The hydroelectric turbine at the Neversink Tunnel Outlet recently underwent some routine maintenance. The Neversink Tunnel Outlet, which has a capacity of 22 megawatts, generates energy from the water moving from Neversink Reservoir to Rondout Reservoir. Capturing this energy provides an affordable, clean, and renewable power source that fights climate change by avoiding the emission of greenhouse gases, thereby reducing the City’s overall carbon footprint.
This article is an excerpt from the February 6, 2018 edition of the NYC Weekly Pipeline newsletter.
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