Newsworthy Jersey: January 2019

January 31, 2019

We rounded up some of the top energy efficiency and clean energy news effecting New Jersey residents and businesses in January.

Donnelly Energy new corporate sponsor of New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners
"The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) has announced Donnelly Energy as its newest NJAWBO corporate sponsor." https://mtlaurelsun.com/donnelly-energy-new-corporate-sponsor-of-new-jersey-association-of-women-business-owners-

New Jersey advances first community solar pilot to power 45k homes
"The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) last Thursday approved rules for a three-year community solar program, the state's first and a key component of Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's clean energy agenda." https://www.utilitydive.com/news/new-jersey-advances-first-community-solar-pilot-to-power-45k-homes/546494/

Let there be light: Hoboken goes energy efficient at 11 buildings
"Promoting smarter energy policies in our city buildings while saving taxpayers $100,000 each year is a win-win for Hoboken," Mayor Ravi Bhalla said.

Full steam ahead for clean energy as NJ, other states adopt new policies
"Many states, including New Jersey, have adopted new policies to switch to cleaner sources of energy. Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law last spring that aims for 100 percent clean energy in New Jersey by 2050."

Climate change in NJ. Grading Phil Murphy's first year
"One year into his term, environmentalists and proponents of climate action say Murphy has acted with an urgency that matches his public statements. However, there are some areas where they see stunted progress, such as using technology to reduce energy demand and addressing the carbon emissions from the cars and trucks that clog New Jersey's busy highway system. "