NJEDA Readying Garden State C-PACE Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has published a page of general information in anticipation of the forthcoming Garden State C-PACE program, stating that “Preliminary draft documents are currently undergoing the final stages of internal and interagency review.” The page Read More …

**POSTPONED** 2022 PACENation Summit June 13-15 in NYC

The PACENation Executive Committee has unanimously agreed to postpone the annual Summit scheduled for June 13-15 in NYC. The recent spike in COVID-19 cases both in New York City and around the country has made conference planning very challenging. Some Read More …

NJ C-PACE Bill Signed by Governor Murphy

The New Jersey C-PACE bill (A2374/S1953) was signed by Governor Murphy yesterday (Tuesday, August 24, 2021), and the Governor’s office released the following statement: Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation (A-2374) which establishes the Garden State Commercial Property Assessed Clean Read More …

New Jersey C-PACE Bill Moves Forward During PACENation Summit

New Jersey C-PACE Bill Advances to the Finish Line After ten years of trying to amend its original PACE statute—which so far has proven ineffective—NJ’s C-PACE legislation (A2374/S1953) now appears to be on track for approval in both houses of Read More …

Further Update on PACE Legislation in New Jersey

As we understand it, as of late December 2020 the Senate bill (S1953) was expected to move forward in January 2021, according to the bill’s sponsor, Senator Bob Smith. The C-PACE Alliance, which includes a majority of the established C-PACE Read More …

Stormwater Fees the Perfect Opportunity for PACE

February 14, 2019: NJ’s new stormwater utility bill (A2694/S1073) authorizes municipalities to collect fees on parking lots and other impervious surfaces to fund improvements to failing stormwater systems. But it has many commercial property owners concerned that they will now Read More …

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 …

Support Building for New Jersey PACE Bill

A letter of support for the passage and approval of the pending PACE bill (A1902/S1611) in New Jersey is gaining signatories from across the country and from many different stakeholder groups. The support letter reads in part: PACE resolves 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 …

Archive: NJFuture’s Smart Growth Awards to Honor Former Governor Florio

Former Governor Florio to Receive Cary Edwards Leadership Award (2018) Former New Jersey Governor Jim Florio will receive the Cary Edwards Leadership Award at NJFuture’s 2018 Smart Growth Awards Celebration, Wednesday, June 6, 5:30-8:00 PM in the Great Hall, Rutgers Read More …