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 […]

Keep it cool this summer

NEWARK, NJ — With hotter weather on the way, PSE&G offers the following steps to ensure your air conditioner is ready for peak demand. Replace or clean air filters. Dirty filters make your air conditioner work harder, restricting airflow, causing dust to recirculate in the air and making the unit less efficient. For outside units, […]

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 […]

Mylar balloons can cause fires and power outages

NEWARK, NJ — A little sparkle and glitz in your party decorations can help make that graduation or Memorial Day celebration memorable but keeping balloons away from power lines is essential to public safety. PSE&G reminds customers that proper handling and disposal of Mylar balloons prevents them from drifting into power lines and causing power […]

PSE&G encourages customers to reduce electrical hazards

NEWARK, NJ — As the weather gets warmer and people prepare swimming pools, sprinkler systems and other summer activities, PSE&G reminds customers to pay attention to common hazards that could cause electrocution. May is National Electrical Safety Month. “Safety is always our top priority. We hope people enjoy all of the comforts and convenience of […]

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 […]

SO looks to partner for energy

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees unanimously passed an ordinance on first reading authorizing the establishment of a government energy aggregation program at its March 26 meeting. The program, if approved on second reading at the April 23 meeting following a public hearing, will allow South Orange to enter the Sustainable […]

PSE&G reminds everyone to call 8-1-1 before they dig

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly 40 percent of Americans who plan home projects that require digging this year don’t plan on calling before they dig, according to a recent national survey conducted by Common Ground Alliance. PSE&G reminds customers, contractors and excavators to call 8-1-1 to request a mark-out before digging to avoid hitting underground pipelines, […]

County hosts 14th annual Irish heritage celebration

NEWARK, NJ — At the 14th annual Essex County Irish Heritage Celebration on Monday, March 26, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recognized Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill as the 2018 Essex County Irishman of the Year and Robin Dougherty, executive director of the Greater Newark Conservancy, as the 2018 Essex County Irishwoman of […]