Who We Are
Eastern Generation, LLC (“Eastern Gen”) owns, operates, and manages electric power generating facilities totaling approximately 3,000 megawatts (“MW”) through its Astoria Generating Company and other subsidiaries. Eastern Gen manages an additional 6,000 MW of generation owned by Generation Bridge, LLC & Generation Bridge II, LLC. Eastern Gen sells capacity, energy, and ancillary services into the merchant markets administered by the New York and New England independent system operators.
Eastern Generation manages facilities across various states. The exact location and coverage is not shown in the interactive map.
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Astoria Generating Station
The Astoria Generating Station is a 959 MW natural gas fired plant located in Astoria, in the Queens borough of New York City, bounded by the East River and Luyster Creek. It consists of four generating units (Units 2, 3, 5 and GT-1) with an aggregate average capacity rating of 957 MW. Units 3 and 5 have the ability to operate on ULSD No. 2 fuel oil as a backup during periods gas system constraints. Astoria’s dispatch level is intermediate.
The plant is part of a larger complex that is comprised of approximately 300 acres, most of which is used for various utility purposes including power generation, indoor storage, oil storage, liquefied natural gas storage, vehicle storage and servicing and office space.
The Narrows Generating Station is a 322 MW floating power station located in Brooklyn along the east side of Upper New York Bay. The facility consists of 16 simple-cycle combustion turbine units on two floating power barges. All of the units at Narrows have dual-fuel capability. The units at Narrows also provide critical system peaking capacity and can be started in fifteen minutes or provide Black Start capability for system restoration. Throughout the year the units serve as peaking resources.
The Gowanus Generating Station is a 640 MW floating power station located on Gowanus Bay in Brooklyn along the east side of the Upper New York Bay. The facility consists of 32 simple cycle combustion turbine units situated equally across four generating barges. The facility is one of the largest floating generating stations in the world. The site also includes approximately 25 acres of piers and submerged land.
The Gowanus facility can start with as little as fifteen minutes notice. The units are flexible from an operating perspective and are available year-round to offer system- peaking capacity. With 16 of 32 units equipped for dual-fuel firing, the site has additional optionality regarding fuel selection. In addition, the facility has black-start capability and was the first generating station to resume operations following the Black Out in August 2003.
News, Updates, Press Releases
Mar 06, 2023
Generation Bridge Announces Plans to Convert Oswego, NY Brownfield Site into Solar Project
Jun 21, 2022
ArcLight’s Eastern Generation Gets Green Light from State for Clean Energy Storage in Astoria
Dec 16, 2021