The Board of Public Utilities (Board, BPU) is examining two proposals that have the potential to impact the way rates are calculated for electric, gas and water customers as well as the infrastructure that serves them. The first proposal would allow a process for utilities to invest in additional infrastructure projects that would be funded […]
BPU has announced two stakeholder proceedings will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017 on provisional rate implementation and infrastructure upgrades. NJBIA is seeking member feedback on both proposals and asks you to email Sara with your comments/concerns. Provisional Rate Implementation Board staff has been directed to establish a Stakeholder Process to receive comments and proposals […]
Monday, the Senate Environment and Energy Committee will focus on a package of energy bills which also have environmental implications. While several bills such as RGGI have been around for years, there are also new bills like the zero emission credit. The Assembly Environment Committee is also meeting. NJBIA will be testifying in both committees […]
Today at the Senate Energy and Environment Committee, Senator Smith announced the formation of a stakeholder group to provide recommendations on a bill for decoupling—the process of separating utility revenue from commodity sales. Reading an article from Barron’s magazine, Smith walked the committee through why he thought this was a relevant topic.
As we enter a summer heat wave and all eyes turn to the thermostat, Trenton is thinking about your energy bill. Next Monday, Senator Smith will convene his latest working group. At the Senate Environment and Energy Committee Meeting the committee will discuss the formation, organization, process and timetable for a stakeholder group that will […]