Archive for Tag: ratepayers

Salem County legislator slams deal increasing Danish offshore wind developer’s earnings, consumer energy bills

TRENTON, N.J. – Salem County’s only assemblywoman, Bethanne McCarthy Patrick, said she is speaking up for her constituents by speaking out on a bill diverting money, meant to offset the offshore wind costs to electricity customers, to boost the profits of Danish offshore wind developer, Orsted. The bill (A5651)...

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Monmouth lawmakers take skeptical look at JCP&L request for rate increases

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Declan O’Scanlon, Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso and Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger are calling on the state Board of Public Utilities to thoroughly evaluate a request from Jersey Central Power & Light to increase electric rates. “We call on the BPU and the state rate counsel to thoroughly...

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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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