Ravenswood Generating Station, New York City’s largest fossil-fuel plant, will be converted into a clean energy hub that will power one-fifth of New York City with offshore wind power, according to a proposal by Rise Light & Power, which holds the 2,480-megawatt power plant as its core asset. The Ravenswood offshore wind project will reuse existing physical and electrical infrastructure and become an offshore wind operations and maintenance hub that provides training and jobs for the existing workforce while driving economic investment into a historically underserved community. The project can serve as a model for the rest of the country, says US congresswoman Nydia Velázquez.

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