WIE Site Visit: Con Edison Murray Hill Station

Monday, April 24, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


WIE Site Visit: Con Edison Murray Hill Station

The Future of Nuclear Energy - A Three-Part Series

Richard Nephew
Dr. Nicola de Blasio
Climate Change

In a three-part series from the Center on Global Energy Policy, three sets of authors examine the future of nuclear energy in the United States and throughout the world.

A Changing Global Gas Order 

Dr. Tim Boersma
Dr. Tatiana Mitrova
Natural Gas

Dr. Tim Boersma and Dr. Tatiana Mitrova examine the causes and consequences of transformational changes in global gas markets.

2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit

Thursday, April 13, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda

2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit

(Re)emerging Threats to Nigeria's Petroleum Sector: Militancy, Mismanagement & Low Oil Prices

Center on Global Energy Policy

Following a Global Energy Dialogue on the Niger Delta in October 2016 which brought together more than thirty senior international experts, Matthew Page, an expert on Nigeria who recently left the U.S. State Department, authored a policy memorandum which outlines current challenges and opportunities for the Nigeria petroleum sector as well as recommendations to both public and private actors as a first step to resolving some of the issues which have plagued the sector.

How a Low-Carbon Economy Increases Cybersecurity Risks

Jason Bordoff

Director Jason Bordoff writes in The Wall Street Journal that the transition to a low carbon economy brings many positives for the environment and energy security, but will also result in new risks such as cybersecurity.

Four Years After Sandy, Tackling the Rising Threat of Fuel Emergencies

Robert M. Hallman

Last month marked the four-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated communities along the Northeastern coast of the United States and caused significant power, fuel and transportation disruptions to millions of families and businesses in the Tri-State region. In a new commentary, non-resident Fellow Robert Hallman writes that since the storm, considerable progress has been made to improve the resilience of the electric grid and prioritize power restoration to critical fuel supply infrastructure; however, as Hallman outlined in a CGEP report this summer, there is still an urgent need for local governments to do more.

Railroads, Utilities and Free Parking: What the Evolution of Transport Monopolies Tells Us About the Power Network of the Future

A.J. Goulding
Natural Gas

As U.S. policy makers and utility stakeholders prepare for the utility of the future, comparisons are often made to the transformation of the telecommunications industry due to wireless technologies. However, a new report by A.J. Goulding, Faculty Affiliate at the Center on Global Energy Policy, indicates that the near-death and subsequent rejuvenation of the U.S. rail system over nearly two centuries also offers lessons for the power sector as it adapts its strategies and regulatory philosophies while planning for the utility of the future.


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