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Nonprofit ChargEVC projects electric vehicle growth in New Jersey

ChargEVC released Wednesday its updated projections for electric vehicle adoption in New Jersey. ChargEVC is a not-for-profit coalition of diverse stakeholders that includes retail automotive dealers, utilities, consumer and equity advocates, environmental and labor organizations and technology companies. The report summarizes extensive new research to understand electric vehicle adoption trends in New Jersey, and projects ...

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Atlantic City Electric completes targeted enhancements to further improve service reliability

Atlantic City Electric has been upgrading and enhancing the local energy grid to better serve its customers. As part of this effort, Atlantic City Electric has completed work to upgrade a priority list of distribution lines that serve thousands of customers. Through data-driven analysis, the company’s engineers identified and prioritized lines within its service area ...

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Environmental advocates promote electric vehicles in Edison

Environmental advocates and politicians promoted electrical vehicles on Wednesday in Edison. They discussed ways New Jersey can address pollution in motor vehicles by expanding electric vehicle infrastructure and accessibility. “Electric vehicles are here now, and New Jersey needs to make it easier to plug in,” Doug O’Malley, director of Environment New Jersey, said. “Electrifying our ...

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New Jersey Resources appoints Westhoven as President and CEO

New Jersey Resources announced Steve Westhoven has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of NJR and its principal subsidiaries, including New Jersey Natural Gas, effective Oct. 1. Laurence M. Downes who is set to retire as CEO on Sept. 30, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board until the company’s Annual ...

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Offshore Wind coming to Oyster Creek

Ocean Wind LLC, who owns Orsted, has secured the rights to bring offshore wind power at the former Oyster Creek nuclear station. Orsted won approval from the BPU to build a 1,100-megawatt, $1.6 billion offshore wind facility close to 15 miles away from the coast of Atlantic City in June. Atlantic Shores also won a ...

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Greg Lalevee, business manager, IUOE Local 825.

The proposed PennEast Pipeline presents an age-old conflict: jobs vs. the environment

The PennEast Pipeline project has been a point of contention for five years. Proponents contend the proposed $1 billion project will bring natural gas in a safe manner and provide high-paying construction jobs; opponents warn it would damage the environment, displace residents, and pose risks to human health. In the latest skirmish over the pipeline, ...

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