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.

Mar 21, 2012

Print shop owner adds wind power to mix of energy efficiencies

The owner of a printing shop in Linden said his is the first business in the state to install wind turbines on a commercial roof, after overcoming roadblocks from a six-month approval process.

Mar 19, 2012

N.J.’s largest solar company lays off 80, but says rehiring likely

The state's largest solar company has cut 20 percent of its staff, though the firm's chief executive said the cutbacks are only temporary.

Mar 16, 2012

RGGI auction sells 41.6M in carbon dioxide allowances

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative announced today it sold $41.6 million in carbon dioxide allowances on Wednesday in its first quarterly auction since New Jersey's official withdrawal from the cap-and-trade program. The announcement was made one day after the Senate passed a bill that would require the state to rejoin the...

Mar 9, 2012

Clinton joins NRG chief on tour of Haitian solar installation

With a $1 million charitable commitment through the Clinton Global Initiative, Princeton-based NRG Energy Inc. has completed two of its 25 projects to bring low-cost solar energy to Haiti.

Feb 28, 2012

New group promoted clean energy from biz perspective

More than 100 clean-energy businesses are banding together to push for policies that support innovation and spur growth in the sector.

Feb 28, 2012

Poll N.J. residents support alternative energy development

While Gov. Chris Christie's budget proposal would divert $210 million from the state's clean energy fund and shift revenue out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative that he's withdrawn the state from, residents show strong support for more alternative energy development, according to a Stockton College poll.

Feb 22, 2012

Here comes the sun Solis bringing solar power to N.J. churches

Two parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Trenton have become the first in the state to install solar power systems, thanks to a power-purchase agreement with Manasquan-based solar integrator Solis Partners.

Feb 21, 2012

Stockton to host EPA administrator for energy discussion

The William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will tackle the tough topic of energy policy Wednesday during a day-long Energy Symposium highlighted by a speech from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson.

Feb 15, 2012

At symposium, BPU chief says he’s trying to stabilize ‘overheated’ solar sector

The new president of the Board of Public Utilities told an industry gathering Wednesday he's working to stabilize the "overheated" solar market, though he made clear he'll address the problem within the context of working to lower energy bills.

Feb 13, 2012

Bill to add fluoride to water comes at hefty taxpayer price tag, says opponent

A bill under consideration in the Legislature to mandate the addition of fluoride to the public water supply would cost taxpayers billions, according to one opponent, but a major service provider said it's not taking a position on the issue.