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The New York Chapter of the United States Association for Energy Economics is committed to expanding the reach of energy information in both the private and public sectors in the State of New York, and surrounding area.

Its goals are to:

  • provide for the mutual association of persons interested in energy economics in order to create a forum for professional discussion
  • provide a means of professional communication and exchange of experience and ideas among persons interested in energy economics from within New York and the surrounding area
  • educate the community on energy economic issues

Anyone interested in the array of issues affecting energy economics--including theory, markets, public policy, and the environment--is invited to join and actively participate.

The Chapter holds periodic luncheon meetings featuring guest speakers. Please contact the Chapter President for further information.

Chapter Website: www.usaeenyc.org

New York Officers


Carl Liggio
Pharos Enterprise Intelligence, LLC

Vice President

Steven Lichtin
Stasis Energy

Board Member

David F. Bomke
The Fulcrum Group

Board Member

Andrew Hunter
Cornell University

Board Member

Harry Charalambides

Board Member

Sara Jayanthi
New England Clean Energy Council

Board Member

Tim Lezgus

New York Events

March Luncheon, March 9 2017

Topic: Navigating the New World with Legacy Renewables

Speaker(s): Kimberly Harriman

Date: March 9 2017

Meeting Location: Tonic Bar 727 7th Ave, bw 48th and 49th. Upstairs Dining Room. Access via the following subway lines - 1,N,R,W,B,D,F,V,C,E.

Meeting Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm

Price: Members $25, Non-Members $30. ($10 premium for walk-ins)

RSVP: Limited space. RSVP & Pay Online here


Please join the New York Association for Energy Economics when we welcome Kimberly Harriman, Senior Vice President of Public and Regulatory Affairs at the New York Power Authority to our Thursday, March 9th, 2017 lunch.

Kimberly will provide an overview of the New York Power Authority, its history, and its portfolio of power plants. She discuss the objectives of New York State in trying to increase its renewable energy production and how that relates to NYPA's current portfolio as well as how NYPA will assist in achieving those goals.

Kimberly A. Harriman joined NYPA in July 2016 as Senior Vice President of Public and Regulatory Affairs, overseeing Community and Government Relations, Corporate Communications and Environmental Justice & Sustainability, In addition, she has oversight responsibility for the Executive Office and is a member of the Executive Management Committee.

Kimberly has worked in the energy field for over 15 years, both in government and in private practice, representing the public and clients on a range of energy-related issues. She came to NYPA from the Department of Public Service where she served as General Counsel responsible for an in-house legal team that represented the Department and Public Service Commission in State and federal regulatory and civil court proceedings regarding regulation of the electric, gas, steam, water, telecommunications, and cable industries.

Before assuming the General Counsel role, she served in roles of increasing responsibility within the Department of Public Service, including as an Assistant Counsel On major rate and siting cases, prudence proceedings, and major policy eases. In addition, Kimberly served as an Administrative Law Judge presiding in major utility rate cases and other proceedings involving regulated utilities.

Kimberly also served in Governor Patterson's administration as an Assistant Secretary for Energy where she assisted in the development of State and federal policy on a variety of energy issues affecting New York, including on-bill financing and energy-based economic development programs. She has worked for Albany-based law firms, where she represented developers and owners of electric generation and transmission, as well as large industrial and governmental clients.

Kimberly received her Bachelor of Arts from Siena College and her law degree from Albany Law School. - She is on the Board of Directors for Women in Communications and Energy.

Register online at: this link.

Questions and comments to events@usaeenyc.org