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Louis Berger launches new turnkey power unit

Louis Berger launches new turnkey power unit

How do casino closings impact a $1.2B company? We talked with A.C. Electric

How do casino closings impact a $1.2B company? We talked with A.C. Electric

Energy & Utilities News

Summit's 'big challenge': Make sustainability appealing to small business (Spotlight on Small Business Sustainability)

Treat energy like milk. Understand that these are both commodities that fluctuate in price. Produce energy or milk when the cost is high and there's money to be made from it. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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 — so there's plenty of incentive to be somewhat disingenuous about just how green you are. Read More »»

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 — ranging from the state-of-the-art to the unconventional — that has to be seen to be believed. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

How do casino closings impact a $1.2B company? We talked with A.C. Electric

The announced closings of three casinos in Atlantic City — and the seemingly inevitable closings of a few more — 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 City Electric. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

Rutgers study: PSE&G transmission program will create thousands of jobs a year, millions in revenue for state, towns

PSE&G 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 state and its municipalities. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

Aqua New Jersey buys Sussex County water system

Aqua America’s New Jersey subsidiary has purchased the Summit Lakes municipal water system assets from Sparta Township, it said recently. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

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. Read More »»

PSEG reports Q2 earnings

Public Service Enterprise Group, the parent of utility PSE&G, announced its second-quarter earnings Wednesday. Read More »»

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