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Report

Together with the NYU School of Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity, this report explains steps the federal government could take to facilitate the development of a future grid that is capable of supporting a reliable, affordable, and increasingly zero-carbon power sector.

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Commentary

Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Dr. Julio Friedmann discuss the role of electricity in deep decarbonization efforts, and how zero-carbon oversupplies might be deployed.

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Global Energy Dialogue

In February 2020, CGEP convened a workshop to discuss the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in realizing collective climate action goals. This is a summary of that workshop.

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November 05, 2020

Scholars and faculty from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA (CGEP) and Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will join students for a series of engaging seminars to discuss the world’s most pressing...

Event
October 27, 2020

Housing and energy are the core of environmental justice. The housing in low-income communities -- defined as an area in which 23.59 percent or more of the population lives at or below the poverty line -- is frequently older and energy...

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Report

A.J. Goulding, Mugwe Kiragu and David Nour Berro present a methodology to quantify potential permanent reductions in electricity demand triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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October 22, 2020

Scholars and faculty from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA (CGEP) and Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will join students for a series of engaging seminars to discuss the world’s most pressing...

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Testimony

Speaking at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Technical Conference regarding Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets, adjunct senior research scholar David R. Hill delivered a statement on issues surrounding carbon pricing in the FERC-jurisdictional markets.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Cheryl LaFleur, a former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, for her take on the California's blackouts and what they mean for California's grid.

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Op-ed

In an op-ed for State of the Planet, Cheryl LaFleur diagnoses what's really ailing California's electric system, and lays out the four "preexisting conditions" that need to be addressed to prevent future blackouts.

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