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Wednesday, August 21, 2019


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As clean energy surpasses coal, U.S. energy transition locks into place

ANDY STONE / FORBES - The industrial revolution hit England a century before it landed in the United States. Now, the U.S. is again following [go to article]
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PSEG power unloads two coal-fired plants in western Pennsylvania

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - PSEG Power has agreed to sell its stakes in two coal plants in western Pennsylvania, leaving the energy supplier with only one coal unit [go to article]
Wind energy

Finally, major movement on governor’s promises for offshore wind

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With Friday’s largest ever award for offshore-wind capacity to Ørsted’s Ocean Wind project, New Jersey signaled it will be a major [go to article]
Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

Oyster Creek shutdown in NJ could leave high taxes, giant casks of dangerous radioactive...

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - Three miles of pine forest separate Paul Berkowicz’s ranch-style home from a cluster of towering canisters on a concrete pad [go to article]
nuclear power plant

Dismantling nuclear plants is a gold mine for some, but at what risk to...

THOMAS C. ZAMBITO / LOHUD.COM - The nuclear power industry is shrinking by the day. Some 20 reactors at 15 power plants across the U.S. [go to article]
offshore wind energy, new jersey environment news

Big question for offshore wind: Who gets power to the customers?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The federal government wants to gauge the level of interest in developing a regional wind-power transmission system off the coasts [go to article]
Meadowlands power plant protestors

State’s review of controversial Meadowlands power plant proposal put ‘on hold’

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - State environmental regulators have suspended their lengthy review of a proposed power plant [go to article]
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NJ Transit planning to build natural gas-burning power plant in Kearny

JOSHUA ROSARIO / JERSEY JOURNAL - NJ Transit is planning to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Kearny that would anchor an innovative microgrid system [go to article]
Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure rides now powered completely by solar energy

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - As Six Flags Great Adventure opens its newest ride this season, Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth, company officials [go to article]

What will it take to get the state to 100% renewable energy?

MARY ALICE WILLIAMS / NJTV NEWS - With the state already starting to weather the effects of climate change — more intense storms, higher temperatures and rising seas [watch video]

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