Publications

The Guarini Center regularly issues books, academic journal articles, policy papers and issue briefs.  Please use the drop down menu to explore past publications.

Recent Publications

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 […]
ConEd Comments Public Comments on the Con Edison Storm Hardening and Resilience Report January 2014 - The Guarini Center, along with NYU Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity, submitted comments on Con Edison’s Storm Hardening and Resilience Collaborative Report. The comments urge New York’s Public Service Commission (PSC) to extend the charter of the working groups convened as part of the collaborative process surrounding Con Edison’s latest ratemaking proceeding. The comments can be […]
NYU Innovative Finance Fact Sheet - Nov 13_Page_1 New Renewable Finance November 2013 - Authors: Jonathan Schrag & Seth Silverman Since the Energy Policy Act of 1992, the U.S. federal government has relied on a Production Tax Credit (PTC) to encourage private capital investment in renewable energy. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 expanded an Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for renewable energy. Those tax credits, however, have […]