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July 2016

  • 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.

  • Feb

    11

    2016

    MEDIA ADVISORY - Availability via Teleconference to follow Special Board Meeting

    NJ Board of Public Utilities to hold Special Board Agenda Meeting to Consider Basic Generation Service (BGS) Auction Results

  • Feb

    09

    2016

    NJ Board of Public Utilities to hold Special Board Agenda Meeting to Consider Basic Generation Service (BGS) Auction Results

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a Special Board Agenda Meeting to consider the results of the 2016 Basic Generation Service (BGS) Auction which concluded this morning.

  • Jan

    27

    2016

    NJ Board of Public Utilities Finds Proposed Southern Reliability Link Route Meets Federal and State Pipeline Safety Requirements

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today found that Natural Gas Company’s (NJNG) proposed route for the Southern Reliability Link (SRL) natural gas pipeline meets or exceeds all federal and state pipeline safety requirements.

  • Jan

    25

    2016

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Announces Nearly All Electric Outages Caused By the Winter Storm Have Been Restored

    – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz announced today that power has been restored to more than 270,000 customers who lost service due to the winter blizzard that dumped up to 30 inches of snow across New Jersey.

  • Dec

    18

    2015

    As Part of the Christie Administration’s 5th Annual Season of Service NJ Board of Public Utilities President Serves Meals and Participates Volunteers of America Delaware Valley Christmas Luncheon

    − Today, Richard S. Mroz, President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board), as part of the Christie Administration’s 5th Annual Season of Service, served holiday meals and participated in Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Christmas Luncheon for residents living in the organization’s group home settings.

  • Dec

    16

    2015

    NJ Board of Public Utilities finds South Jersey Gas’s Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Project Necessary

    Today, the NJ Board of Public Utilities (Board) approved a petition filed by South Jersey Gas Company (SJG) requesting the Board to rule under N.J.S.A. 40:55D-19 of the Municipal Land Use Law (MLUL) that zoning, site plan review and all other municipal land use ordinances and regulations shall not apply to a South Jersey Gas Company (SJG) proposed natural gas pip

  • Dec

    10

    2015

    Christie Administration Marks Milestone of 100,000 Low-Income Households Benefiting from New Jersey Comfort Partners Program

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities President Richard S. Mroz joined Laurence M. Downes, Chairman and CEO of New Jersey Natural Gas, President Jim Fakult from Jersey Central Power & Light and other local officials at the home of Irene Perrini in Keansburg to highlight that 100,000 low-income families have benefited from New Jersey Comfort Partners Program

  • Nov

    20

    2015

    Christie Administration Releases Draft Update to 2011 New Jersey Energy Master Plan

    State Continues on Course of Lowering Energy Costs, Protecting the Environment and Improving the Resiliency of Energy Infrastructure

  • Nov

    16

    2015

    Christie Administration Announces Selection of Program Administrator for New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) announced today that Applied Energy Group (AEG) has been selected to be the next New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program’s (CEP) program administrator.

  • Nov

    16

    2015

    Board Approves PSE&G’s Natural Gas Main Replacement Program to Improve Reliability and Reduce Methane Emissions

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved Public Service Gas Company’s (PSE&G) Gas System Modernization Program (GSMP) which will replace up to 400 miles of gas mains and related service lines over a three-year period

  • Oct

    29

    2015

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Highlights Efforts to Strengthen State’s Utility Infrastructure in Marking Third Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

    Today, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) President Richard S. Mroz joined Laurence M. Downes, chairman and CEO of New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), along with public officials and company representatives, at the base of the Mantoloking Bridge to mark the third anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and highlight efforts underway to strengthen the state’s utility i

  • Oct

    15

    2015

    Christie Administration Encourages Greater Private Investment in Energy Efficient Buildings

    With the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) approval today, New Jersey becomes the first state to incorporate the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Investor Confidence Project (ICP) protocols into an existing energy efficiency program.

  • Sep

    29

    2015

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Honored with New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association’s 2015 Industry Partner Hall of Fame Award

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) was recognized among the recipients of the New Jersey Restaurant and Hospitality Association’s (NJRHA) 2015 Hall of Fame Awards with the association’s prestigious Industry Partner Award. NJRHA honored the BPU in recognition of the financial incentives provided to eligible restaurants across the state through NJ...

  • Sep

    14

    2015

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

    The Christie Administration announced that New Jersey’s residential natural gas customers will pay significantly less this winter for natural gas to heat their homes. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) approved rate reductions of between 5.7% and 14.3% for most residential natural gas customers.

