New Jersey solar carve-out bills re-emerge without nuclear subsidies

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CHRISTIAN ROSELUND / PV MAGAZINE – The road to increasing New Jersey’s solar mandate and reforming its historically troubled system of incentives has already been long, and as of yesterday returned to its initial step: the introduction of bills in the New Jersey House and Senate.

It is not for lack of trying. In January former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) walked out of office with a bill to increase the state’s solar target under its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) tucked in his pocket, removing the likely override of a less underhanded veto.

With new Governor Phil Murphy in office, the bill was re-introduced a week later. However, in February the bill was combined with separate and less popular legislation …

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