When it comes to fending off the most damaging impacts of our changing climate, energy efficiency has to be the No. 1 priority. It provides New Jersey and our nation the most timely, impactful and cost-effective way to meet drastic carbon-reduction goals. Continue reading
White sandy beaches, lush greenery and turquoise waters don’t stay that way for long when a tropical storm or hurricane is barreling down on your island. Yet my experience with Tropical Storm Arthur in 1990, in my position as assistant information technologist in Grenada’s National Water and Sewage Authority, is just one major incident in the past 25 years that has fueled my passion for helping create the energy company of the future at PSE&G. Continue reading
Lateesha Mars remembers when a woman with two young children in tow approached her window at the PSE&G Customer Service Center in Newark. The woman recently became seriously ill and couldn’t work. She couldn’t pay her bills. She didn’t know what to do – and she was afraid. Lateesha could see relief on her face as she learned about the payment assistance programs for which she might qualify.
Not all heroes wear capes or have super powers. At PSE&G we have 6000 heroes – who work to keep the lights on, and New Jersey’s houses, offices and stores warm in winter and cold in summer. To me, they are “Every Day Heroes” the theme of the recently celebrated Customer Service Week. And I think it applies to our employees who work in all types of weather to make sure that when you flip the switch, you never have a second thought about whether the light will go on. It doesn’t just happen; it takes a team of people to make sure you have reliable electric and gas service – in fact, among the most reliable in the nation.
PSE&G is investing almost $400 million dollars to help fund energy efficiency efforts with customers that can most use the help. Through several unique programs, PSE&G has spread the benefits of energy efficiency to the residents of our cities, non-profit organizations, small businesses and institutions that serve the public, like hospitals and government offices. Our programs are extremely popular and are targeted at customers that might not otherwise undertake important energy efficiency improvements due to their high upfront costs and long pay-back time. Continue reading