Translator Disclaimers
For Immediate Release: Contact: Peter Peretzman
Date: 12/4/2018 609-984-9707
This mandate is a key component of Governor Murphy’s clean energy agenda, which has a goal of 100 percent clean energy in New Jersey by 2050.
Trenton—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) will hold a public stakeholder meeting on Friday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. for input on a requirement that the state’s electric power and basic generation service providers incrementally increase the percentage of energy they sell from renewable sources, such as solar and offshore wind. This mandate is a key component of Governor Murphy’s clean energy agenda, which has a goal of 100 percent clean energy in New Jersey by 2050.


Signed by the Governor in May 2018, the Clean Energy Law requires that the percentage of energy sold from renewables increase to 21 percent by January 1, 2020, to 35 percent by January 1, 2025 and to 50 percent by January 1, 2030.


On November 19, 2018, the Board directed Staff to conduct a stakeholder meeting on how to implement the increased renewable energy obligations as well as how to allocate increased solar renewable standard obligations over the next three Energy Years.


The meeting will be held at the offices of the Board, 44 S. Clinton Avenue, 1st Floor Multipurpose Room in Trenton.


Written comments are also invited and must be submitted to Aida Camacho, Secretary, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, 44 South Clinton Avenue, 3rd Floor, Suite 314, CN 350, Trenton, New Jersey 08625.  Written comments may also be submitted electronically to in word or other easily converted format.  All comments must be received on or before 5:00 p.m. December 10, 2018.  All written comments must reference the specific docket to which they concern.  Any comments which reference no docket or both dockets will not be considered.  


About the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU)
The NJBPU is a state agency and regulatory authority mandated to ensure safe, adequate and proper utility services at reasonable rates for New Jersey customers. Critical services regulated by the NJBPU include natural gas, electricity, water, wastewater, telecommunications and cable television. The Board has general oversight and responsibility for monitoring utility service, responding to consumer complaints, and investigating utility accidents.
To find out more about the NJBPU, visit our web site at



About the New Jersey Clean Energy Program (NJCEP)
NJCEP, established on January 22, 2003, in accordance with the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act (EDECA), provides financial and other incentives to the State's residential customers, businesses and schools that install high-efficiency or renewable energy technologies, thereby reducing energy usage, lowering customers' energy bills and reducing environmental impacts. The program is authorized and overseen by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU), and its website is