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Families gather in Queensbridge Park for inaugural Earth Day Picnic

Apr. 24, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Apr. 24, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of families gathered in Queensbridge Park on Monday to mark the first-annual Earth Day Picnic, celebrating plans to transform New York City’s largest fossil fuel powerplant into a renewable energy hub.  The event, hosted by Queens-based energy asset management company… Read more »

Ravenswood Generating Station is going green, Borough President launches community study

Mar. 19, 2024 By admin Mar. 19, 2024 By Athena Dawson The owners of the Ravenswood Generating Station in Long Island City are transitioning the fossil fuel powered plant to a green energy hub and the Queens Borough President announced Monday the launch of a community-centered planning study to determine what benefits the new hub can bring to residents of the area. Ravenswood Generating Station, which is New York’s largest power plant and is known for its smokestacks, is located on the East River and sits across from NYCHA Queensbridge and Ravenswood Houses. The plant, which is powered by oil… Read more »

New Offshore Wind Site Acquired to Cleanly Power Ravenswood Generating Station

Ravenswood Generating Station (Photo by Michael Dorgan)

Jan. 26, 2023 By Michael Dorgan, with additional reporting by Paul Frangipane The plan to transform the Ravenswood Generating Station into a clean energy hub has taken a big step forward with its operators announcing that they have acquired an offshore wind site to deliver power to the plant. Representatives of Rise Light & Power,… Read more »