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  • Oct

    19

    2017

    NJBPU Helps Hammonton Upgrade Street Lighting to LED Technology

    New Jersey Board of Utilities President Richard S. Mroz joined Hammonton Mayor Steve DiDonato and Vincent Maione, Atlantic City Electric region president, to highlight the town’s efforts to upgrade streetlights with high energy efficient LED technology. Hammonton is utilizing NJ’s Clean Energy Program’s (CEP) SmartStart Buildings program energy efficiency ince

  • Oct

    18

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Joins Hoboken and DOE to Highlight Feasibility Study for Proposed Hoboken Microgrid

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz was joined by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Rima Oueid, U.S. Department of Energy, to highlight the Board’s approval of Hoboken’s application for funding to conduct a Town Center Distributed Energy Resource microgrid feasibility study. The Board is providing approximately $157,000 in funding

  • Oct

    18

    2017

    NJBPU, Town of Hammonton and Atlantic City Electric to Highlight Upgrading of Streetlights with High Energy Efficient LED Technology

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz, Hammonton Mayor Stephen DiDonato, Atlantic City Electric President Vincent Maione and other local officials will hold a press conference on Thursday, October 19, at 10:00 a.m. on the steps of Hammonton Town Hall. The event highlights the BPU’s approval of energy efficiency incentives helping

  • Oct

    17

    2017

    BPU and Hoboken to Highlight Feasibility Study for Proposed Town Center Microgrid

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz and Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer will hold a press conference on Wednesday, October 18, at 1:00 p.m., to highlight the Board’s approval to fund a feasibility study for a proposed Town Center microgrid in Hoboken. The event will take place on the front steps of Hoboken City Hall.

  • Oct

    17

    2017

    NJ Board of Public Utilities and NJUA Recognize New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, along with the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) and the regulated utility companies this week are recognizing New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week. Last year, Governor Christie signed legislation that designates the third week in October to be observed as New Jersey Career in Utilities Week to celebrate the state’

  • Oct

    11

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Highlights Proposed Montclair Microgrid

    Montclair, N.J. – New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz and Commissioner Joseph L. Fiordaliso were joined by Montclair Acting Township Manager Timothy F. Stafford, Esq. and elected local officials at a press conference today highlighting the Board’s approval of Montclair Township’s application for funding to conduct a Town Center

  • Sep

    27

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Highlights Proposed Highland Park Microgrid

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz was joined by Highland Park Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler at a press conference today highlighting the Board’s approval of the Middlesex County community’s application for funding to conduct a Town Center (TC) Distributed Energy Resource (DER) microgrid feasibility study.

  • Sep

    22

    2017

    Board Approves Various Natural Gas Rates Impacting Bills this Winter

    The N.J. Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved provisional Basic Gas Supply Service (BGSS) rates and other rate components that determine the cost of natural gas service for the upcoming heating season for most residential customers and small businesses.

  • Sep

    22

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities to begin State of Solar Market Review.

    Will Seek Stakeholder Input at Regional Public Hearings

  • Sep

    21

    2017

    Christie Administration Surpasses Significant Renewable Energy Milestones

    Exceeds 80,000 Solar Projects and 2.25 Gigawatts of Installed Solar Capacity

  • Sep

    12

    2017

    Sep 12, 2017 - 2017 New Jersey Clean Energy Conference & Awards Ceremony

    The New Jersey Board of Publi c Utilities Recognizes Clean Energy Leaders

  • Sep

    08

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Highlights Proposed Cape May County Microgrid

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz, Cape May County Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton, and Joseph V. Rizzuto, Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority (CMCMUA) Executive Director, highlighted the Board’s approval of Cape May County’s application for a microgrid feasibility study.

  • Sep

    08

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Highlights Proposed Galloway Township Microgrid

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz and Galloway Township Mayor Don Purdy highlighted the Board’s approval of Galloway Township’s application for a microgrid feasibility study.

  • Sep

    07

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Highlights Proposed Camden County Microgrid

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) President Richard S. Mroz, along with Commissioners MaryAnna-Holden, Dianne Solomon, and Upendra J. Chivukula joined energy experts and county officials to highlight the Board’s approval of Camden County’s application for a microgrid feasibility study.

  • Aug

    30

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Highlights Proposed Middletown Township Town Center Microgrid

    Middletown explores benefits of independent energy production as Hurricane Harvey continues destruction in gulf.

  • Aug

    23

    2017

    NJBPU Continues with Christie Administration Energy Master Plan Support for Alternative Fuel Vehicles

    BPU initiates stakeholder process to examine potential impact widespread adoption of electric vehicles might have upon the state’s electric distribution system

  • Aug

    22

    2017

    NJBPU Authorizes Rockland Electric Co. to Initiate Roll Out of Smart Meters

    Program has potential to help Christie Administration reach Energy Master Plan goals

  • Aug

    22

    2017

    NJBPU Approves Pro-Consumer Merger of CenturyLink, Level 3 Communications

    Merger provides competitive pricing greater access to services

  • Aug

    21

    2017

    NJBPU Approves $85.1 Million PSE&G EEE Program for Hospitals, Home, Schools, Businesses

    Since 2009, PSE&G has been helping New Jersey residents save on energy through these programs, complementing New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™ (NJCEP) and supporting the goals of the Christie Administration’s Energy Master Plan.

