Translator Disclaimers

  • 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

  • Mar

    18

    2016

    Christie Administration Adopts Comprehensive Cybersecurity Requirements for Regulated Utilities

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today adopted a set of comprehensive cybersecurity requirements for the regulated electric, natural gas, and water/wastewater utilities as part of the Christie Administration’s efforts to further reduce the potential of cyber threats from impacting the reliability and resiliency of utility service and to protect cu

  • Feb

    24

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Merger of Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications

    Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) approved a merger between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable Inc. The Board approved a stipulated agreement between Board staff, the two companies and New Jersey Rate Counsel that allows for the cable and telecommunications entities of Time Warner Cable to be purchased by Charter Communications

  • Feb

    24

    2016

    N.J. BPU Rules Only on the Issue of Whether a Transmission-Only Company can be a Public Utility under State Law

    Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) denied a request by Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) and Mid-Atlantic Interstate Transmission, LLC (MAIT), a transmission-only subsidiary company of FirstEnergy Transmission, LLC, to have MAIT be considered a New Jersey “public utility” subject to the Board’s jurisdiction for certain limited purposes. Si

  • Feb

    24

    2016

    Christie Administration Continues Support of Energy Efficiency Initiatives with $5.3 Million in Clean Energy Incentives

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today approved $5.3 million in total incentives that make possible the total investment of $13.4 million in energy efficiency improvements by six separate entities. The energy efficiency improvements will reduce demand on the power grid saving over 19.5 MWh in electricity annually

  • Feb

    11

    2016

    New Jersey Basic Generation Service Auction Results Provide for Stable Electricity Prices for Most Residents and Small to Medium Sized Businesses

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved the results of the State’s 15th annual electricity auction for Basic Generation Service (BGS), which resulted in an overall tranche-weighted average winning price decrease of 4.3% as compared to last year’s auction.