NJBIZ - Energy and Utilities http://www.njbiz.com/section/energy_utilities Energy and Utilities Energy and Utilities en-us Copyright 2018 NJBIZ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:33:40 EST Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:33:40 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019917&source=RSS NJ lawmakers seek to limit disposal of fracking by-products New Jersey lawmakers are looking add controls to the controversial natural gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or &#8220fracking. &#8221 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019918&source=RSS Direct Energy Business to acquire Source Power Gas Retail electricity provider Direct Energy Business on Monday said it has agreed to purchase Source Power Gas LLC. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181015/NJBIZ01/181019918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181011/NJBIZ01/181019967&source=RSS Legislators explore fuel cell technology as alternative to fossil fuels With an eye toward economic growth and environmental preservation, New Jersey lawmakers heard testimony Thursday on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies in motor vehicles. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181011/NJBIZ01/181019967&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181011/NJBIZ01/181019982&source=RSS 54 PSEG employees to aid Columbia Gas efforts in Massachusetts Public Service Electric and Gas Co. is sending 54 employees to Massachusetts for six weeks to assist Columbia Gas with restoration efforts following natural gas explosions that occurred Sept. 13. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181011/NJBIZ01/181019982&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181008/NJBIZ01/181009853&source=RSS Danish offshore wind company acquires Deepwater, expands NJ presence Danish energy company Orsted inked a deal with U. S. -based D. E. Shaw Group to purchase Deepwater Wind as both companies pursue plans to develop offshore wind projects off the Jersey shore. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 14:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181008/NJBIZ01/181009853&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009891&source=RSS American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy New Jersey improves five spots The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released a report that identifies New Jersey as the most-improved state in terms of meeting energy efficiency goals. Fri, 05 Oct 2018 17:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181005/NJBIZ01/181009891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009913&source=RSS PSEG seeks to lower customer bills PSEG filed an agreement Thursday with an administrative law judge that would keep residential customer bills stable and at levels that are 30 percent lower than customers paid in 2008. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009913&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009914&source=RSS NJ BPU set to move ahead with nuclear subsidy application process The state&#8217s public utilities board is set to begin the process for determining which nuclear power plants should receive ratepayer subsidies to stay afloat. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181004/NJBIZ01/181009914&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180928/NJBIZ01/180929866&source=RSS NJBIZ reveals 2018 Fast 50 list Twenty-two never-before-ranked companies appear on this year's list of NJBIZ Fast 50 honorees. Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180928/NJBIZ01/180929866&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180927/NJBIZ01/180929868&source=RSS Proposed clean energy program would save consumers 7.4B, PSEG says Public Service Electric and Gas Co. on Thursday proposed to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities a program that would see the utility make substantial investments in clean energy and advanced technology. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 15:11:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180927/NJBIZ01/180929868&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180926/NJBIZ01/180929896&source=RSS iPlay granted platinum green business rating Indoor amusement park and event venue iPlay America has achieved a platinum rating from the Green Business Bureau, the Freehold-based company said Wednesday. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180926/NJBIZ01/180929896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180924/NJBIZ01/180929925&source=RSS Trane's on track for energy revolution Nestled just outside of Trenton in an industrial zone near the Hamilton border stands one of the state's largest solar arrays at a manufacturing facility. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180924/NJBIZ01/180929925&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180924/NJBIZ01/180929941&source=RSS Murphy praises Amazon solar installation, says company and NJ good fit New Jersey &#8220has everything a global company like Amazon&#8221 needs for success, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday at the unveiling of more than 12,000 rooftop solar panels at the Edison Amazon Fulfillment Center in Edison. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180924/NJBIZ01/180929941&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180920/NJBIZ01/180929983&source=RSS KDC's great adventure Six Flags solar project Construction is underway on a solar system that will power almost all the electrical needs of Jackson&#8217s Six Flags Great Adventure amusement park. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:54:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180920/NJBIZ01/180929983&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919834&source=RSS PSEG readies for cooler weather with residential rate decrease There&#8217s good news for Public Service Electric and Gas Co. &#8217s residential gas customers Starting next month your rates are coming down. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919834&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919835&source=RSS Covanta completes 45M Fla. acquisition Covanta Holding Corp. has completed its acquisition and taken over operations of two waste-to-energy facilities in West Palm Beach, Fla. , bringing its total in the state to eight. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180918/NJBIZ01/180919835&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919854&source=RSS BPU to solicit applications for offshore wind generation New Jersey&#8217s public utilities board will begin accepting applications on Sept. 20 to develop 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919854&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919877&source=RSS OP-ED Community solar new opportunity for agriculture In May, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a historic bill that established a community solar program in the state of New Jersey. If properly implemented, the program promises to grow New Jersey's renewable energy sector and help increase access to solar energy to more families, communities and businesses throughout the state. Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180917/NJBIZ01/180919877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180906/NJBIZ01/180909937&source=RSS EPA awards 84.5M to NJ for water infrastructure The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it has awarded nearly 84. 5 million to New Jersey to help finance water infrastructure projects. The funds will primarily be used to upgrade wastewater and drinking water systems throughout the state. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 13:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180906/NJBIZ01/180909937&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180905/NJBIZ01/180909952&source=RSS Developers make third push for AC offshore wind project Two developers of an offshore wind project proposed for the Atlantic City coast are making their third effort to get the state's approval for the 25-megawatt wind proposal after former Gov. Chris Christie blocked two similar efforts. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20180905/NJBIZ01/180909952&source=RSS