NJBIZ - Energy and Utilities http://www.njbiz.com/section/energy_utilities Energy and Utilities Energy and Utilities en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:46:15 EST Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:46:15 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140917/NJBIZ01/140919763&source=RSS Louis Berger breaks ground on America Samoa power plant project Morristown-based engineering and consulting firm Louis Berger announced Wednesday that it has broken ground on the Satala power plant in Pago Pago, America Samoa. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140917/NJBIZ01/140919763&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140916/NJBIZ01/140919806&source=RSS Parsippany-based logistics partnership acquires unloading rack in 'drop-down' deal PBF Logistics LP will acquire the a train-unloading unit that works with the Delaware City Refinery in Delaware from a subsidiary of PBF Energy Inc. for 150 million, the companies announced Tuesday. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140916/NJBIZ01/140919806&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919967&source=RSS Windels Marx adds pair of experienced energy and utility attorneys to its N.J. offices Law firm Windels Marx announced Wednesday that it has added two lawyers to the firm's New Jersey offices. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919967&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919998&source=RSS Louis Berger launches new turnkey power unit Louis Berger, a Morristown-based engineering and consulting firm, announced Tuesday that it has created a new unit focused on turnkey power generation and distribution solutions. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140910/NJBIZ01/140919998&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089987&source=RSS Terhune Orchards Where you can see and taste the difference Among today's consumers, being green is more of a perk than ever. And companies know it &#8212 so there's plenty of incentive to be somewhat disingenuous about just how green you are. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089988&source=RSS Using sun, wind ... and honey? Cox Printers diversifies its commitment A large array of solar panels, two wind turbines and a duo of honeybee hives. The roof of Cox Printers in Linden is a medley of environmentally friendly elements &#8212 ranging from the state-of-the-art to the unconventional &#8212 that has to be seen to be believed. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089988&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089989&source=RSS Greenleaf Painters finds price is now right for its product Between giving examples of his sustainable practices, Jonathan Shenk, owner of Greenleaf Painters, was fending off calls about the extra painters he's looking to hire. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089989&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089990&source=RSS Sustaining profits Going green can improve the bottom line, even for small businesses Small business owners have offered sustainability gurus every excuse in the book. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140908/NJBIZ01/309089990&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140902/NJBIZ01/309029997&source=RSS How do casino closings impact a 1.2B company? We talked with A.C. Electric The announced closings of three casinos in Atlantic City &#8212 and the seemingly inevitable closings of a few more &#8212 have state and local governments scrambling to address the economic consequences that will have in the area. Perhaps overlooked is the impact these closings will have on businesses that serve these casinos, such as Atlantic. . . Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20140902/NJBIZ01/309029997&source=RSS 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