List of power stations in New York

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New York Electricity Generation Sources

This is a list of electricity-generating power stations in New York, sorted by type and name.

Non-renewable[edit]

Coal[edit]

Plant Location Coords. Output (MW) Notes
Cayuga Power Station[1] Lansing 42°36′09″N 76°38′01″W / 42.60250°N 76.63361°W / 42.60250; -76.63361 (Cayuga Power Station) 306 active 2016
Greenidge Power Plant[2] Dresden 42°40′46″N 76°56′54″W / 42.67944°N 76.94833°W / 42.67944; -76.94833 (Greenidge Power Plant) 161 retired 2011
Dunkirk Generating Station Dunkirk 42°29′28″N 79°20′46″W / 42.49111°N 79.34611°W / 42.49111; -79.34611 (Dunkirk Generating Station) 530 idled indefinitely December 31, 2015
Kintigh Generating Station Somerset 43°21′29″N 78°36′14″W / 43.35806°N 78.60389°W / 43.35806; -78.60389 (Kintigh Generating Station) 675 active 2016
Hickling Power Station Corning 40°45′35″N 73°56′45″W / 40.7597°N 73.9458°W / 40.7597; -73.9458 (Hickling Power Station) 70 Closed permanently 2000 [3]
Huntley Generating Station Tonawanda 42°58′15″N 78°55′56″W / 42.97083°N 78.93222°W / 42.97083; -78.93222 (Huntley Generating Station) 816 closed 2016[4]
Kodak Park Rochester 43°11′52″N 77°39′54″W / 43.19778°N 77.66500°W / 43.19778; -77.66500 (Kodak Park Power Plant) 132 active 2016
Westover Power Station[5] Johnson City 42°06′41″N 75°58′26″W / 42.11139°N 75.97389°W / 42.11139; -75.97389 (Westover Power Station) 146 retired 2011

Nuclear power stations[edit]

Plant Location Coords. Output (MW) Notes
Ginna Nuclear Generating Station Ontario 43°16′40″N 77°18′36″W / 43.277893°N 77.310104°W / 43.277893; -77.310104 (Ginna Nuclear Generating Station) 610 operating under ratepayer subsidy until March 2017
Indian Point Energy Center Buchanan 41°16′11″N 73°57′08″W / 41.269745°N 73.952333°W / 41.269745; -73.952333 (Indian Point Energy Center) 2,045 scheduled to begin going off-line in 2020 for a complete shut-down in 2021[6]
James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant Oswego 43°31.4′N 76°23.9′W / 43.5233°N 76.3983°W / 43.5233; -76.3983 (James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant) 838
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating Station Oswego 43°31′15″N 76°24′25″W / 43.52083°N 76.40694°W / 43.52083; -76.40694 (Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating Station) 1,927 Unit 1 - 624 MW, Unit 2 - 1,300 MW

Gas-fired (or combined gas/coal)[edit]

Brooklyn Navy Yard
Plant Location Coords. Output (MW) Notes
Arthur Kill Generating Station[7] Staten Island 842 natural gas
Astoria Gas Generating Station Astoria, Queens 1,296 combined cycle gas turbines
Athens Generating Plant[8] Athens 1,080 combined cycle gas turbines[9]
E.F. Barrett Power Station Hempstead 384 decommissioned, possibly to be uprated and reopened in 2017[10]
Bethlehem Energy Center Bethlehem 754 combined cycle gas turbines
Bowline Point Gas Power Plant Haverstraw 1,139 natural gas/oil boiler[11]
Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Facility Brooklyn 286
Caithness Long Island Yaphank 350
CH2M Hill Rensselaer 535
East River Generating Station Manhattan 317
Far Rockaway Power Station Far Rockaway, Queens 109 shut down April 2013[12]
Glenwood Generating Station Glenwood Landing 210
Independence Energy Facility Scriba 1012
Northport Power Station Northport 1,522
Port Jefferson Power Station Port Jefferson 385
Ravenswood Generating Station Long Island City, Queens 40°45′35″N 73°56′45″W / 40.75972°N 73.94583°W / 40.75972; -73.94583 2,410
Richard M. Flynn Power Plant Holtsville 135

Petroleum[edit]

Plant Location Coords. Output (MW)
E.F. Barrett Power Station Hempstead 384
Danskammer Generating Station Town of Newburgh 41°34′22″N 73°57′53″W / 41.57278°N 73.96472°W / 41.57278; -73.96472 (Danskammer Generating Station) 537
Far Rockaway Power Station Far Rockaway, Queens 109
Northport Power Station Northport 1,522
Oswego Steam Station Oswego 1,700
Ravenswood Generating Station Long Island City, Queens 2,410
Port Jefferson Power Station Port Jefferson 385
Roseton Generating Station Town of Newburgh 1,213

