November 3, 2014 – Reforming New York’s Energy Vision: Implications for Wholesale Electricity Markets

Sponsored by Latham & Watkins LLP On November 3rd, the Guarini Center held an event titled, Reforming New York’s Energy Vision: Implications for Wholesale Electricity Markets at NYU Law. The event addressed the New York Public Service Commission’s “Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)” initiative to reform New York’s electric energy industry and regulatory practices to promote greater […]

January 27, 2015-American Gas Exports: Regulation, Finance, & International Trade

On January 27, 2015 the NYU Environmental Law Journal and NYU Environmental Law Society in conjunction with Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law Invite You to a Discussion on American Gas Exports: Regulation, Finance, & International Trade To register please click here Tuesday, January 27, 2015 8:00am – 2:30pm NYU School of Law Lipton Hall, […]

“Will States Take Over Demand Response Markets?”

How will demand response (“DR”) be compensated in wholesale energy markets under NY’s Reforming the Energy Vision (“REV”) initiative in the wake of the DC Circuit Court’s decision vacating Order 745, and how will the bulk system respond to cuts in peak demand with the growth of distributed energy generation (“DEG”)? Click here to view the […]

Job Posting: Full-time Legal Fellow 2015-16

Energy Law and Policy Fellowship The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law seeks to hire a full-time Legal Fellow to conduct policy-relevant research, writing and outreach related to innovation in sustainable electric utility regulation. The Guarini Center, housed at NYU School of Law, is an academic research center that advances energy and […]

EDF Energy Exchange: “New York Draws Lessons on Utility Regulation from Across the Pond”

As New York scales up its “Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)” activities, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has published a new Energy Exchange blog on lessons New York energy regulators can take from their British counterparts, who have introduced the RIIO model in recent years. EDF’s blog cites the recent Guarini Center roundtable discussion on this […]

A primer on utility regulation in the United Kingdom

Author: Benjamin Mandel In advance of a roundtable discussion on the U.K.’s RIIO (“Revenue = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs”) model for sustainable utility regulation, to be convened by the Guarini Center on November 18, 2014, the Center has prepared an issue brief to orient an American audience with the basic structures and mechanisms that […]

Performance-Based Regulation to Improve Upstream Energy Efficiency

Benjamin H. Mandel is the Energy Law & Policy Fellow at the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law at the New York University School of Law. His article, “Performance-Based Regulation to Improve Upstream Energy Efficiency” examines how alternative regulatory designs influence investments in technologies that reduce network energy losses by simulating the […]