UNEP Guide for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws

The UN Guide to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws is written to assist the many countries, communities and companies responding with proposed sustainable energy initiatives to meet their commitments under the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Published by the United Nations Environment Program, i

Declaration of Karl R. Rábago in Support of the CPP

Declaration of Karl Rábago in State of West Virginia, et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al. in support of the Clean Power Plan.

Amicus Brief in Support of Clean Power Plan

Amicus brief filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by sixteen former high-level state environmental and energy officials in support of the Clean Power Plan. 

Pace Energy and Climate Center 2015 Annual Report

The Pace Energy and Climate Center had an amazing year in 2015. Our staff members and law student interns engaged in some of the most important clean energy policy and development issues in New York and in the Northeast region, as well as in selected venues across the United States and around the world.

Carbon-Tuning New York's Electricity System

This report provides an analysis of the emission characteristics of New York’s electricity system by estimating marginal emission rates for carbon-dioxide and other pollutants.

Pace & supporters’ comments on the NYS Department of Public Service "Straw Proposal" in the landmark Reforming the Energy Vision case (14-M-0101)

Comments filed to the NYS Public Service Commission by Pace and supporters (Columbia University’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Environmental Advocates of New York, the Sierra Club, and the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation) in the landmark Reforming the Energy Vision case (14-M-0101). Filed September 22, 2014.

Pace & supporters' comments on the NYS Department of Public Service "Staff Report” in the landmark Reforming the Energy Vision case (14-M-0101) and the Clean Energy Fund case (14-M-0094)

Comments filed to the NYS Public Service Commission by Pace and nine supporting organizations in the landmark Reforming the Energy Vision case (14-M-0101 and 14-M-0094). Filed July 18, 2014.

RGGI EPA Rules Collaborative

The Pace Energy and Climate Center has convened a group of utilities, electric generators, environmental groups, a business coalition and state officials from the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic (NEMA) region to engage EPA on the development of federal guidelines under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.

New York's Renewable Portfolio Standard: Where To From Here?

This report provides an analysis of New York's progress towards its Renewable Portfolio Standard, which aims to meet 30% of the state's electricity consumption with renewable generation by 2015.

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