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
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.
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.
Entitled Charting a New Course for Energy Efficiency in New York: Lessons from Existing Programs, the report examines the performance of the existing suite of energy efficiency efforts run by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the state’s investor owned utilities.
Community Microgrids: Smarter, Cleaner, Greener is an introductory report on community microgrids and the many benefits they offer.
Combined heat and power (CHP) systems can provide power, hot water, and space heating and cooling more reliably, more efficiently, and at lower costs than traditional systems. For these reasons, in addition to the abilitiy to provide power during grid outages, hospitals make ideal hosts for CHP systems.
As a follow-up to our Fall 2012 report on New York's progress toward its '15 by 15' energy efficiency target, this update focuses on the 2012 achievements toward the electric EEPS portion of the '15 by 15' target.
Combined heat and power delivers business continuity, risk reduction and critical infrastructure resiliency benefits during grid outages caused by storms.
Pace and Supporters' Comments in Favor of Increased Efficiency Budgets in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy
Comments filed to the New York PSC by Pace and supporters (NRDC, Sierra Club, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Alliance for Clean Energy New York and Environmental Advocates of New York) following Hurricane Sandy, advocating for increased efficiency budgets in the wake of Sandy and future storms.