Assessment of an Alternative Renewable Energy-Based Hybrid Microgrid for NJ TRANSITGRID Project
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
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
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.
CEG testified virtually and submitted written comments regarding the renewal of the Pittsfield Generating Company LP’s operating permit renewal by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.
PEAK Coalition et al Comments on New York City Astoria Gas Plant Replacement
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.
Assessment of Potential Energy Storage Alternatives for Project 2015A in Peabody, Massachusetts
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
This report lays out a detailed strategic and policy road map to retire and replace New York City’s fossil-fuel peaker plants.
What is a Peaker Power Plant?
What is a peaker power plant? This short video discusses peaker power plants and the risks they pose to vulnerable communities.
Peak Coalition Letter Concerning the Astoria Replacement Project
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.
Comments on Title V Operating Permit Significant Modification Application and Compliance Statement for Proposed Standby Power Generation Facility
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.