, an analysis by a team of researchers has concluded. Its work, which comes ahead of the 34th international convention where these matters […]

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US News: “Power Progress at the Court”

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear a little-noticed case that could have big implications for the future of the American electricity system. Electric Power Supply Association v. Federal Energy Regulation Commission is part of a campaign by the power industry to stifle innovations that could foster a leaner, more efficient electricity system. Read Power […]

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NYU Law: Making the Switch: The Guarini Center Works to Bring Solar Microgrids to Small Island Nations

On October 1, the Guarini Center lead “Cleaner, Resilient Power for Island States,” a workshop featuring keynote speaker Lyndon Rive, CEO and cofounder of SolarCity, a leading provider of solar power that sponsored the workshop. This workshop examined how recent advances in microgrid technology and services may foster new opportunities to build cost effective clean […]

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Guarini Center Welcomes Matthew Christiansen

Guarini Center welcomes new energy law fellow Matthew Christiansen. Matt brings a wealth of hands-on experience navigating some of the most complicated and important questions in energy law today. Prior to joining the Guarini Center Matt was a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen F. Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals and the Hon. […]