  • Sep

    11

    2015

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities receives Staff’s Report on Electric Companies Responses to June 23rd Storm

    - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today received staff’s report on the review of the electric companies’ preparation and response to the June 23rd severe storm that produced a macroburst with strong straight-line wind gusts that caused over 400,000 electrical outages predominately in Atlantic City Electric (ACE) and Public Service Electric and Ga

  • Jul

    23

    2015

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities receives Preliminary Update on Staff’s Review of Utility Company Responses to June 23rd Storm

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) yesterday received Staff’s preliminary findings on its review of the utility companies’ preparation and response to the June 23rd severe storm that produced a macroburst with straight-line wind gusts of up to 85 mph in areas of southern New Jersey.

  • Jul

    23

    2015

    N.J. Board of Public Utilities Approves Amendments to prior Order Authorizing the Route of a South Jersey Gas Company Proposed Pipeline

    The N.J. Board of Public Utilities (Board) today approved two amendments to its prior June 2013 Order that authorized South Jersey Gas Company (“SJG”) to construct a proposed 21.6 mile natural gas transmission pipeline

  • Jun

    29

    2015

    Governor Announces 99% Of All Power To Be Restored

    Governor Christie today announced a service restoration timeline for South Jersey residents affected by power outages resulting from last week's thunderstorms, including a commitment from Atlantic City Electric (ACE) to reduce outages to 1% of affected households by tomorrow morning.

  • Jun

    9

    2015

    Christie Administration Announces National Contractor Recognition

    The Christie Administration recently announced that fourteen New Jersey contractors under New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program will be honored with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2014 Century Award, which recognizes contractors who have completed 100 or more comprehensive Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® projects in one year.

  • Apr

    17

    2015

    New Jersey Reaches $100 Million Milestone for Clean Energy Program's Latest Direct Install Incentives

    Direct Install Program Surpasses $100 Million in Total Incentives With Energy Efficiency Project at Mercerville Firehouse in Hamilton Township in Mercer County

  • Apr

    16

    2015

    Christie Administration Approves $775,446 in Energy Efficiency Incentives for Jersey High Rise

    Incentives support installation of premium equipment in new 50 story tower.

  • Apr

    15

    2015

    Board Approves $95 Million for PSE&G Energy Efficiency Economic Stimulus Programs

    – Programs will support projects at Hospitals, Multifamily Dwellings, Small Businesses, Local Governments and Schools

  • Mar

    24

    2015

    Christie Administration Approves $1.38 Million in On-Site Generation and Energy Efficiency Grants

    Supermarket in North Haledon to install CHP and 752-unit apartment complex in Parsippany to install Energy Efficiency Upgrades

  • Mar

    23

    2015

    Christie Administration Approves First-Of-Its-Kind Energy Storage Solicitation Awards

    TRENTON, N.J. - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) has approved the State’s first ever energy storage incentive commitments totaling $2.908 million for 13 proposed projects that will install energy storage systems integrated with customer-sited renewable energy generating facilities.

  • Mar

    18

    2015

    JCP&L Ordered to Lower Rates

    Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) today ordered a reduction of over 18% of the distribution portion of Jersey City Power & Light (JCP&L) rates after determining that its customers had been overcharged for electrical service.

  • Mar

    18

    2015

    NJ Board of Public Utilities Concludes Investigation into Fatal Gas Explosion in Ewing Township

    Henkels & McCoy and PSE&G fined for alleged violations of the Underground Facility Protection Act.

  • Feb

    12

    2015

    Board of Public Utilities Approves Basic Generation Service Auction Results

    Auction continues trend of decreasing or stable energy costs for many residents.

  • Feb

    11

    2015

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Approves Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc Proposed Merger

    The NJ Board of Public Utilities approved a merger between Exelon and Pepco Holidings Inc. The Board approved settlement will improve reliability of service and protect Atlantic City Electric jobs.

  • Jan

    9

    2015

    BPU’s Comfort Partners Program Reaches Major Milestone - Over 90,000 Low Income Families have Participated Through Comfort Partners Clean Energy Program

    NJCP, a component of New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, offers free energy-saving improvements and energy education for income-eligible families.

  • Dec

    17

    2014

    Christie Administration Announces Pilot Program to Focus on the Risks Hazardous Trees outside the Utility Right-of-way have on Reliable Electric Service

    In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the NJBPU in conjunction with the New Jersey League of Municipalities, Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) and Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) developed a partnership in an effort to reduce the number of tree-related outages and to increase the reliability of the overhead distribution systems.

  • Nov

    24

    2014

    New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™ has added a new rebate for select ENERGY STAR®Clothes Dryers

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and its Clean Energy Program(NJCEP) launched a new rebate for energy-efficient clothes dryers. Starting November 1, 2014, the program is providing $100 for the purchase of select qualified ENERGY STAR clothes dryers. ENERGY STAR certified clothes dryers use on average 20% less energy than conventional models helping