  • Jun

    30

    2017

    Christie Administration Moves Forward with the Development of Town Center Microgrids to Improve Storm Resiliency of Critical Facilities

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities approves $2 million in N.J. Clean Energy Program funding for 13 town center microgrid feasibility studies

  • May

    31

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Continues Energy Conservation Efforts in Approving Energy Efficiency Incentives Totaling Over $8 Million –

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved approximately $8.4 million in New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program incentives for eight energy efficiency improvement projects that will result in total annual energy cost savings of over $3.1 million.

  • May

    31

    2017

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Atlantic City Electric PowerAhead Program to Improve Storm Resiliency

    ACE to invest $79 million in five-year grid resiliency investment plan

  • May

    31

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Approves Settlement Reached in Verizon Service Quality Matter filed by Cumberland County and 17 Southern New Jersey Towns

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved a stipulation of settlement reached among the parties in a case filed by the County of Cumberland and 17 southern New Jersey towns alleging poor service quality by Verizon New Jersey Inc. (Verizon) due to the company’s failure to properly maintain its copper landline facilities, which provide landlin

  • May

    31

    2017

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Expansion of ACE Pilot Economic Development Program

    Five-year pilot provides economic incentive for businesses to locate in or expand existing facilities in ACE’s southern New Jersey territory

  • Apr

    21

    2017

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Continues to Highlight Importance of Calling 811 Before You Dig during Underground Damage Prevention Month

    $162,000 in total fines levied against 54 parties for violations of the Underground Facility Protection Act

  • Apr

    18

    2017

    April is New Jersey Underground Damage Prevention Month

    NJ Board of Public Utilities urges residents to stay safe and “call 811 before you dig,” It’s the law-

  • Mar

    24

    2017

    Christie Administration Continues Efforts to Implement State Energy Master Plan Policies Supporting Energy Efficiency

    NJBPU approves commercial energy efficiency program incentives totaling more than $3.8 million, which are expected to reduce total annual energy costs by more than $1.5 million

  • Mar

    8

    2017

    Historic Battleship USS New Jersey Undergoes 21st Century High Energy Efficient Technology Upgrades

    Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board), the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc., and the Camden County Improvement Authority announced the on-going installation of 21st Century high energy efficient technologies aboard the historic Battleship USS New Jersey are expected to reduce the ship’s total energy related costs by about $200,000

  • Feb

    22

    2017

    Christie Administration Continues Support of Energy Conservation Efforts at State Buildings, Schools and Multifamily Housing

    NJ’s Clean Energy Program incentives totaling $8.2 Million for four energy efficiency projects to result in total annual energy costs saving of approximately $825,000

  • Feb

    10

    2017

    2017 BGS Press Release

    2017 BGS Press Release

  • Jan

    25

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Approves Over $2.3 Million in Energy Efficiency Incentives

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved over $2.3 million of incentives for energy efficiency improvement projects at the Ocean County Justice Complex, Acutecare Management Services, LLC’s Oceanport Fort Monmouth Hospital and the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe.

  • Jan

    25

    2017

    NJ Board of Public Utilities Begins Process of Considering Request for New Area Code Overlay to Provide Relief in the 609 Area Code

    Board orders public hearing and a comment period to hear from potentially affected phone customers

  • Jan

    25

    2017

    609 Area Code All-services Distributed Overlay

    Why is the Board considering a new Area Code for the 609?

  • Jan

    25

    2017

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Advances Development of Town Center Microgrid Systems by Offering Feasibility Study Grants

    Christie Administration’s Energy Master Plan Update supports microgrids as a technology to make critical facilities more resilient to major storms

  • Jan

    18

    2017

    Christie Administration Reaches Significant Renewable Energy Milestone in 2016 - Surpasses 2 Gigawatts of Installed Solar Capacity

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, (NJBPU) today announced that New Jersey's solar industry has hit a significant milestone in surpassing 2 gigawatts (GW) of installed solar energy capacity. As detailed in the year-end New Jersey Solar Installation Report released today

  • Dec

    13

    2016

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Amends Prior Orders Approving Proposed Pipeline Project following Appellate Division Decision

    Approval conditioned upon the Pinelands Commission’s issuance of a final determination

  • Dec

    13

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Appoints Presiding Commissioner to Verizon Copper Line Service Quality Case

    Board President Mroz to preside in matter filed by 16 towns and the County of Cumberland

  • Nov

    30

    2016

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Advances Development of Microgrid Systems

    Christie Administration’s Energy Master Plan supports microgrids as a technology to make critical facilities more resilient to major storms

  • Nov

    23

    2016

    NJBPU President Mroz and Staff Help to Enliven Homeless Shelter as part of the Christie Administration’s 6th Annual

