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Clean Energy Group Comments on Massachusetts DOER Charging Forward Report

January 31, 2024

Clean Energy Group submitted comments to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources on DOER’s December 2023 report, “Charging Forward: Energy Storage Toward a Net Zero Commonwealth.”

Massachusetts Clean Peak Coalition Comments to DOER

January 30, 2024

The Massachusetts Clean Peak Coalition submitted comments to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources regarding DOER’s December 2023 report, “Charging Forward: Energy Storage in a Net Zero Commonwealth”.

Accelerate Now! The Fossil Fuel End Game 2.0

January 10, 2024

This report outlines the negative impacts that peaker power plants are having on NYC communities, challenges and barriers impeding the speed of the transition, and pathways forward to accelerate the transition to clean alternatives.

The PEAK Coalition Comments on EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Standards and Guidelines for Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants

August 8, 2023

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 Comments on EPA’s Proposed Rules on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Limits for Power Plants

August 7, 2023

The EPA is proposing changes to the Clean Air Act related to greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric generating units. CEG, along with nine partner organizations, has submitted comments expressing concerns about the potential impact of these proposed changes. 

Comments on New Jersey Electric Generating Units

May 31, 2023

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.

Assessment of an Alternative Renewable Energy-Based Hybrid Microgrid for NJ TRANSITGRID Project

March 13, 2023

This analysis determines that the development of a system featuring solar, battery storage, and a backup gas turbine would be a viable and preferred alternative to a new gas-fired CC plant for meeting NJ Transit’s critical loads during severe weather-related outages.

The Peaker Problem: An Overview of Peaker Power Plant Facts and Impacts in Boston, Philadelphia, and Detroit

July 27, 2022

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.

Comments on Title V Operating Permit Significant Modification Application and Compliance Statement for Proposed Standby Power Generation Facility

June 14, 2022

Clean Energy Group submitted comments opposing the development of 84 megawatts of gas combustion turbines proposed by Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for its main wastewater treatment facility in Newark, New Jersey.

Addendum – Assessment of Potential Alternatives for Project 2015A in Peabody, Massachusetts

March 10, 2022

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.

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