PSE&G files for gas supply rate increase this fall

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G filed June 1 for a modest increase in residential gas bills that would take effect this coming fall. If approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, this would be the first gas supply rate increase in nine years, according to a press release from the utility. While the proposed […]

PSE&G prepared for 2017 summer electric demand

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G, New Jersey’s largest utility, has made significant infrastructure investments that are in service for the first time this season, ensuring the utility is better prepared than ever to meet customer demand for safe, reliable electricity this summer. “PSE&G customers are benefiting from the $2.8 billion in electric and gas investments the […]

PSE&G offers electricity safety tips

NEWARK, NJ — Awareness of electrical hazards is the key to reducing the number of electrically-related injuries and deaths. May is National Electric Safety Month and PSE&G takes this opportunity to remind customers of a dozen ways to avoid electrical safety hazards. Never handle electric appliances with wet hands as electricity and water don’t mix. […]

PSE&G residential electric bills to drop 2.6 percent on June 1

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — PSE&G announced Feb. 10 that residential electric bills will drop 2.6 percent on June 1 as a result of the recent Basic Generation Service supply auction, approved Feb. 10 by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. The monthly bill for a PSE&G residential customer who uses the statewide average of […]

PSE&G prepares for heavy rain and gale-force winds

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — PSE&G is preparing for the approaching storm system that could bring heavy rain and gale-force winds. “Based on all the weather services’ forecasts, we are preparing for a busy day tomorrow. We’ll have additional personnel scheduled and on standby, with extra tree personnel and equipment at the ready,” John Latka, senior vice president […]

Road closures due to PSE&G work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The next phase of the PSE&G underground cable project through West Orange commenced Jan. 11 on Prospect Avenue just north of Mt. Pleasant Avenue. This phase consists of the installation of an underground duct bank that will house the electric cable. The cable will be placed at a later date. The […]

WO company brokers deal in Clifton

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 7,000-square-foot office building in Clifton has been leased to Public Service Electric & Gas by Sheldon Gross Realty Inc., of West Orange. The location, at 42 Chestnut St. in Clifton, is just down the road from another, larger PSE&G facility. Once owned and operated by a recycling company, the new […]

PSE&G offers tips to stay warm and safe

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — With the arrival of frigid weather, PSE&G offers tips to help customers stay warm and safe from carbon monoxide poisoning. Cold weather tips include: Lower your thermostat by just 1 degree, which may reduce your heating bill by up to 3 percent. Save even more by lowering your thermostat 2 degrees […]

PSE&G to upgrade aging cast iron gas facilities in West Orange

New durable plastic pipes will improve reliability and reduce possibility of methane leaks

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As previously reported, PSE&G will be working in West Orange to replace approximately 3 miles of older gas pipes with new, durable plastic and/or coated steel piping to ensure a safe, clean and reliable gas system well into the future. “These upgrades are part of PSE&G’s three-year program to replace up […]

PSE&G to replace gas lines on town roadways

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Starting earlier this month, PSE&G has been working in West Orange to replace approximately 3 miles of older gas pipes with new, durable plastic and/or coated steel piping to ensure a continued safe, clean and reliable gas system well into the future, according to a township release. Work will take place […]