Posts Tagged ‘Christie’

With Christie gone, New Jersey can finally gets its clean energy act together | Opinion

New Jersey legislators are poised to set the state on a path to becoming one of the nation's cleanest-energy states. After eight years of Gov. Chris Christie's pandering to the fossil fuel industry, putting the kibosh on efforts to cut carbon pollution, and then attempting a misguided, last-minute bailout of the state's struggling nuclear plants, […]

The Energy 202: With Chris Christie gone, wind energy may pick up speed in New Jersey

Phil Murphy exits the polling booth with his youngest son Sam, after voting at the Fairview School on Tuesday, in Middletown, N.J. For years, New Jersey's blustery Republican governor, Chris Christie, has slowed efforts to cultivate wind farms off the state's coast, wind developers say. In 2010, during his first term, Christie signed a landmark […]

N.J. Dems pressing Christie to act on offshore wind farms as federal auction nears

The U.S. government will auction off lease rights to 344,000 acres off the New Jersey coast for wind farms such as this. Democrats from New Jersey’s congressional delegation are prodding the Christie administration to finalize a key funding mechanism for offshore wind energy projects in light of an impending federal auction to sell lease rights […]