|Peak Coalition Letter Concerning the Astoria Replacement Project
November 19, 2020 by Clean Energy Group, NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, THE POINT CDC, UPROSE
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.
|Dirty Energy, Big Money
May 6, 2020 by Clean Energy Group, NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, THE POINT CDC, UPROSE
New York City’s peaker power plants have a disproportionate impact on the city’s most vulnerable people. Replacing peaker plants with a system of localized renewable energy generation and battery storage can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, reduce energy bills, improve public health and equity, and make the system more resilient in the face of increased storms and climate impacts.