NJ About to Take a Giant Step Toward Greater Energy Efficiency

New Jersey has long sought to be a leader in energy efficiency. However, the state has had limited success in this intention.  Under the Christie Administration, the Clean Energy Fund was raided by half a billion dollars to balance the Read More …

New Jersey PACE Bill Moves Forward — Cautiously

Update:The new Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) legislation — Senate Bill S1611— has been approved unanimously by the Senate Environment & Energy Committee, and is now moving to the Senate  Appropriations Committee, which may recommend some technical changes. Based on Read More …

Transitioning NJ to 100% Renewables: February 28 Event at Rutgers

Our friends at Food and Water Watch write: With every year of delayed action, we move closer to runaway climate catastrophe. Pollution from our current energy system is already taking a massive toll on our public health and safety, with Read More …

Getting Your Municipality Onboard with PACE in 2018

Now that PACE seems certain to be approved in New Jersey in 2018, the biggest question facing us is that of municipal adoption. With 565 municipalities, getting a PACE ordinance approved and a program established could take months if not Read More …

Rolling Out Commercial PACE in NJ in 2018

New Jersey is about to experience a surge of new clean energy projects, unleashing a considerable amount of additional private financing for energy efficiency and renewables. Amendments to NJ’s existing PACE law are being passed in the NJ Legislature this Read More …

Business Leaders Urge Gov. Christie to Sign PACE Bill

Further to a broad email campaign by various nonprofit organizations, several key industry leaders have called or written to the Governor, asking him to sign the PACE bill (A2579/S1510), which has been on his desk since June 25. Here’s one Read More …

PACE Bill Passes NJ Legislature with Large Bipartisan Majorities

Along with the State Budget, and a hundred or so other bills, the final version of the PACE amending bill (A2579/S1510) passed with large bipartisan majorities in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature on Thursday (June 25, 2015). In Read More …

Highlights of the 2015 New Jersey PACE Summit

Thanks to all who attended and viewed the Summit online. It was a very successful event — we had over 270 RSVPs, an estimated 225 attending in person, and another 169 unique visitors viewing the live stream. We’re posting the Read More …

NJ PACE 2015 Summit to Focus on What’s Possible for New Jersey

The theme of this year’s New Jersey PACE Summit is “PACE: what’s possible for New Jersey?” The subtitle gives part of the answer: “Resiliency • Clean Energy • Jobs”— these are the major elements of the story, that will be explored at Read More …

Invitation to the New Jersey PACE Summit — June 12, 2015, 8 a.m. – Noon

You are invited to be part of a historic summit! New Jersey is on the verge of passing new Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) legislation. Whether you are a mayor, economic development officer, CEO, CFO, builder, developer, property owner, financier, Read More …