June 17, 2024

New Jersey

NJ Legislators Consider $300M for Grid Upgrades
New Jersey's grid upgrade bill would require each of the state’s four electric utilities to develop and implement a plan to modernize the electric transmission and distribution system.
Lund's Fisheries
Opponents to NJ OSW Project Sue BOEM To Stop Project
A coalition of commercial fishing interests, hotel and motel owners and an environmental group have sued to overturn approval for New Jersey’s first offshore wind project.
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Car Industry: NJ Consumers Wary EV Adopters
New Jersey car dealers say they're committed to the transition from gas to electric vehicles, but the ACC II rules don’t take into account consumer attitudes.
Monmouth University
Poll Shows Drop in Support for Offshore Wind in NJ
New Jersey has to do a much better job in reaching out to communities to demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind projects, researcher says.
DCO Energy
NY Stakeholders Balk at NJ OSW Cost Allocation
New York stakeholders are challenging a PJM rule change they say could hit them with some of the cost of New Jersey's transmission upgrades for offshore wind.
Solar Landscape
New Jersey Solar Pipeline Surges While Installations Drop
A healthy project pipeline notwithstanding, New Jersey has dropped in solar industry rankings for annual new capacity, from No. 9 in 2019 to 20th in 2021.
NJ Enviros: Heat Pumps Can Cut Building Emissions, Costs
New Jersey could dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions from buildings – the state’s second largest source of emissions – by replacing fossil-fueled boilers with heat pumps and other electric appliances and beefing up incentives for the equipment, according to a recent report from the New Jersey Conservation Foundation. Heat pumps can replace furnaces or boilers, …
Dominion Energy
The Mid-Atlantic in 2022: Offshore Wind, Decarbonization and Youngkin
The key climate policy stories that bear watching in the Mid-Atlantic region in 2022 make up a short but high-impact list that includes offshore wind, how quickly the region’s investor-owned utilities will decarbonize and Glenn Youngkin. The clean energy landscape in the Mid-Atlantic region got a major shake-up in November when Republican Youngkin edged out …
NJ Greenlights Incentives for Multi-dwelling EV Chargers
In its final meeting of 2021, the New Jersey BPU moved ahead with actions to put more EV chargers in minority and low-income communities.
Gov. Phil Murphy
NJ’s Murphy Expected to Stay the Course on Clean Energy Policies
Gov. Phil Murphy’s narrow margin of victory in New Jersey's gubernatorial election is not expected to affect his sweeping clean energy initiatives.

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