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Newsworthy Jersey: March 2019

April 2, 2019

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

Murphy reduces enviornmental diversions in FY2020 
InsiderNJ | March 5, 2019
"According to the Governor’s Budget in Brief, this budget will cut the Clean Energy Fund diversion in half, returning over $70 million to support its intended purpose. "
https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/murphy-reduces-environmental-diversions-fy2020/

Want to go solar while  saving  on  utilities?  New  NJ  program  hopes to spur solar development
Northjersey.com | March 11, 2019
"State regulators in January cleared the way for what’s know as “community solar” projects to come to cities and towns in New Jersey, likely in the coming year. Those projects will allow residents who can’t put solar panels on the roofs of their homes — because they can’t afford it, or their houses are shaded or facing the wrong direction, or they are renters — to sign up for a subscription to a shared solar installation elsewhere in the state. "
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/new-jersey/2019/03/11/nj-community-solar-program-start-soon-offer-savings-utilities/2979188002/

Livingston becomes 8th town in the U.S. to go 100% green energy
New Jersey Globe | March 15, 2019
" The Livingston Township Council voted Wednesday night to give PSE&G customers 100% Green Energy for the next sixteen months, a move that has already won them plaudits from a leading state environmentalist and U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair). "
https://newjerseyglobe.com/local/livingston-becomes-8th-town-in-u-s-to-go-100-green-energy/

A map to NJ's clean energy future: NJ spotlight roundtable
NJ Spotlight | March 22, 2019
"In the first of NJ Spotlight’s 2019 series of energy roundtables, held in Hamilton Township on March 15, experts discussed the possibilities, practicalities and benefits of transitioning to a clean-energy future."
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/03/21/map-to-njs-clean-energy-future-nj-spotlight-roundtable/

A map to NJ's clean energy future: NJ spotlight roundtable
NJ Spotlight | March 22, 2019
"In the first of NJ Spotlight’s 2019 series of energy roundtables, held in Hamilton Township on March 15, experts discussed the possibilities, practicalities and benefits of transitioning to a clean-energy future."
https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/03/21/map-to-njs-clean-energy-future-nj-spotlight-roundtable/

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