New York Power Authority

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo Launches Commission To Figure Out Why New York Utilities Companies Suck

    It's no secret that Governor Andrew Cuomo is pretty pissed off with the lack of preparedness New York utilities companies had for Hurricane Sandy. It's also no secret that New York utilities companies have absolutely sucked at responding to power outages caused by the storm -- and Cuomo wants to kno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Cruise Ships in Brooklyn to Get 'Giant Electrical Outlet' to Plug Into

    ​We've come a long way, people. At one point we thought the world was flat! Now cruise ships docking at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will get to plug into a giant electrical outlet instead of spreading their diesel fumes into Red Hook. It's taken two years of "plug negotiations" (not the offic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Astoria Power Plant Closes

    ​Queens residents had been complaining about the old, oil-burning Charles Poletti Power Project plant in Astoria for years. The New York Power Authority opened a new, cleaner, natural-gas-powered plant at the site in 2005, but did not immediately cease operations at the old one. The Authority ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    NYPD to Press: Fuck Off (Updated)

    Police commissioner Ray Kelly has decided to eject reporters from police headquarters -- a move that ends decades of tradition and may be one of the most egregious assaults on freedom of the press and the First Amendment in years. In a letter dated April 10, Kelly told managing editors of the Times ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2008
  • News

    October 24, 2006

    A Hevesi Heresy

    Daring to doubt the governor's wisdom

  • News

    August 1, 2006

    Behind the Blackout

    Thanks to deregulation, Queens merely a pawn in the utilities' board game

  • NYC Life

    January 7, 2003
  • News

    April 16, 2002

    Angel Falls

    Looking Back at the Quixotic Brooklyn Councilmember

  • News

    April 3, 2001

    Power Mad

    The Anti-Pollution Fight Heats Up in Williamsburg

  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Nuclear Reaction

    Critics Force a First-Ever Public Hearing on Indian Point 3 Sale