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US News: “Power Progress at the Court”

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear a little-noticed case that could have big implications for the future of the American electricity system. Electric Power Supply Association v. Federal Energy Regulation Commission is part of a campaign by the power industry to stifle innovations that could foster a leaner, more efficient electricity system. Read Power […]

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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 […]

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In the LNG Export Debate, the WTO Can’t be Ignored

By Danielle Spiegel-Feld Published in Breaking Energy June 23, 2014 If history is any guide, the Russian energy firm Gazprom’s recent decision to cut off gas to Ukraine will stoke the already raging debate over whether the Department of Energy (DoE) should allow increased natural gas exports from the United States. Stakeholders have raised myriad economic and environmental concerns […]

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Equity at Stake in Solar Energy Ownership Debate

By Benjamin Mandel Published in The Energy Collective June 23, 2014 Solar panels are all the rage these days. They provide power with no fuel cost or carbon footprint, they ease reliance on utility service, and they democratize the energy system by placing generation in the hands of consumers. The technology is even picking up […]

Forum tackles nuclear safety and climate change

Richard Stewart, University Professor and John Edward Sexton Professor of Law, moderated the November 30 Milbank Tweed Forum. Titled “Global Warming or Nuclear Meltdown? The Future of Nuclear Power After Fukushima,” the discussion took on issues ranging from fears of nuclear proliferation to the recent crisis at the Fukushima plant in Japan, and, on the […]

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Fuel Cycle to Nowhere: US Law and Policy on Nuclear Waste

Authors: Jane Stewart and Richard Stewart University Professor Richard Stewart and his wife Jane Stewart ’79, have just published Fuel Cycle to Nowhere: U.S. Law and Policy on Nuclear Waste. The Obama Administration’s abandonment of the Yucca Mountain repository in Nevada—the sole destination for disposal of nuclear waste—has created a crisis as waste continues to pile up […]