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 […]

November 10, 2015 – What to Expect on the Road to Paris

“What to Expect on the Road to Paris: A Conversation with Experts at the Center of the UN Conversation” On November 10, 2015 the Guarini Center will host a discussion about the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11). Bryce Rudyk (LLM ’08) Guarini Center, Climate […]

October 26, 2015 – Future of Demand Response in Electricity Markets

Future of Demand Response in Electricity Markets: Implications of EnerNOC v. EPSA, REV, and more On October 26th, the Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law and Latham & Watkins LLP will hold a panel discussion about potential consequences of EnerNOC v. EPSA, REV and more for the future of demand response programs. Please RSVP Monday, October 26, 2015, […]

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. […]

October 1, 2015 – Cleaner, Resilient Power for Island States

On October 1, the Guarini Center will host a workshop in partnership with SolarCity to explore opportunities for expanding solar powered microgrids on small island states. Representatives from Palau, the Seychelles, the Cook Islands, Republic of Marshall Islands and other island nations will be in attendance. During the workshop, we will examine potential barriers to […]

The Energy Collective: “Ever Wonder What REV Markets Might Look Like?”

“New York’s “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV) proceeding aims to make the State’s electric distribution systems more efficient and cleaner by animating markets for distributed energy resources (DERs).” “The diagram is a high-level characterization of New York’s electric distribution markets that is intended to provide a stylized view of how the type of markets REV […]

Washington Post: “The world’s most famous climate scientist just outlined an alarming scenario for our planet’s future”

Guarini Center affiliate and NYU School of Law visiting professor Michael Oppenheimer is quoted in a recent Washington Post column that profiles a new high-profile scientific study. The study in question, led by James Hansen of Columbia’s Earth Institute, claims that prominent projections of sea-level rise in the coming decades may fail to account for climatic feedback effects […]

Building New York’s Future Electricity Markets: Identifying Policy Prerequisites & Market Relationships

This work was made possible by the generous support of the Energy Foundation New York State’s “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV) proceeding aims to improve the efficiency of the State’s electricity system by animating markets for distributed energy resources (DERs). Thus far, the New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) has laid out several aspirational features of […]

Brief as amicus curiae in Support of Petitioners in EnerNOC v. Electric Power Supply Ass’n

The Guarini Center has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court supporting the US government’s position in the case EnerNOC v. Electric Power Supply Association. The outcome of this case will determine the extent to which the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) can regulate demand response programs in wholesale energy markets. These programs […]