Renewable[edit]

Hydroelectric[edit]

Plant Location Coords. Output (MW)
Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project PS Catskill Mountains 42°27′13″N 74°27′21″W / 42.45361°N 74.45583°W / 42.45361; -74.45583 (Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project) 1,057
Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Station Town of Lewiston 43°08′35″N 79°02′23″W / 43.14306°N 79.03972°W / 43.14306; -79.03972 (Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Station) 2,525
Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant Town of Lewiston 43°08′33″N 79°01′18″W / 43.14250°N 79.02167°W / 43.14250; -79.02167 (Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant) 240
St.Lawrence/FDR Power Plant Town of Massena 45°00′23″N 74°47′42″W / 45.00639°N 74.79500°W / 45.00639; -74.79500 (St.Lawrence/FDR Power Plant) 912
RG&E Hydro Station 26 Rochester 43°09′09″N 77°36′36″W / 43.152503°N 77.609906°W / 43.152503; -77.609906 (RG&E Hydro Station 26) 3.0
RG&E Hydro Station 5 Rochester 43°10′49″N 77°37′39″W / 43.180243°N 77.627534°W / 43.180243; -77.627534 (RG&E Hydro Station 5) 45.4
RG&E Hydro Station 2 Rochester 43°09′38″N 77°36′54″W / 43.160564°N 77.614976°W / 43.160564; -77.614976 (RG&E Hydro Station 2) 8.5
Varick Hydropower Facility Oswego 43°26′55″N 76°30′18″W / 43.448539°N 76.505047°W / 43.448539; -76.505047 (Varick Hydropower Facility) 8.0
Mechanicville Hydroelectric Plant Mechanicville 42°52′41″N 73°40′47″W / 42.878056°N 73.679722°W / 42.878056; -73.679722 (Mechanicville Hydroelectric Plant) 5.3
School Street Hydroelectric Facility Cohoes 38.0

*PS indicates a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station.

Wind farms[edit]

A turbine of the Fenner wind farm
Plant Location Coords. Output (MW)
Altona Wind Farm Clinton County 97.5
Bliss Wyoming County 100.5
Chateaugay Wind Farm Franklin County 109.5
Clinton Wind Farm Clinton County 100.5
Ellenburg Wind Farm Franklin County 81
Fenner Wind Farm Madison County 30
Madison Wind Farm Madison County 11
Dutch Hill/Cohocton Wind Farm Steuben County 125
Maple Ridge Wind Farm Lewis County 43°45′N 75°33′W / 43.75°N 75.55°W / 43.75; -75.55 (Maple Ridge Wind Farm) 320
Steel Winds Erie County 42°48.8′N 78°52′W / 42.8133°N 78.867°W / 42.8133; -78.867 (steel winds) 35

Biomass[edit]

Plant Location Coords. Output (MW) Notes
Black River Power Station Watertown 50 converted from coal in 2013

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "AES Cayuga Generation Plant - SourceWatch". www.sourcewatch.org. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  2. ^ Plant taken out of service on 2011-03-18. "Greenidge plant goes dark in Torrey". Penn Yan Chronicle-Express. Gatehouse Media. 2011-03-24. 
  3. ^ http://www.lipsitzponterio.com/jobsites-NYSEG_Hickling_Power_Station.html
  4. ^ Joseph Popiolkowski, Tonawanda enters 'new phase' in wake of Huntley closure, Buffalo News (April 7, 2016).
  5. ^ "AES Westover Generation Plant - SourceWatch". www.sourcewatch.org. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  6. ^ https://www.yahoo.com/news/ny-state-shut-indian-point-nuclear-plant-governor-171933550--finance.html?ref=gs
  7. ^ "News Release | Investors | NRG". investors.nrg.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  8. ^ "Talen Energy | Athens". www.talenenergy.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  9. ^ "Athens Generating Plant | ESS Group, Inc. - Environmental Consulting and Engineering Services". www.essgroup.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  10. ^ "National Grid proposes Barrett repowering". Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  11. ^ "Untitled Page". documents.dps.ny.gov. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  12. ^ "LIPA to Shutter Far Rockaway Power Plant". Retrieved 2016-09-13. 
  13. ^ "ReEnergy's Black River". 
  14. ^ "Fort Drum Power Plant Sale Approved". 

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