NJBIZ - Energy and Utilities http://www.njbiz.com/section/energy_utilities Energy and Utilities Energy and Utilities en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Mon, 10 Dec 2018 04:54:35 EST Mon, 10 Dec 2018 04:54:35 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181206/NJBIZ01/181209921&source=RSS OP-ED Nautilus would put NJ at forefront of offshore wind industry This month, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is considering approval of the Nautilus Offshore Wind project, a joint venture between EDF Renewables and Fishermen's Energy set to be located 2. 8 miles east of the Atlantic City coastline and include three wind turbines. Nautilus could be the first offshore wind project in the state, and only. . . Thu, 06 Dec 2018 07:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181206/NJBIZ01/181209921&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181204/NJBIZ01/181209957&source=RSS American Water opens Camden HQ, donates 200K for STEM lab American Water welcomed hundreds of people to a ceremony Tuesday to mark the opening of its new national corporate headquarters on the Camden Waterfront. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181204/NJBIZ01/181209957&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181204/NJBIZ01/181209970&source=RSS Acrow Bridge names Parisi vp for US, Canada Parsippany-based bridge engineering and supply company Acrow Bridge has appointed Russ Parisi as vice presidentgeneral manager in the United States and Canada. Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181204/NJBIZ01/181209970&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181203/NJBIZ01/181209974&source=RSS Armistead Mechanical Inc. Services hires Grande Waldwick-based mechanical construction, engineering and HVAC contracting services company Armistead Mechanical Inc. Services has hired Matthew Grande to join its automation control team. Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181203/NJBIZ01/181209974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181129/NJBIZ01/181129865&source=RSS Sullivan, Fiordaliso detail how wind energy could boost NJ's economy Two senior Murphy administration officials touted the potential long term ancillary economic boost from the governor&#8217s goal of 3,500 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity at Princeton University Thursday morning. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181129/NJBIZ01/181129865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181129/NJBIZ01/181129866&source=RSS PSEG earns Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award Public Service Electric and Gas, New Jersey&#8217s largest utility, has been recognized by PA Consulting as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award at the organization&#8217s ReliabilityOne Awards. Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181129/NJBIZ01/181129866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181126/NJBIZ01/181129958&source=RSS NJ Transit urged to join 'electrification revolution' In an effort to lower incidents of respiratory illnesses, several environmental groups are asking New Jersey Transit to switch its buses from diesel to electric, arguing such a move will improve health and be more cost-effective. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181126/NJBIZ01/181129958&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181121/NJBIZ01/181129972&source=RSS PSEG taps Accardo to lead regulatory efforts Public Service Enterprise Group has promoted Joseph Accardo to vice president-regulatory and deputy general counsel. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181121/NJBIZ01/181129972&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119935&source=RSS Panel Construction companies challenged to find workers Construction in New Jersey is booming to the degree that there is a shortage of qualified labor to perform the volume of jobs, according to three panelists who took part in an industry panel Wednesday in Whippany. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181114/NJBIZ01/181119935&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109854&source=RSS Murphy pitches clean energy at Princeton Gov. Phil Murphy pitched his New Jersey clean energy goals to dozens of researchers and professors at Princeton University on Friday, pointing to the potential economic benefit of boosting such an industry. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109854&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109867&source=RSS Design 'smart cities' around people, Tech Day panelists suggest In New Jersey's cities of tomorrow, kitchen appliances could alert homeowners they need to be replaced. Smart meters could tell them how to lower their electric bill. Commuters would be able to use ride-sharing apps to connect them from home or work to the nearest train station &#8212 via bicycles or electric scooters rather than cars. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181109/NJBIZ01/181109867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181101/NJBIZ01/181109978&source=RSS Soltage closes Round 1 of investment for solar portfolio Renewable energy provider Soltage has closed the first round of investment for a 38-project, 100-megawatt solar portfolio. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181101/NJBIZ01/181109978&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039960&source=RSS AC's Claridge Hotel to ban plastic straws in 2019 The owners of the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City announced plans for the entire resort to eliminate the use of plastic straws beginning Jan. 1. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039960&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039976&source=RSS JJ, NFI earn EPA freight efficiency recognition The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency honored New Brunswick&#8217s Johnson Johnson and Cherry Hill&#8217s NFI Industries with SmartWay Excellence Awards at the 2018 American Trucking Association Annual Management Conference Exhibition in Austin, Texas, this week. Wed, 31 Oct 2018 08:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181031/NJBIZ01/181039976&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181039985&source=RSS NJ American Water granted new rates by BPU The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved a settlement between New Jersey American Water and the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel for new water and wastewater rates that will keep water about 1 cent per gallon. Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:48:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181039985&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181029872&source=RSS NJ Senate approves bill to ban fracking waste The state Senate approved a measure to ban the disposal of waste from the controversial natural-gas drilling process hydraulic fracturing otherwise known as fracking within New Jersey's state borders. Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181030/NJBIZ01/181029872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181029/NJBIZ01/181029879&source=RSS PSEG says bills to remain stable after BPU OKs agreement The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities granted approval Monday to PSEG on a settlement agreement that keeps bills for the typical combined electric and gas residential customer stable and at levels that are 30 percent lower than customers paid in 2008. Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181029/NJBIZ01/181029879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029899&source=RSS Port Authority unveils 2050 clean energy goal The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees many of the bridges, tunnels and airports in the New York City metro area, unveiled plans for an 80 percent reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181026/NJBIZ01/181029899&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181023/NJBIZ01/181029954&source=RSS Proposed law to allow local stormwater utilities could spell new tax, opponents say Lawmakers advanced a measure that would enable local governments to establish their own stormwater utilities. But the proposal drew criticism from business advocates who said the measure could amount to more taxes. Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181023/NJBIZ01/181029954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181022/NJBIZ01/181029975&source=RSS Businesses must connect to protect water supplies All businesspeople must juggle a wide array of priorities each day. One that should be high on every-one's list is the health and sustainability of water resources in the Garden State. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181022/NJBIZ01/181029975&source=RSS