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) President Richard S. Mroz led by example, showing the importance of giving back during this holiday season. With paintbrush in hand, President Mroz and a crew of NJBPU staff applied a fresh coat of paint to the kitchen and lounge in the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Agape House, a 60-bed homeless shelt

  • Nov

    22

    2016

    Season of Service - Media Advisory

    : As part of the Christie Administration’s 6th annual “Season of Service” which spotlights opportunities to serve New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents, N.J. Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz will work with a crew of BPU volunteers to paint the kitchen and lounge of the Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Agape House, a 60-bed homeless sh

  • Nov

    22

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioners Give Back as Part of the Christie Administration’s 6th Annual ‘Season of Service’

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) Commissioner Dianne Solomon delivered meals to homebound seniors and families in need as part of the Christie Administration’s annual ‘Season of Service’ campaign. Commissioner Solomon picked-up meals from the Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey (JCFS) in Cherry Hill before deliverin

  • Nov

    1

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz Elected to Lead the Organization of PJM States (OPSI)

    OPSI, a non-profit corporation established in May 2005, is an organization of utility regulatory agencies in the 13 states and the District of Columbia that are covered by PJM Interconnection, LLC (PJM), the regional transmission operator (RTO) that oversees the operation of the electric transmission grid and related services.

  • Nov

    1

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Fines Contractor and Natural Gas Utility for Pipeline Safety Violations

    Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) issued its Order fining a utility infrastructure contractor and a regulated natural gas utility company for separate violations of the Underground Facility Protection Act (UFPA) and pipeline safety regulations.

  • Sep

    23

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Settlement in New Jersey Natural Gas Base Rate Case

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) approved a settlement reached among the parties in the base rate case filed by New Jersey Natural Gas Company (NJNG) that reduces the company’s originally proposed rate increase of 24.2% to 7.4%.

  • Sep

    23

    2016

    Christie Administration Announces Residential Natural Gas Customers Will Again Pay Less to Heat Homes This Winter

    The Christie Administration announced that New Jersey’s residential natural gas customers will continue the trend of paying less this winter for natural gas to heat their homes.

  • Sep

    16

    2016

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Launches Improvements to Direct Install Program

    NJ’s Clean Energy Program to work with Small and Medium-sized Businesses, Local Governments and Schools on Energy Efficiency Measures as Supported by Governor Christie’s Energy Master Plan

  • Sep

    15

    2016

    Christie Administration Supports Supplier Diversity Development With Minority-Women, and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) Supplier Diversity Development Council (SDDC) continued to support and develop opportunities among minority- women, service disabled veteran-owned business enterprises (M/W/SDVBEs) and regulated utilities at its annual conference.

  • Aug

    24

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Settlement Reached in Atlantic City Electric Company Base Rate Case

    Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) approved a settlement reached among the parties in the base rate case filed by Atlantic City Electric Company (ACE) which reduces the companies requested rate increase 6.3% down to 3.89%. The Stipulation of Settlement agreed upon by New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel, ACE, Board Staff, and Unimin Corporatio

  • Aug

    24

    2016

    Christie Administration Continues Efforts to Ensure Overall Operations and Responsiveness of Utility Companies

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today continued its oversight of the Electric Distribution Companies’ (EDC) planning, preparedness and responses to major storms by accepting an independent consultant’s report on Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) finances and operations in relation to planning for and responding to major storms.

  • Aug

    2

    2016

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Appeals the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Ruling on PJM’s Capacity Performance Construct

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today ratified the filing of a Notice of Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The Board challenges the decision of a divided Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denying rehearing of PJM’s Capacity Performance construct. FERC denied rehearing by a 2-1 vote, with Chairman Bay dis

  • Aug

    2

    2016

    N. J. Board of Public Utilities Approves Verizon Communications Inc. – XO Communications Services, LLC Merger

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved a merger between Verizon Communications Inc. and XO Communications Services, LLC. As a result of the Board’s approval, Verizon will be able to offer business class customers innovative products and services not currently available

  • Aug

    2

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Settlement

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) approved a settlement reached among Aqua New Jersey, the N.J. Division of Rate Counsel and Board Staff. The approved settlement reduces Aqua New Jersey’s requested rate increase from 6.69% to 0.51%.

  • Jun

    15

    2016

    Christie Administration Announces Grant Program to Help Fund Installation of Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

    Improving New Jersey’s air quality is the impetus for a new grant program that can help employers offset the installation cost for electric vehicle charging stations across the state, and a new website portal to educate the public about electric vehicles, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and Board of Public Utilities (BPU) President

  • Apr

    15

    2016

    April 2016 is Underground Damage Prevention Month

    Governor Chris Christie proclaimed April 2016 to be Underground Damage Prevention Month to increase awareness of safety precautions and requirements in place to protect the public and workers who dig near underground utility infrastructure.

  • Apr

    07

    2016

    Christie Administration Receives National Recognition for Accomplishments in Energy Efficiency

    EPA Recognizes New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™ with 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award