Annual winter utility service shutoff prevention program has begun

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities reminds the state’s utility customers that its annual Winter Termination Program began Nov. 15 and is available for eligible residential customers to prevent natural gas and electric utility service shutoffs during the winter season. The program, which is administered by NJBPU, runs through March 15. […]

NJBPU works to protect residents who use medical equipment at home

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved a rule proposal that would increase protections for residents who rely on utility service for life-sustaining medical equipment in their homes, according to an Oct. 30 press release. The proposed amendments, which are designed to prevent service shutoffs for any residence that has provided […]

NJBPU invites feedback on Energy Master Plan draft

NJBPU invites feedback on Energy Master Plan draft

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities will conduct public stakeholder meetings on the Draft 2019 Energy Master Plan on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. and from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Larsen Auditorium, Seton Hall Law School in Newark. Further information about the Draft 2019 Energy Master Plan […]

NJAW granted new rates by Board of Public Utilities

VOORHEES, NJ — On Oct. 29, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved a settlement between New Jersey American Water and the N.J. Division of Rate Counsel and BPU staff for new water and wastewater rates for New Jersey American Water. The new rates represent a $40 million annual increase in water and wastewater […]

Agreement reached in PSE&G base rate review would keep customer bills stable

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G recently filed an agreement with an administrative law judge that, if approved, would keep residential customer bills stable and at levels that are 30 percent lower than customers paid in 2008. PSE&G has reached a settlement with the staff of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, the New Jersey Division […]

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G is decreasing residential gas bills just in time for the winter heating season, according to a press release from the utility. On Sept. 17, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved, on a provisional basis, PSE&G’s June gas supply filing that will lower customers’ bills, effective Oct. 1. The typical […]

PSE&G unveils next phase of ‘Energy Strong’ investments

NEWARK, NJ — Building on the success of its “Energy Strong” program, on June 8, PSE&G proposed to invest an additional $2.5 billion during the next five years to further strengthen the utility’s electric and gas systems to withstand storms, improve reliability and significantly enhance resiliency, according to a press release from the utility. If […]

PSE&G gains approval for 5-year improvement program

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G is moving forward with the next phase of its Gas System Modernization Program, following the May 22 approval of a multi-party settlement by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. Through GSMP II, PSE&G will invest $1.875 billion to continue the accelerated replacement of aging gas pipes, supporting a safe, clean […]

NJAW to implement provisional rates as the company’s rate request is being reviewed

VOORHEES, NJ — Beginning June 15, New Jersey American Water is implementing provisional rates for water and wastewater service while the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities reviews the company’s rate change request. New Jersey American Water’s rate request, which was filed Sept. 15, 2017, was driven by more than $868 million in needed investment […]

PSE&G reaches infrastructure replacement agreement with NJBPU

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G announced on April 23 a $1.875 billion settlement with the staff of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel and other parties to continue the accelerated replacement of aging gas pipes, supporting a safe, clean and reliable gas system well into the future. The […]