May 1, 2012

BPU Generators building subsidized plants can’t modify contract terms

Two companies planning to build power plants under a controversial state incentive program will have to enter this month’s capacity auction under the terms of the original contracts they signed last year.

Apr 30, 2012

Environmental group issues new report on RGGI economics

A new report by Environmental Northeast says if New Jersey does not rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the state could miss out on serious economic benefit.

Apr 26, 2012

In 1.8B deal, Suburban picks up Inergy to become 3rd-largest propane marketer

Suburban Propane Partners L.P., in the Whippany section of Hanover, today announced it will acquire the retail propane assets and operations of Inergy L.P., in Kansas City, Mo., for $1.8 billion in cash, stock and senior notes, doubling its supply and customer base to create the United States'...

Apr 25, 2012

JCPL puts outage data in customers’ hands

To address complaints from its ratepayers about its response system for last year's storms, Jersey Central Power & Light has launched a Web-based power outage mapping tool to give customers and politicians access to real-time reported data on outages from their desktops, smartphones and mobile devices.

Apr 24, 2012

Solar firm creates fund for nonprofits

A South Plainfield solar company is stepping up its outreach to nonprofits and municipalities, and offering them a new way to raise funds in the process.

Apr 20, 2012

DEP program focuses on energy efficiency in N.J. hotels

State regulators have launched a program to help New Jersey hotel owners and operators increase energy efficiency and sustainability, allowing the businesses to achieve cost savings and other economic benefits.

Apr 18, 2012

Petra Solar hosting a Turkish delegation in search of smart-grid solutions

A delegation of public and private electricity transmission and distribution representatives from Turkey will visit South Plainfield energy technology company Petra Solar this afternoon to examine the company's smart grid, grid reliability and renewable energy technologies.

Apr 17, 2012

CEO says PSEG spending 6.7B on reliability, other projects

The chief executive of Public Service Enterprise Group says the company is spending $6.7 billion to boost grid reliability and control pollution.

Apr 4, 2012

Selling cooking oil to turn profit, power generators

What was once a messy headache for two of Newark's biggest attractions has become a source of profit.

Apr 4, 2012

More residential customers choosing third-party suppliers

A coalition of more than 600 energy companies released a report Tuesday that they say offers strong evidence competitive retail electricity markets work for both consumers and suppliers.

Mar 29, 2012

Seeking solutions for clean-tech supply chain

New Jersey's made a name for itself as a solar energy hub, and possibly soon an offshore wind hub, but a group of experts in business, academic and government will gather Friday to address a wider issue — how the state can capture more of the economic value of the green energy boom.

Mar 23, 2012

Hess to hold public meeting on Newark plant

Hess Corp. is taking its plans for a 655-megawatt Newark power plant to the public next week.