S2605 (Establishes successor program to solar renewable energy certification program in BPU, including solicitation process for certain solar power generation facilities.)

Letter, Director Brand, on S2605 (Establishes successor program to solar renewable energy certification program in BPU, including solicitation process for certain solar power generation facitlities.), Trenton, NJ (6/29/21)

Letter, Director Brand, on S2605 (Directs BPU to establish utility-scale solar energy development program.) Submitted to the Senate Environment and Energy Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ (5/11/21)


Solar Straw Proposal Successor Program, presented at the NJ BPU Meeting

Remarks, Director Brand, Solar Straw Proposal Successor Program, presented at the NJ BPU meeting, 4/30/21, Trenton, N.J. (4-30-21)


The BPU Investigation of Resource Adequacy Alternatives - Rate Counsel’s Post-Work Session Comments, BPU Docket Number: EO20030203

NJDRC Comments, BPU ICCM, BPU Docket Number: EO20030203 (3/5/21)


A5303 (Prohibits Timed-Use and Per Charge Pricing, and Excessive Price Increases, In Sale of Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Services.)

Rate Counsel Letter A5303 (Prohibits Timed-Use and Per Charge Pricing, and Excessive Price Increases, in Sale of Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Services.) (2/16/21)


Applications of PSEG Nuclear, LLC And Exelon Generation Company, LLC for the Zero Emission Certificate Program - Salem Unit 1, 2 and Hope Creek Unit, BPU Docket Nos. ER20080557, ER20080558, ER20080559

Remarks, Director Brand, Regarding PSEG Nuclear & Exelon Generation Application for Zero Emission Certificates for Salem 1, Salem 2 & Hope Creek Nuclear Power Generating Plants, BPU Docket Nos. ER20080557, ER20080558, ER20080559, N.J. BPU Hearing, Trenton, N.J. (2/1/21)


Utilities’ Response to Tropical Storm, Isaias BPU Quarterly Meeting

Remarks, Director Brand, Utilities’ Response to Storm Isaias, submitted at the NJ BPU Quarterly Meeting, Trenton, NJ (1/29/21)


Regarding Issues Confronting Utilities’ & Response to Power Outages; Tropical Storm Isaias, Submitted to the Senate Law & Public Safety Committee Meeting, October 19, 2020, Trenton, NJ

Rate Counsel Director Stefanie Brand, Remarks, Issues Confronting Utilities, Power Outages/Storm Isaias, submitted to the Senate Law & Public Safety Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ (10/19/20)


COVID-19 Related Arrearages

NJDRC Petition - In the Matter of COVID-19 Related Arrearages (10/2/20)


Solar Successor Incentive Program Pursuant to P.L. 2018, c. 17 – Successor Program Capstone Report Staff Request for Comments, BPU Docket No. QO20020184

NJDRC Comments - IMO Solar Successor Incentive Program, BPU Docket No. QO20020184 (9/8/20)


S2605 (Directs BPU to establish utility-scale solar energy development program.) Submitted to the Senate Environment and Energy Committee Meeting

Remarks of Director Brand, S2605 (Directs BPU to Establish Utility Scale Solar Energy Program) Submitted to the Senate Environment & Energy Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ (7/29/20)

NJDRC Letter S2605 (7/8/20)

NJDRC Mark-up S2605


BPU Investigation of Resource Adequacy Alternatives--Rate Counsel’s Response to Staff Request for Written Comments, BPU Docket No. EO20030203

NJDRC Comments - BPU Investigation of Resources Adequacy Alternatives, BPU Docket No. EO20030203 (10/2/20)

NJDRC Comments - BPU Investigation of Resources Adequacy Alternatives Response to Staff Request, BPU Docket No. EO20030203 (5/20/20)


Letter A4819/S2252 Concerning the Use of Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Rate Counsel Letter A4819/S2252 (Concerning the Use of Plug-in Electric Vehicles), submitted to the Assembly Environment & Solid Waste Committee and the Assembly Appropriations Committee, (1/3/20); Trenton, NJ.


Letter, Director Brand presented at the Senate Environment and Energy Committee meeting

Letter, Director Brand, on S3985 (Expands Definition of "qualified offshore wind project" to include "open access offshore wind transmission facility") , presented at the Senate Environment and Energy Committee meeting, 11/15/19; Trenton, NJ


New Jersey Integrated Energy Plan (2019 Energy Master Plan)

Comments on the New Jersey 2019 Integrated Energy Plan Draft Modeling Results filed on November 15, 2019


Exploration of Gas Capacity and Related Issues

NJDRC - Reply Letter on Exploration of Gas Capacity and Related Issues, BPU Docket No. GO19070846 filed on (11/19/19)

NJDRC - Comments on Exploration of Gas Capacity and Related Issues, BPU Docket No. GO19070846 filed on (10/22/19)


Director, Stefanie A. Brand, On the Energy Master Plan, Presented at Board of Public Utilities (7/17/19)

Remarks, Director Brand, Draft 2019 Energy Master Plan, given at the NJ Board of Public Utilities stakeholder meeting, 7/17/19; Trenton, NJ


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, A4634 (Establishes goals, initiatives and programs to encourage and support use of plug-in electric vehicles), submitted to the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee and Assembly Transporation and Independent Authorities Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ (12/10/18)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, Director, Division of Rate Counsel, Regarding S2252 (Establishes Statewide plug-in electric vechicle program.) Presented at the Senate Environment and Energy Committee Meeting, Trenton, N.J. (10/15/18)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, S2313/A3724 (Establishes zero emission certificate program), submitted to the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee & The Assembly Appropriations Committee, Trenton, NJ (4/5/18)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, S2314/A3723 (Establishes & modifies clean energy programs & solar renewable energy portfolio standards), submitted to the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee & Assembly Appropriations Committee, Trenton, NJ (4/5/18)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, Director, Division of Rate Counsel, Regarding S877 and A2850 (Establishes Nuclear Diversity Certificate Program) Presented at the Joint Meeting of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Assembly Telecommunications Committee (2/22/18)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, S3560/A5330 (Establishes Nuclear Diversity Certificate Program), before the Senate Environment and Energy & Assembly Telecommunications & Utilities Committees, Trenton, NJ (12/20/2017)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, Strategies to Prevent Premature Retirement of Nuclear Power Plants, before the Senate Environment and Energy & Assembly Telecommunications & Utilities Committees, Trenton, NJ (12/4/17)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, entitled "Powering America: Consumer-Oriented Perspectives on Improving the Nation’s Electricity Markets" before the Subcommittee on Energy House Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC (10/5/17)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, Director, Division of Rate Counsel, Regarding A441 (Establishes Solar Power Incentive Program) presented at the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee Meeting (1/12/17)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, On the Energy Master Plan, Presented at the NJ Board of Public Utilities Public Hearing, Newark, NJ (8/11/15); Trenton, NJ (8/13/15); Galloway, NJ (8/17/15)


Remarks of Director, Stefanie A. Brand, regarding bill S2651 (Establishes Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard and Certificate Program; Provides Financial Incentives for Certain Standby Generation) and S2700 (Expands State’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Requirements), presented at the Senate Environment and Energy Committee Meeting (6/3/13)


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