NYC replaces fossil plants with storage and renewables, solar boom stalls in Texas

Posted by on May 13, 2020 in News

NYC replaces fossil plants with storage and renewables, solar boom stalls in Texas

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Replace NYC peakers with renewables+storage? Plant owners say they’re working on it: New York City ratepayers shelled out $4.5 billion in capacity payments in the last decade to keep 16 fossil fuel-based peaking plants available, according to analysis by environmental justice group PEAK Coalition. The group… recommend the facilities be replaced by distributed energy resources and energy storage that would not emit greenhouse gasses. Plant owners say much of that work is already being done. SourceUtility Dive