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.

Pace Energy and Climate Center comments on the draft 2014 New York State Energy Plan

Comments filed to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the State Energy Planning Board on the draft New York State Energy Plan. Filed May 30, 2014.

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.

Community Microgrids: Smarter, Cleaner, Greener

Community Microgrids: Smarter, Cleaner, Greener is an introductory report on community microgrids and the many benefits they offer.

RPS Comments: Case 03-E-0188, NYSERDA Petition Regarding Unencumbered CST Funds

Pace comments submitted to the PSC in support of NYSERDA's proposal to reallocate CST funds.

RPS Comments: Comments of Pace Energy and Climate Center Regarding SAPA Notices 03-E-1088SA18 and 03-E-1088SA19. November 17, 2008

These comments urged the Commission to consider revisions to the Renewable Portfolio Standard in order to meet the challenge of reducing GHG emission in New York State to comply with the UNFCCC target of “80 by 50,” and 80% reduction from 1990 levels by 2050.

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