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Clean and Resilient Power for Caribbean States

The Caribbean hurricanes of 2017 made clear that many of the islands’ power systems are woefully unprepared to withstand the increasingly severe weather events that climate change is generating. Perhaps no island exemplified this inadequacy better than Puerto Rico; one month after hurricane Maria barreled into the island, approximately eighty percent of its population was […]

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Political Cross Currents in the Electricity Sector

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission faces increasing and conflicting pressures from both States and the Department of Energy to intervene in the federal wholesale electricity markets that FERC administers. In this primer, Guarini Center fellow Peter S. Ross provides a brief overview of those political forces and the legal framework in which they operate. The […]

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Nov. 7, 2017 – Tackling Traffic: Options for Reducing Vehicular Traffic & Emissions in NYC

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00pm (Wine & cheese reception to follow) NYU School of Law Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, Furman Hall (9th floor) 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012 REGISTER HERE 1.5 CLE credits offered in the areas of Professional Practice category. The credit is both transitional and non-transitional. The event is appropriate […]

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October 31, 2017 – Clean, Resilient Power for Caribbean States

On October 31st, the Guarini Center hosted an event in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as well as Tesla Inc., to examine opportunities and obstacles to deploying renewable energy powered microgrids in the Caribbean region. The workshop brought together experts from international development organizations, non-profit institutions, academia, […]