The Peaker Problem
July 27, 2022 by Clean Energy Group, Strategen

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.

Addendum – Assessment of Potential Alternatives for Project 2015A in Peabody, Massachusetts
March 10, 2022 by Strategen

This analysis is an addendum to the July 2021 assessment of energy storage as a cost-effective alternative to building the Peabody Peaker, a 60 MW oil and gas peaking unit proposed in Massachusetts.

Assessment of Potential Energy Storage Alternatives for Project 2015A in Peabody, Massachusetts
July 28, 2021 by Strategen

This briefing paper assesses the viability of battery storage as a replacement for a proposed gas and oil peaker power plant in Peabody, Massachusetts. It examines the cost-effectiveness and public health implications of developing battery storage as an alternative solution to the proposed fossil-fuel power plant, known as Project 2015A.

The Fossil Fuel End Game: A Frontline Vision to Retire New York City’s Peaker Plants by 2030
March 15, 2021 by Strategen

This report lays out a detailed strategic and policy road map to retire and replace New York City’s fossil-fuel peaker plants.

Assessment of Potential Alternatives for Local Peaking Capacity in the Entergy New Orleans Service Area
February 19, 2019 by Strategen

The paper, prepared by Strategen Consulting for Clean Energy Group and Alliance for Affordable Energy, was presented as evidence to the New Orleans City Council by a coalition of local advocates opposing a peaker plant proposed by the utility Entergy New Orleans.