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As Decision on Nuclear Subsidies Nears, Where is Consultant’s Report?

Consumer, environmental, and industry groups want to know why an independent report commissioned by the BPU has yet to be seen by the public.

Oyster Creek

Start of New Era as Decommissioning Process Begins at Oyster Creek

With nuke plant now offline, a sale of the site to Holtec, a Camden-based company, is under federal review

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PSE&G Wants to Spend Almost $900M on Resiliency of Natural-Gas Network

Critics argue most of the backup pipelines will never be needed, question utility’s decision to invest in infrastructure based on problems not likely ever to occur

Scott Weiner

The Big Challenge for NJ’s Clean Energy: Juggling all the Moving Parts

NJ Spotlight roundtable is told climate change will be the big driver of changes in how energy is applied, delivered and used in the state and elsewhere

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Murphy Pushes Tax-Incentive Program for Smaller Brownfields

By capping incentives at $4 million per site, governor hopes to help clean up smaller locales that are still in need of restoration

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Solar farms in space could be renewable energy’s next frontier

China has announced plans to put a solar power station in orbit by 2050, a feat that would make it the first nation to harness the sun’s energy in space and beam it to Earth.

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Climate change and social injustices in minority communities

The environmental movement has a long history in America’s south – yet people of color and impoverished communities continue to face dangerous pollution

Swomitra Mohanty with algae in his lab

Turning algae into energy: innovative technology for cost-effective fuel

A team of chemical engineers have developed a new kind of jet mixer for creating biomass from algae that extracts the lipids from the watery plants with much less energy than the older extraction method. This key discovery now puts this form of energy closer to becoming a viable, cost-effective alternative fuel.

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Wind-solar pairing project in Minnesota cuts equipment costs while improving output

A trailblazing wind-solar hybrid project in western Minnesota could be a preview of what’s to come as renewable developers look for new ways to bolster projects.

AI and forests

Artificial Intelligence is changing the future of forests

To fight climate change more effectively, while also feeding a growing population, protecting our ocean and freshwater resources, and stemming a global loss of biodiversity, we must close that information gap, and do so in a hurry.

Middle States Division of the Association of American Geographers

Middle States Division Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting

Held October 26-27

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The Devil is in the Details of Community Solar Plan

Developers want state subsidies but not everyone agrees with that. Activists say that low- and moderate-include New Jerseyans should get discounts on their bills.