State reps urge Cuomo to use renewable energy for Sheridan plant

July 02, 2018

Originally published in Times Union on June 28, 2018.

I believe the Sheridan Hollow residents—and all New Yorkers—are owed an energy system powering the Capitol that is a shining example of 100% renewable energy.

Dozens of state Senate and Assembly members are calling for renewable energy to be used at the Sheridan Avenue energy plant in Albany.

Since the New York Power Authority and the state Office of General Services announced plans to update the Sheridan Hollow facility to include natural gas-fired turbines and a microgrid to heat and cool the Empire State Plaza, local officials and activists have been demanding the project rely on renewable energy.

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