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Recent Publications

RIIO Issue Brief A primer on utility regulation in the United Kingdom November 2014 - 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 […]
2014_Mandel_PBR to improve upstream energy efficiency_TEJ 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 […]
Francis_Guarini op-ed 8.17.14E_Page_01 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 […]
Yesberg-Sustainability and NZ DG-Aug.14_Page_01 (1) copy Environmental Sustainability and the Regulation of New Zealand’s Electricity Market August 2014 - In this policy paper, NYU Law Environmental LLM alumna Kate Yesberg considers the implications of removing “environmental sustainability” as an objective of New Zealand’s electricity market regulation under the Electricity Industry Act 2010. To do so, the paper looks specifically at the impact of this change on the development of regulatory incentives for investment in […]
Schrag_Comment_on_Selected_Policy_Questions_Final_Page_1 copy Public Comments on Selected Policy Issues Raised by the New York Public Service Commission’s ‘Reforming the Energy Vision’ July 2014 - Guarini Center Senior Fellow Jonathan Schrag submitted comments on selected policy issues raised by the New York Public Service Commission’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV). In the comments, Schrag urges the Public Service Commission to maintain its focus on the overarching goal of incentive programs for clean energy – which is to reduce greenhouse gas […]