We are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to help fund energy efficiency improvements in places where they are needed most, including residential multifamily housing.
During severe storms, falling tree limbs, lightning strikes and high winds can wreak havoc on the electric distribution grid. With widespread outages, it takes time to rebuild the network – and rebuild is an accurate term. Continue reading
PSEG founder Thomas McCarter (Center) hosts New Jersey Governor A. Harry Moore (Left) and Thomas Edison (Right) at the 1926 dedication of the Kearny Generating Station.
Fourth of July is a time to celebrate America and all that has been sacrificed in the name of freedom and independence for this country. And while we recognize men like George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison as the Founding Fathers of this country, let us not forget a separate but equally important group of influential men – the Founding Fathers of Energy, to which we owe a world of ever-progressing power and technology. Along with the contributions of Andres Celsius, Georg Ohm, Isaac Newton, James Joule and James Watts, the following men are just a few of the key players who built the foundation for the energy we use and understand today.
What if New Jersey’s nuclear plants – which produce nearly 50 percent of the state’s electricity and 97 percent of its carbon-free energy – were to close? The result would be more pollution, higher bills and thousands of jobs lost.
Nearly four years ago, Superstorm Sandy pushed a massive tidal surge into the Arthur Kill, flooding the communities and industrial sites that line its banks. Some of the heaviest damage occurred in Sewaren, where four power plants and a nearby electric switching station were under water, cutting off power to the refineries and other businesses that surround the site. Continue reading