The Guarini Center regularly issues books, academic journal articles, policy papers and issue briefs. Please use the drop down menu to explore past publications.
Reforming Electricity Regulation in New York State: Lessons from the United Kingdom January 2015 - Authors: Danielle Spiegel-Feld and Benjamin Mandel In the order instituting New York’s “Reforming the Energy Vision (REV)” proceeding, the Public Service Commission indicated that the United Kingdom’s novel approach to network regulation known as “RIIO” could serve as a model for reforms in New York State. However, in light of a dearth of up-to-date and […]
Public comments on net metering to the New York Public Service Commission November 2014 - Guarini Center fellows Jonathan Schrag and Benjamin Mandel submitted comments to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) in response to petitions to increase the limits on net metering in utility service territories. Schrag and Mandel argue that the net metering cap should be raised as little as would be feasible until the completion […]
A Primer on Utility Regulation in the United Kingdom: Origins, Aims, and Mechanics of the RIIO Model November 2014 - Author: Benjamin Mandel In advance of a roundtable discussion on the UK’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 November 2014 - 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 […]
A New Framework for New York State Renewable Energy Subsidies September 2014 - In comments submitted to the New York Public Service Commission (PSC), Guarini Center Distinguished Senior Fellow and NYU Law alumnus Paul Francis articulates a vision for the Clean Energy Fund that is currently under consideration by the PSC. The Clean Energy Fund would consolidate all existing New York State programs that currently govern the spending of […]