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New Jersey

Northeastern States Map the Challenges of Electrification

The only way to achieve climate targets in the Northeast is to start electrifying transportation and heating to a high level. According to the report “Action Plan to Accelerate Strategic Electrification in the Northeast,” a committee of over 30 stakeholders is laying the groundwork for a massive revamp of the...

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Joseph FIordaliso, looking to the ocean and the roads to power the Garden State

For Joseph Fiordaliso, progress toward a fossil-free economy flows from top-level leadership to street-level entrepreneurship. 

CBEYond the Moment: Joseph Fiordaliso on New Jersey's Energy Master Plan

What's on the horizon for New Jersey after the Covid-19 crisis? When we spoke with Joseph Fiordaliso, the president of the state's Board of Public Utilities, the vision includes electric cars and buses, wind turbines in the ocean, and busy factories making wind-energy equipment. A Newark native with a crackly...
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New Jersey Lowers Price Utilities Pay for Solar as It Phases Out Credit Program

The program is a "bridge" between the Solar Renewable Energy Certificate and "a yet-to-be determined successor incentive program," the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities said in a statement announcing its decision. New credits established under the program, Transition Renewable Energy Certificates, will be capped at a fixed price over a 15-year contract.
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Will the Green New Deal Work? Here's What the Research Says

The Green New Deal that some Democrats are now championing is unlike anything this country has ever done before. But scientists have been studying policies like these for decades. And their research can tell us a bit about what might happen if we pass this sweeping new vision for climate action and economic equality.

New Jersey Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 6.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 6.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
38 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
26 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
19 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in New Jersey support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+2 of the national average)
(est. 5,856,123 of 6,905,643 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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