April 15, 2024

Joseph Fiordaliso

NJ BPU President Fiordaliso Dies
Joseph L. Fiordaliso, who led the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities as it embraced an aggressive and sweeping clean energy agenda marked by a major investment in offshore wind, has died.
NJ Opens Community Solar and Nuclear Support Programs
New Jersey made its community solar pilot program permanent, with a major focus on ensuring half of all subscribers are low- or moderate-income households.
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
NJ Senate Approves Two BPU Commissioners
The New Jersey Senate approved two new commissioners to the state Board of Public Utilities, bringing the five-member board to full strength.
NJ Backs Studies of OSW Impact on Marine Life
New Jersey’s BPU and Department of Environmental Protection approved $2 million in funding to study the impact of offshore wind development on marine life.
NJ to Update OSW Strategic Plan
New Jersey regulators agreed to search for a consultant to develop a new strategic plan to guide the effort to install 11 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040.
Solar Landscape
NJ Hikes Non-residential Solar Incentives After Registration Lags
State regulators cut incentives for residential solar and increased them for some non-residential projects after a report said the latter missed targets.
Gov. Murphy
NJ Governor Sets Out Accelerated Emissions Targets
Gov. Phil Murphy outlined initiatives to accelerate reaching net zero, including 2035 targets for ending power sector emissions and selling of gas-powered cars.
NJ’s Aggressive Clean Energy Plans Face 2023 Challenges
New Jersey’s far-reaching OSW plans face challenges as the first project undergoes permit scrutiny and the state launches a third coastal wind solicitation.
NJ BPU Backs Utility Benchmarking for 30,000 Buildings
New Jersey regulators approved a new benchmarking program requiring 30,000 buildings to annually report their water, gas and electricity use.
Ørsted New Jersey Wind Project Faces Local Opposition
Ocean Wind project developer Ørsted has asked the New Jersey BPU to approve an easement to run cables in Ocean City regardless of the town’s wishes.

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