Led by Bryce Rudyk and Danielle Spiegel-Feld, the Guarini Center convened a major international conference to explore barriers and opportunities for deploying renewable energy powered microgrids in Latin America. The workshop drew participants from the international development community, including the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, Inter-American Development Bank, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and the […]
The Guarini Center is delighted to appoint Augusta Wilson as the Center’s new “Energy Law & Policy Fellow.” Augusta joins the Center from the Clean Air Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she did litigation and policy work on a number of sustainable energy issues, including hydraulic fracturing and the Clean Power Plan. Augusta was also […]
In June of 2016, the Guarini Center partnered with the Center for Enterprise University at Copenhagen University to convene an international workshop on strategies for controlling emissions from international maritime transport. Event details can be found, here.
Bryce Rudyk, Climate Program Director at the Guarini Center and NYU Adjunct Professor of Law, spoke at the Milbank Tweed Forum and offered his thoughts on energy and environmental policy for a changing global climate.
SCOTUS Blog notes that the Guarini Center’s Matthew Christiansen suggests that, although “the decision is, first and foremost, a significant victory for the FERC and its efforts to support demand response, it also goes a long way toward clarifying the legal regime governing the FERC’s exercise of its jurisdiction more generally.” Read full article here.
“We in New York City like to think we’re the best,” began Urban Green Chief Program Officer Cecil Scheib in his opening remarks at last week’s panel discussion, Lessons from Afar: Europe’s Approach to Energy Policy, an event co-presented by Urban Green Council, NYU School of Law and the Sabin Center on Climate Change Law […]
Energy Law and Policy Fellowship The Guarini Center for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law seeks to hire a full-time Legal Fellow to conduct policy-relevant research, writing and outreach related to innovation in sustainable energy law and policy. The Fellow will work as a part of the Guarini Center’s Electricity System of the Future Program. […]
Fish Story: Analysts See Nations’ Misuse of “Rational Use” When It Comes to Fishing Rights The term “rational use,” as applied to fishing rights in Antarctic waters, has been misused by certain countries, an analysis by a team of researchers has concluded. Its work, which comes ahead of the 34th international convention where these matters […]
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 […]
On October 1, the Guarini Center lead “Cleaner, Resilient Power for Island States,” a workshop featuring keynote speaker Lyndon Rive, CEO and cofounder of SolarCity, a leading provider of solar power that sponsored the workshop. This workshop examined how recent advances in microgrid technology and services may foster new opportunities to build cost effective clean […]