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Resources for Municipalities - Battery Energy Storage Systems

Learn how adopting the tools and best practices in the Battery Energy Storage System Guidebook will help your community prepare for energy storage project development
in a safe and efficient manner.

The workshop – sponsored by Sustainable Westchester and presented by NYSERDA – is for local officials and will:

  • present information about battery energy storage technology basics
  • identify important code considerations for project siting, and
  • offer a review of the Model Battery Energy Storage Law

* Training credits are available for municipal board members.
* Stay tuned for a separate NYSERDA technical training for code enforcement officers and first responders planned for later this summer.

For more information please click here.

RSVP: by July 24th by emailing cleanenergyhelp@nyserda.ny.gov.

When: August 7, 2019, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Pace Law School, Gerber Glass Building, Moot Courtroom, 78 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603


Eighteenth Annual
Alfred B. DelBello Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference

The Land Use Law Center is pleased to announce the theme of its 2019 Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference – Building the Infrastructure for Our Sustainable Future.

We invite you to spend the day at this educational event, with more than 250 attorneys, business professionals, and local leaders in attendance to learn about national, regional, and local innovations, challenges, and best practices.

As in previous years, the Land Use Law Center has been working on developing a conference program that will showcase innovative best practices in land use and sustainable development. The Center is pleased to announce that this year’s luncheon keynote presenter will be Tom Murphy, Urban Land Institute Senior Resident and Canizaro/Klingbeil Families Chair for Urban development.  A former mayor of Pittsburgh, Mayor Murphy has extensive experience in revitalization and what drives investment and ensures long-lasting commitment.  He will be joined by the opening keynote speaker Thomas W. Smith, III, the executive director of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  Mr. Smith and ASCE will speak about future-scenario analysis that allows us to anticipate the coming changes and their effects on infrastructure and communities.

On Wednesday, December 4th, the Center will be hosting a dinner to allow local leaders and sponsors an opportunity to add to their conference experience and network with conference presenters and to honor our Founder’s Award recipient Lester D. Steinman, Esq., Partner, McCarthy Fingar, LLP and former Director of the Edwin G. Michaelian Municipal Law Resource Center of Pace University, Distinguished Young Attorney award recipient Victoria L. Polidoro, Esq., Rodenhausen Chale & Polidoro LLP and Ground Breaker’s Award recipients Kenneth and Sean Kearney, Kearney Realty & Development Group.

As always, conference participants can earn CLE, APA-CM, and New York State planning and zoning training credits.

For more information visit our Conference Page.

When: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Where: NYS Judicial Institute at Pace Law School, White Plains, NY