Amy Stein's Blog

Professor Stein focuses her scholarship on clean energy law, electric grid governance, distributed energy resources and reliability, environmental law, and federalism. Her recent publications urge regulatory reforms to better harness the reliability benefits of privately-owned reliability resources for the public grid, Distributed Reliability, 87 U. COLO. L. REV. (forthcoming 2016), address the implications of the regulatory uncertainty surrounding energy storage, Reconsidering Regulatory Uncertainty: Making a Case for Energy Storage, 41 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 697 (2014); assess the federal government's role in developing renewable energy, Renewable Energy Through Agency Action, 84 U. COLO. L. REV. 651 (2013); analyze the federalism implications of subnational control over siting of electricity generation, The Tipping Point of Federalism, 45 CONN. L. REV. 217 (2012); and highlight the deficiencies of climate change analysis in NEPA documents, Climate Change Under NEPA: Avoiding Cursory Consideration of Greenhouse Gases, 81 U. COLO. L. REV. 473 (2010), all of which can be accessed at

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