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.
A new environmental assessment says deployment obstacles are political not technological.
Long-term contracts, proponents say, are the key to driving down cost of solar energy.
Princeton-based independent power supplier inks deal with new consortium to build nuclear generating plants.
Federal Department of Interior revises offshore wind-leasing program for faster permitting.
Ramping up infrastructure investments could help prevent problems before they occur and give the state's sluggish economy a boost.