Aug 23, 2013

NRG Energy acquires Energy Curtailment Specialists

Princeton-based energy company NRG Energy Inc. announced Thursday its acquisition of Energy Curtailment Specialists. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Aug 22, 2013

Environmental groups renew calls to block offshore gas pipeline

Environmental advocates have filed documents with the federal government protesting a controversial plan for a liquefied natural gas facility off the coast of Sandy Hook.

Aug 15, 2013

One of the largest net-metered solar installations will be in N.J.

Marina Energy will be a piece of a partnership that's building one of the country's largest net-metered solar installations, in Lopatcong Township, for plastic bottles manufacturer Berry Plastics.

Aug 8, 2013

NRG Energy acquires Texas cogeneration plant for 244M

Princeton-based energy company NRG Energy Inc. announced today it has closed on the acquisition of the Gregory cogeneration plant in Corpus Christi, Texas. NRG is paying approximately $244 million in cash for the plant, exclusive of adjustments relating to working capital.

Aug 7, 2013

N.J. Natural Gas announces latest compressed natural gas station

New Jersey Natural Gas has started work on a third compressed natural gas refueling station in South Jersey, the utility announced.

Aug 1, 2013

Congressional delegation seeks answers on smart grids

A bipartisan coalition of New Jersey's congressional delegation is introducing a bill to promote smart grids — an effort they say would limit damage storms like Hurricane Sandy can wreak on the state's energy system.

Jul 29, 2013

N.J. gas prices fall, but higher demand still ahead

The summer rally in gas prices cooled last week in New Jersey and nationwide, but analysts are uncertain whether relief will last.

Jul 26, 2013

Biodiesel producer announces Bayonne terminal agreement

Iowa-based Biodiesel producer and marketer Renewable Energy Group Inc. announced Thursday it will offer biodiesel at the International-Matex tank terminals in Bayonne.

Jul 26, 2013

Mulling the infrastructure costs of electric cars

Jimin Liu has only had her Nissan Leaf for a few weeks, but she's already gotten used to answering the same old questions about electric vehicles.
"The questions that pop up most are where can I charge it, how long does it take me to charge it and how long can I drive it," she said.

Jul 19, 2013

NRG announces dividend

Princeton-based energy company NRG announced today a quarterly dividend on its common stock. The dividend comes to 12 cents per share, or 48 cents per share on an annualized basis.

Jul 18, 2013

NJR increases share repurchase, will buy back another 1 million

Wall-based New Jersey Resources announced on Wednesday that its board has authorized it will add 1 million shares to its repurchase program.

Jul 11, 2013

NJ solar market crashes back to earth, with experts doubtful it will stage a recovery

Not long ago, New Jersey's solar market was a gold mine.