New Jersey's largest utility PSE&G; has announced that, pending regulatory approval, it will be installing 120 MW of solar power in communities throughout its service area. The program is called Solar 4 All and will consist of four different parts
New Jersey Offshore Wind Farm
New Jersey has approved a new huge offshore wind farm (346 megawatts). The 96 turbines will be installed in a grid pattern between 16 and 20 miles from land. The project, which would be in deeper water than most other
A blind, elderly New Jersey resident recently found himself in front of a judge. His crime: ::New Jersey Star Ledger">composting. The problem: residents with a vision of what a "clean" neighborhood should look like are not
While I’m not convinced that the issue of renewable energy’s intermittency is as great a problem as it is often made out to be—in the sense that it's not a valid argument against deploying as much renewable energy as we can,
One of the easiest ways for homeowners to reap the benefits of solar power, with a minimum of up-front costs is to enroll in a lease agreement such as offered by Solar City or Helio. However, this sort of plan isn’t available
When Hillside Intermediate began their butterfly garden back in 1997 they probably had no idea that one day it would grow to 7 acres worth of carefully reconstructed wildlife habitat devoted to biodiversity that would earn awards from institutions like
Last Friday marked the official start of summer, and with the long Fourth of July weekend around the corner I thought I'd keep things light this week. Since vacations are on everyone's mind, how about we take a closer look at your getaway plans. Are
Wal-Mart has agreed to help US taxpayers take climate action. Over the next two years, they are sending energy audit teams to 20 State Capitol complexes to help save taxpayers money and help the environment...while the Federal Government equivocates
In case you’re wondering what one school can do in just the span of a few short months, take a good look at the Go Green Initiative’s school of the week, Milltown Middle School in Milltown, NJ. They’ve actually earned the first year award from the Go
We just came across a new wind farm proposal that is certain to test the will of the US East Coast tourist industry (shades of Cape Wind). Historic Cape May, New Jersey, after all, is one of the loveliest beaches on the East Coast of the US, and with
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The MAGIC Team did. MAGIC stands for Mid Atlantic Grid Interactive Car, and they just resurrected the EV in a hot "wired" incarnation, with V2G technology on board.
The 11 other states that have clutched California's tough emissions standards against their legislative bosoms: Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey (whoo hoo!), New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,
Well folks, the students and faculty at Montclair State University in New Jersey recently celebrated the fact that they're newest eco-toy is up and running. And that means it's busy breaking down the food waste generated on campus and turning it into
Power companies, sewage treatment plants, and water providers can protect large amounts of wildlife habitat in cooperation with state governments, says a recent study by the nonpartisan Environmental Law Institute (ELI).