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 […]

PSE&G files first rate review in 8 years, requests 1-percent increase

NEWARK, NJ — On Jan. 12, PSE&G filed its first regulatory rate review in more than eight years, asking for an adjustment in electric and gas base delivery rates that would increase overall revenues by approximately 1 percent, according to a recent release from the company. According to the company, the increase is necessary to […]

County unveils program to help residents in need pay their bills

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Action is now administering two new programs to provide temporary utility assistance for eligible low- to moderate-income households. “When families experience unemployment or medical issues, it may become difficult to make ends meet. If you have an unpaid gas or electric bill or are being […]

NJAW seeks new rates to recover from $868M in system upgrades

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey American Water has filed a petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities for new rates seeking recovery of the significant investment the company has made into its water and wastewater infrastructure since its last rate adjustment in 2015, according to a Sept. 15 release from NJAW. “In […]

NJBPU approves PSE&G energy efficiency programs

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities recently approved a PSE&G proposal to extend three popular energy efficiency programs and implement two new ones. PSE&G will invest $69 million to continue its Hospital Efficiency Program, Residential Multifamily Housing Efficiency Program and Direct Install Program and to begin a Smart Thermostat Program and […]