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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

New Jersey BPU Sets “Top Tier” Energy Savings Targets

23 Jun , 2020  

Originally posted on utilitydive.com on June 11, 2020. Dive Brief: The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) on Wednesday approved a framework for Energy Efficiency and Peak Demand Reduction programs, setting five-year savings targets of 2.15% for electric distribution companies and 1.10% for gas distribution companies. According to the BPU and energy efficiency advocates, the targets will result […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Utility Customers in New Jersey Face Energy Use Mandate

11 Jun , 2020  

This article was originally published on njspotlight.com on June 11, 2020. Ambitious energy efficiency restrictions should speed state on road to clean-energy goals, curb emissions contributing to climate change. Utilities in New Jersey will be required to reduce how much gas and electricity their customers use after the state approved a comprehensive program mandating those […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

New Jersey and the Modern Utility

13 Jul , 2017  

New Jersey’s Energy Future PSE&G for Politico The modern utility faces a new reality: Our customers want – and need – enhanced reliability and resiliency. They want fewer service interruptions and, if the lights do go out, they want power restored quickly. That requires substantial investment. Society also wants cleaner energy with lower emissions, to […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Keeping the Lights On

7 Sep , 2016  

Gita Subramony, ERS, for Zondits CityLab takes a look at Hoboken New Jersey’s plans to develop its own back-up power supply. In 2012, Hoboken was one of the many communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy. Hoboken, just across the Hudson River from New York City, is a low-lying urban community, and it was almost completely underwater […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

20 Jun , 2016  

PSE&G Offers Money-Saving Hot Weather Tips 10 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Save on Electric Bills PSE&G, June 20, 2016 On the first official day of summer, Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, reminds customers that higher temperatures can also lead to more usage and higher electric bills. Customers can save […]

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Finance, Markets & Business

10 Years of Diverted Clean Energy Funds in New Jersey Add Up

13 Jun , 2016  

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THE LIST: DETAILING THE DIVERSIONS FROM THE STATE’S CLEAN ENERGY FUND NJ Spotlight, June 13, 2016 The diversion of clean-energy money to help balance the next state fiscal-year budget is an annual rite of early summer in the [New Jersey] State House. Over the past 10 budgets, more than $1.3 billion has been diverted from […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Zenesis House Energy Innovations

8 Feb , 2016  

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Max Twogood for Zondits, February 8, 2016. Image credit: Frans Drewniak A New Jersey father and son have found a way to reduce not just their energy costs, but also the aches and pains of shoveling snow: As part of what they call their “Zenesis House,” the Raj and Asit Parikh of Paramus installed two ground […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

New Jersey Needs to Do More to Reduce Energy Use

22 Sep , 2015  

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New Jersey Falling Behind Other States in Efforts to Boost Energy Efficiency NJ Spotlight, September 21, 2015. Image credit: Ken Lund New Jersey needs to do more to reduce energy use and is falling behind what other states are doing to curb the consumption of gas and electricity, according to a panel of experts at a […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

PSE&G Aligns Goals to Reduce Energy Consumption, Prices, & Air Pollution

5 Mar , 2015  

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PSE&G ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PLAN COULD CUT ELECTRICITY, GAS PRICES FOR CUSTOMERS NJ Spotlight, March 4, 2015 Utility and state have reached tentative settlement that will enable consumers and businesses to use less power, reduce air pollution The state and Public Service Electric & Gas have agreed on a tentative settlement that would allow the state’s largest […]

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