Clean Energy Group
The PEAK Coalition submitted comments regarding the EPA’s proposed new carbon pollution standards for coal and gas-fired power plants, expressing grave concerns about the environmental justice implications of the proposed rules.
Clean Energy Group and partners submitted comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection regarding a proposed rulemaking concept to allow clean energy compliance options for existing Electric Generating Units. These comments raise significant questions about various elements of the proposal and expressed concern that such rules, if developed and approved, would enable fossil assets to remain online unnecessarily.
This document summarizes some of the key project outcomes of the Resilient Power Project through providing information, knowledge-building support, and technical assistance to organizations working in low-income communities and communities of color across the country.
This report examines the environmental justice and public health impacts of peaker power plants in three U.S. cities – Boston, Philadelphia, and Detroit. The report also provides several case studies on lessons learned from community-led opposition efforts in the three cities as well as in New York City and New Orleans.
CEG joined two dozen organizations in drafting and submitting a response to the New York Public Service Commission in opposition to a proposed “zero emissions” program that would make technologies like hydrogen combustion and renewable natural gas eligible under New York State’s Clean Energy Standard.
These comments explain how the proposed Astoria Gas Plant replacement project proposed by NRG in New York City is inconsistent with New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act emissions reduction mandates. The comments were drafted in response to the issuance of a Draft Title V Air Permit and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
The Resilient Power Leadership Initiative provides support to community-based organizations working in the areas of energy and environmental justice, with the goal of helping to build organizational capacity related to solar+storage and seed long-term, community-led programs that further advance energy equity and environmental justice.
What is a peaker power plant? This short video discusses peaker power plants and the risks they pose to vulnerable communities.
The Peak Coalition wrote this letter concerning serious procedural and substantive deficiencies in the Final Scoping Document for the proposed repowering of the Astoria Gas Turbine facility, a 558-megawatt gas peaker power plant located in the New York City borough of Queens.
Clean Energy Group offers these comments in response to the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Draft Roadmap and to the accompanying Request for Information the Department of Energy released in late July 2020.