NJBIZ - Energy and Utilities http://www.njbiz.com/section/energy_utilities Energy and Utilities Energy and Utilities en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:46:49 EST Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:46:49 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829772&source=RSS MISTRAS acquires NACHER Corp., an offshore maintenance company Princeton Junction-based MISTRAS Group Inc. announced Thursday that it has acquired The NACHER Corporation, a provider of maintenance and inspection services primarily on offshore platforms. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140828/NJBIZ01/140829772&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140827/NJBIZ01/140829796&source=RSS Rutgers study PSEG transmission program will create thousands of jobs a year, millions in revenue for state, towns PSEG released Wednesday a study conducted by Rutgers University that focused on the energy company's 8. 1 billion transmission investment program from 2011 to 2021. The program is projected to add 6,000 jobs annually over its 10-year duration, generating more than 4. 3 billion in salary and benefits and more than 640 million in revenue for the. . . Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140827/NJBIZ01/140829796&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140814/NJBIZ01/140819869&source=RSS NRG to acquire Goal Zero, a personal solar product marketer Princeton-based NRG Energy Inc. has reached an agreement with Goal Zero, a provider of personal solar products, to absorb the growing consumer products company into the NRG family of companies. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140814/NJBIZ01/140819869&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140813/NJBIZ01/140819910&source=RSS NRG Yield acquires largest wind farm in U.S. for 870M Princeton-based NRG Yield Inc. on Wednesday announced it has acquired the Atla Wind facility in California from Terra-Gen Power LLC for 870 million. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140813/NJBIZ01/140819910&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140812/NJBIZ01/140819932&source=RSS Pennsylvania firm to build 1B natural gas pipeline in N.J., Pa. PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, plans to build a 100-mile pipeline that aims to bring lower cost natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale region to homes and businesses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140812/NJBIZ01/140819932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140806/NJBIZ01/140809848&source=RSS Aqua New Jersey buys Sussex County water system Aqua America&#8217s New Jersey subsidiary has purchased the Summit Lakes municipal water system assets from Sparta Township, it said recently. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140806/NJBIZ01/140809848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140801/NJBIZ01/140809975&source=RSS American Water subsidiary continues to grow footprint with acquisitions Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of Voorhees-based American Water, announced Thursday that it has closed three acquisitions, comprising the assets of municipal wastewater and water systems. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140801/NJBIZ01/140809975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140731/NJBIZ01/140739911&source=RSS Off-the-grid power is gaining post-Sandy popularity Even a week after Superstorm Sandy dissipated, 25 percent of the state's businesses and residences were in the dark. It was a situation reminiscent of Sol Inc. 's first solar lighting installation in Florida back in the 1990s, around the time when Hurricane Andrew struck. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140731/NJBIZ01/140739911&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140731/NJBIZ01/140739933&source=RSS Good earnings news, bad earnings news for N.J. Resources New Jersey Resources, the Wall-based parent of New Jersey Natural Gas and other utility services, announced Thursday that its fiscal third quarter results were down from the previous year, but its year-to-date net income was up. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140731/NJBIZ01/140739933&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140730/NJBIZ01/140739975&source=RSS PSEG reports Q2 earnings Public Service Enterprise Group, the parent of utility PSEG, announced its second-quarter earnings Wednesday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140730/NJBIZ01/140739975&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289995&source=RSS Locus Energy feels it's still one step ahead of market The row of windows in Locus Energy's office peer out toward Manhattan. It grants the company a view of its former home. The firm, which provides a monitoring and analytics platform for solar panels, moved to Hoboken in late 2012, lured by financial incentives offered by the state's Economic Development Authority. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140728/NJBIZ01/307289995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729844&source=RSS NRG Yield prices Class A stock Princeton-based NRG Yield Inc. announced Wednesday that it has priced its previously announced public offering of 10. 5 million shares of its Class A common stock at 54 per share. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729844&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729848&source=RSS MISTRAS Group awarded radiography services contract Princeton Junction-based MISTRAS Group Inc. , a global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions, announced Thursday a multiyear contract with Southern Nuclear to provide fleet radiography services. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140724/NJBIZ01/140729848&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729889&source=RSS PSEG unit acquires Vermont solar project PSEG Solar Source, a subsidiary of Newark-based Public Service Enterprise Group, announced Wednesday that it will buy the ERWR Whitcomb Farm solar project from juwi solar. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729890&source=RSS United Water signs 20-year lease in Paramus Mack-Cali Realty Corporation announced Wednesday that United Water Management Services Inc. has signed a new lease at a Paramus office building. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140723/NJBIZ01/140729890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729921&source=RSS Middlesex Water announces quarterly dividend Iselin-based Middlesex Water Company announced Tuesday that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140722/NJBIZ01/140729921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/307219997&source=RSS Is Jersey scaring Philly? Not yet Camden area still has ways to go, experts say It was subtle and yet, at the same time, completely in your face. In the backdrop of the Philadelphia skyline and its prized Navy Yard, Gov. Chris Christie and state lawmakers gathered last week at the site of a future marine terminal in Paulsboro, touting the economic benefits of establishing a new working port. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/307219997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729970&source=RSS Toms River insurance agency has new owner A Toms River-based insurance agency was purchased Monday by USI Insurance Services, one of the nation&#8217s largest privately held insurance brokers. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140721/NJBIZ01/140729970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719747&source=RSS PSEG and its parent announce promotions Public Service Electric and Gas Company announced the promotions of three executives Thursday. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140717/NJBIZ01/140719747&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719783&source=RSS Ocean Power reportedly drops Australian project Ocean Power Technologies, a Pennington wave-energy company, reportedly canceled its plans to build a renewable-energy project in Australia. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140716/NJBIZ01/140719783&source=RSS