Newark Residents Urge Gov. Murphy To Stop Plans For New Power Plant As He Touts “Landmark” Environmental Justice Law
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission wanted to build a back-up power generator on site to prepare for future storms.
Jan 12, 5:28 PM
Offshore Wind Auction Could Yield Power For 2 Million Homes And New Industries for NY and NJ
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is auctioning off nearly half-million acres for wind farm development off the coasts of New York and New Jersey.
Jan 12, 3:03 PM
Canadian Renewable Hydropower Is Heading To New York City
The project is part of a pair of renewable energy investments expected to supply a third of the city’s annual electricity usage.
Nov 4, 2021 8:00 AM
So Long, Indian Point Nuclear Plant. Hello, More Fossil Fuels.
Some environmentalists celebrated the closure due to the energy plant’s proximity to New York City, but it has sinister immediate implications for the state’s climate goals.
Apr 30, 2021 1:54 PM
LIRR Wants To Be First In North America With Battery-Powered Commuter Trains
The railroad hopes to have the trains running on two branches after an eight month pilot.
Apr 19, 2021 4:07 PM
What New York’s Offshore Wind Expansion Could Mean For Your Electricity Bill, Curbing Emissions, And Your Health
President Joe Biden’s expansion of wind turbines off the East Coast effectively means New York can achieve its recently ratified climate goals.
Apr 7, 2021 2:51 PM
Andrew Yang Wants To Turn NYC Into A Bitcoin Megahub. That Would Be Terrible For Climate Change
Bitcoin is on pace to consume about as much electricity this year as all the homes in the mid-Atlantic states. Most of this energy comes from non-renewable sources.
Apr 5, 2021 11:41 AM
As De Blasio Touts Climate Change Divestment, NYC's 'Designated Banks' Continue To Invest In Fossil Fuels
Nearly one year after the initial divestment pledge was made, the city is still doing business with the institutions directly responsible for the climate crisis.
Updated: Nov 29, 2018 12:27 PM
East River To Get More Turbines
Turbines being lowered into the East River in 2008 (Verdant Power)
Updated: Jan 4, 2011 3:30 PM
"Hands Across the Sand" Protests at Local Beaches
HandsNYC Twitter Yesterday thousands of people across the country joined together
Updated: Jun 27, 2010 3:59 PM
Amazing Docking Station (For Clean Energy) Dreams
Ooh—feast your eyes on this idea proposed to Metropolis Magazine for its
Updated: Jul 20, 2009 7:47 PM
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