Tag: New Jersey

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

CleanCapital acquires 35 MW distributed solar portfolio in New Jersey

February 27, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

CleanCapital, a distributed energy investor and developer, has acquired a 35 MW solar portfolio in New Jersey. The projects, each of which entered service in 2019, serve various commercial and industrial off-takers including Six Flags theme park, a manufacturing facility, […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey brownfield redeveloped as 17 MW solar farm

February 21, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A former contaminated industrial site in New Jersey has been remediated and redeveloped as a 17 MW solar farm. The fixed-tilt solar array was constructed in two phases on a site that previously housed a paper mill complex in Holland. […]

News and Policies, State

Green hydrogen could help decarbonize New Jersey power plant

November 16, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Two energy developers announced a plan to increase green hydrogen capacity to help decarbonize the Bayonne Energy Center in New Jersey. The 644 MW, natural-gas fired peaking plant sends power to New York City via a sub-Hudson cable. The developers, […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore wind transmission development in New Jersey takes a coordinated approach

November 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Bringing the energy generated by offshore wind farms to shore could be considered the “easy” part of connecting an offshore wind farm to the grid at least as compared to the process and grid upgrades required to get that energy […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

How residential solar projects in New Jersey retained incentives despite regulatory missteps

October 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Residential solar projects remain eligible for solar incentives despite failing to meet strict regulatory requirements in New Jersey, as the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities waived regulatory requirements for 26 residential solar projects. The Board granted relief to these […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

BOEM to rule on New Jersey offshore wind construction plan

June 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released a draft environmental assessment for a proposed offshore wind farm near New Jersey. The proposed Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm, a joint venture between Ørsted and PSEG, would be sited 15 […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Jersey floating solar project aims to be nation’s largest

May 3, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Construction is underway on an 8.9 MW floating bifacial solar array at a water treatment facility in New Jersey. NJR Clean Energy Ventures, a unit of New Jersey Resources, claims the project will be the largest floating solar array in […]

News and Policies, State

Once an environmental and financial burden, New Jersey landfill being redeveloped as a solar field

August 18, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A retired New Jersey landfill – once an environmental and financial burden to the community because of its improper closure in the 1980s — will soon become home to the largest solar project of its kind in North America. CEP […]

News and Policies, State

Will New Jersey’s New Wind Port Be A Game Changer Or A Financial Boondoggle?

June 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced last week that he has chosen a site along Delaware Bay in Salem County to become what is being called the New Jersey Wind Port, billed as the first port in the nation to […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey Becomes First US State To Include Climate Change In School Curriculum

June 4, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

New Jersey has included climate change in its latest Student Learning Standards, the first US state to do so. According to a report by, beginning in September of 2021, climate change education will be taught in seven curriculum areas […]

News and Policies, State

After Bold Promise, New Jersey’s Energy Storage Plan Remains a Mystery

May 27, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New Jersey looked like the promised land for energy storage. The state already has the seventh-largest U.S. installed solar capacity, ahead of nearby New York and Massachusetts. Gov. Phil Murphy campaigned in 2017 on a clean energy platform that pushed […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey Finalizes Transitional Solar Incentives, Giving Industry Price Certainty

March 10, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New Jersey will offer a flat 15-year price for its Transition Renewable Energy Certificates, the program designed to carry the state from its successful legacy incentive program to its next, more moderate scheme. In an order issued on Monday, the […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

New Jersey Backs 45 Community Solar Projects

December 23, 2019

Via: Power Magazine

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) on Dec. 20 announced it has approved 45 applications in the first year of its Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. The NJBPU in a statement Friday said the projects, with total generation […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey ramps up targets as it looks to go big on offshore wind energy

November 21, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The Governor of New Jersey has signed an executive order to increase the state’s target for “offshore wind-generated electricity.” The order, which was signed by Phil Murphy Tuesday, ups the target from 3,500 megawatts (MW) by 2030 to 7,500 MW […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey unveils clean energy master plan

June 12, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

New Jersey’s state agencies were directed to prepare the Draft 2019 Energy Master Plan (EMP) under an executive order signed by Governor Phil Murphy in May 2018 alongside legislation establishing the state’s Zero Emissions Certificate (ZEC) programme. The plan has […]

News and Policies, State

Betting $1 Million on Offshore New Jersey Wind Paid Off Big Time

February 7, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

Over the past year, U.S. Wind got calls “every day” to sell a lease the energy company bought for $1 million in 2015 in its push to build a wind farm off the New Jersey coast. “Each time we’d say […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey Is Now The United States’ Hottest Clean Energy Economy

June 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

When Governor Murphy recently signed a landmark clean energy bill into law, New Jersey reclaimed the national policy leadership it abdicated during years of stagnation under the Christie Administration, and jump-started the state’s clean energy economy. The state is now […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

New Jersey committees pass bill supporting nuclear

December 22, 2017

Via: World Nuclear News

The New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee and the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee on 20 December unanimously approved the legislation, which was introduced on 14 December. The bill will now go before the full Assembly and Senate, with […]

News and Policies, State

Christie vetoes bill supporting windmills off Atlantic City

May 4, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill supporting a proposed windmill farm off the coast of Atlantic City. Read More on Penn Energy