State launches $2.5M program to support clean-tech startups
The pilot from the New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology is designed to support businesses that have an existing prototype of their technologies and are ready to validate them in a real-world setting.
Renovated Brookdale ShopRite boasts electrifying new feature
The EVgo Inc. electric vehicle fast-charging station, located at the grocery chain’s Broad Street location in Bloomfield, was made possible with funding through the PSE&G Electric Vehicle Charging Program.
American Water invests $3.5M in Somerset County infrastructure
With some installed as far back as the 1930s, the project will upgrade aging 6- and 8-inch cast-iron water lines with new 8-inch ductile iron main in sections of Bernards Township and North Plainfield.
Atlantic City Electric unveils Powering the Future initiative
The plan, which expands support for the state's clean energy and climate goals, outlines 80 interrelated projects that are estimated to sustain more than 600 full-time jobs within the company's workforce, as well as with its contractors and suppliers.
Berkeley Heights gets its biggest solar parking canopy
Mayor Angie Devanney joined executives from The Connell Co. and Brightcore Energy to commemorate the project, located at the 185-acre The Park campus. The installation is expected to deliver annual savings that add up to $496,843 annually — or more than $12.4 million over the system's 25-year life cycle.
Veritas affiliate to acquire Verisk’s energy business for $3.1B
The target, Wood Mackenzie, has provided the energy, renewables and natural resources industries with data, analytics and insights for nearly 50 years.
NJDEP recognizes businesses, organizations as recycling leaders
This year's honorees include an airport; a municipality with a comprehensive curbside, drop-off and food waste salvage system; and a senior citizen who volunteered to collect and deliver reusable refuse generated by his neighbors during the pandemic.
NJBIZ Conversations: Laurie Wiegand-Jackson
Laurie Wiegand-Jackson, the founder, president and CEO of Utility Advantage, explains what steps businesses can take to cut energy costs and usage amid a changing regulatory environment.
SJI appoints its first-ever chief diversity officer
As part of an effort to build a work culture centered around inclusion and belonging, the Folsom-based utility company appointed Shawn Abner-Purnell for the role.
NJBPU selects project to help bring wind power onshore
The joint proposal from Mid-Atlantic Offshore Development and JCP&L for the Larrabee Tri-Collector Solution, which is estimated to cost $1.07 billion taking grid updates into account, marks the first-ever use of the the State Agreement Approach (SAA) between the NJBPU and PJM Interconnection, New Jersey’s grid operator.
NJ American Water shows off $28M water treatment plant upgrades
The project, which includes system enhancements and infrastructure improvements, began in 2019. All elements of the work are expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Poll: Majority of NJ supports Inflation Reduction Act, but don’t think it will help
“There is a bit of a disconnect between support for the Inflation Reduction Act and how much New Jerseyans actually think they will be impacted, with even the law’s strongest supporters divided on how much it will help them personally,” said Ashley Koning, an assistant research professor and director of the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers University – New Bru[...]