Legislation stalls in committee, advocates argue that ratepayer financing would be offset by lower energy costs.
Comprehensive blueprint includes shutting down Oyster Creek nuclear plant by end of decade
Federal program could boost utility's return on investment on four transmission projects worth $1.6 billion.
Environmentalists organize forum on global warming, worried that NJ may back away from commitment to clean energy.
Agreements with cogeneration plants could boost customer charges by more than 5 percent.
Legislation is part of multi-bill package that includes country's toughest law on fertilizer run-off.
Board of Public Utilities tells state power companies to determine if contact voltage presents a danger in NJ.
Backers say bill would add power capacity. Critics dismiss the measure as a sweetheart deal.
The state's largest utility has approached the BPU about an $800 million program to build large solar arrays on landfills and brownfields.
The Board of Public Utilities is looking into exempting certain companies from paying the societal benefits charge and other surcharges.