New Jersey News

The following news clips highlight New Jersey involvement in recent renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and list in chronological order. Here you can scroll through of stories dating back to 2003. Alternatively, you can search state energy news by state and topic.

April 2, 2014

Sandia Labs to Support the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

The Energy Department's Sandia National Laboratories signed a new agreement to support the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge, which will include work on grid resiliency. More

March 26, 2014

Energy Department Invests $17 Million in Clean Energy Small Businesses

The Energy Department awarded $17 million in Small Business Innovation Research projects to help small businesses in 13 states develop prototype technologies that could improve manufacturing energy efficiency, reduce the cost of installing clean energy projects, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources. More

March 12, 2014

Solar Industry Scorches Records

A new report on the solar power industry signals a major milestone for America’s clean energy economy. More

September 4, 2013

Energy Department, New Jersey Partner to Study Transit Reliability

The Energy Department announced that it will partner with the State of New Jersey, NJ Transit, and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to assess NJ Transit’s energy needs and help develop a conceptual design of an advanced microgrid system. More

January 23, 2013

New Jersey Selected for First Phase of Offshore Wind Transmission Project

The Atlantic Wind Connection announced that New Jersey has been selected as the first phase of its multi-year offshore wind transmission project. More

September 30, 2012

N.J. Utility To Install 200,000 PV Panels

New Jersey's Public Service Electric and Gas Company is installing 200,000 photovoltaic panels on utility and streetlight poles with Petra Solar's SunWave Smart Energy Module technology developed with support from EERE. More

July 5, 2012

Energy Department Awards $14 Million for Energy Efficiency in 22 States

The Energy Department announced that it has awarded $14 million in new investments through its State Energy Program to state-led energy efficiency projects in 22 states. More

July 2, 2012

Lord & Taylor Purchases 100% Renewable Energy for Seven New Jersey Stores

Lord & Taylor has signed an 18-month contract with Green Mountain Energy Company to purchase more than 21 million kilowatt-hours of 100% wind energy in order to meet the electricity demands of seven of its retail stores in New Jersey. With this purchase, Lord & Taylor becomes Green Mountain's first commercial customer in New Jersey, where Green Mountain has recently begun offering its clean energy services. More

May 31, 2012

NJ School Installs 6.1 MW Solar System

A private school in New Jersey, Lawrenceville School, has installed a 6.1 megawatt ground-mounted solar system on 30 acres of school-owned farmland. KDC Solar leased the land for the project from the school and owns and maintains the system. Pursuant to a power purchase agreement, Lawrenceville School will buy the power generated by the system over the next twenty years. More

February 8, 2012

Interior Department Takes Key Step in Offshore Wind Leasing

The Department of the Interior has announced that it is moving ahead with offshore wind energy areas along the Atlantic Coast. More

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