Powering the Empire State Plaza with Renewable Energy: A Progress Report

SHARE has been monitoring progress by the New York Power Authority and Office of General Services on projects they announced in September 2019, when they abandoned their previous plan for adding gas turbines in Sheridan Hollow to power the Empire State Plaza. In a recent call with NYPA spokesperson Stephen Ramsey, SHARE member Laura Faulk Read More …

How Environmental Racism Affects Sheridan
Hollow and Other Albany Neighborhoods

Environmental racism in Sheridan Hollow and other Albany neighborhoods is the focus of a recent article by Dana Brady in Albany Proper, the online publication devoted to reporting on social interest stories within Albany. The article includes some of the long history of impacts of burning fossil fuels — and even trash — on the health Read More …

SHARE Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE) stands in solidarity with protesters in Albany, Minneapolis, New York City, across the nation and across the world who demand an end of police violence that is terrorizing Black communities and communities of color. We demand justice for George Floyd, a beloved Black man who was brutally murdered Read More …

Sheridan Hollow Concerns Highlighted in Earth Day Webinar

UPDATE: Video recording of the webinar. As part of the Engineering the Anthropocene speaker series at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22) webinar will feature members of SHARE addressing The Empire’s Backyard: Power & Pollution in Sheridan Hollow. The public is invited to participate in a discussion about a century of environmental injustices in Read More …

SHARE Releases Report on Feasibility of Meeting Energy Needs of the Empire State Plaza Without Fossil Fuels

Albany – Today, SHARE released a comprehensive report on the feasibility of meeting energy needs of the State Capitol and Empire State Plaza in Albany without fossil fuels. The 36-page document, prepared by the SHARE science committee, describes a credible plan for transitioning government buildings in Albany to renewable heat and power for normal operating Read More …

#CuomoWalkTheTalk on Climate Change March and Rally, April 23, 2018

Almost 2,000 people from various supporting organizations and local residents participated in the #CuomoWalkTheTalk on Climate Change March and Rally from Albany’s old Sheridan Hollow ANSWERS plant to the New York State Capitol Building urging Governor Cuomo to make New York a 100% Renewable Energy State. March supporters are: Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy, Read More …