Energy

Early adoption powers solar strength

In 2004, Tom Pollock saw the light. Technically, Pollock, then CEO of Freehold’s Trinity Heating and Air Inc., recognized solar power’s potential in the 1980s when he was selling solar hot water. “We thought, ‘Gee, if they could ever do this for electricity, instead of just water, this would be a great thing,'” he said. ...

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Hess makes power play in bid to build its Newark plant

As Hess Corp. prepares to spend $650 million building a 625-megawatt natural gas-fueled power plant in Newark, the firm is asking federal regulators to solve a dispute that could save the company $13.5 million. But doing so would require the regional grid operator to approve equipment adjustments that so far,...

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