Archive for Tag: Energy Master Plan

Kean warns NJ cannot rush renewable energy if prices soar

WALL, N.J. – Worried that Gov. Phil Murphy’s Energy Master Plan will drive-up costs on families, Assemblyman Sean Kean urged caution against setting unrealistic goals. “There are positive elements in Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan; however, New Jersey is facing an affordability crisis and many people cannot afford to...

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Bramnick: Murphy’s Energy Master Plan ignores what residents can afford

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick called on Murphy to think about what residents can afford before he acts on his energy master plan. He says Murphy needs a more thoughtful approach to ramp-up clean energy. “A significant amount of the state’s energy comes from natural gas,...

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Murphy’s energy master plan will increase energy bills, making New Jersey more expensive and less affordable, says Thomson

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s energy master plan announced Monday will only make New Jersey more expensive by greatly increasing energy bills, says Assemblyman Ned Thomson. He is concerned that the plan will increase the exodus of businesses and taxpayers fleeing the state to more affordable places. “Completely...

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Webber denounces Murphy’s Energy Master Plan for outlawing natural gas

TRENTON, N.J. – The energy master plan announced by Gov. Phil Murphy today calls for eliminating the state’s reliance on natural gas. Assemblyman Jay Webber said the plan is irresponsible and called on the Legislature to stop it from moving forward. “The governor’s plan would effectively end natural gas service...

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Rooney sends letter to BPU to extend public comment of the new Energy Master Plan

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney sent a letter to the Board of Public Utilities President Joseph L. Fiordaliso about extending the public comment period of the energy master plan.  The comment period is schedule to close today but Rooney stressed the importance of extending it for at...

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