The New Jersey legislature is at work on a bill that would dramatically increase that state’s reliance on renewable energy to 80 percent while decreasing energy consumption by 30 percent. Both targets would be achieved by 2050. The bill in progress is the work of legislators, energy executives, lobbyists, and other stakeholders, who are concerned that the state is making little progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. New Jersey’s solar sector growth has slowed, and the state’s goal of building 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2020 is far behind schedule.
JEFFERSON — Middle School students are being honored today for their app design, “Super Science Girl,” one of eight winners in the national Verizon innovative App Challenge.
The app is designed to spark young girls interest in science and technology activities. Verizon officials will join district officials, Jefferson Township principal Kevin Lipton and teacher Nancy Harris in presenting the award this morning at the Oak Ridge school.
Energy storage devices that collect electricity at times of abundance and deliver when demand is greatest are essential to upgrading our outdated power grid to a smarter, more flexible electricity system. New Jersey took a positive step toward implementing more energy storage earlier this year when its Office of Clean Energy released a proposal to allocate $2.5 million for incentives that would encourage more energy storage use.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014 THE RECORD by Andrew Wyrich
North Jersey residents looking to rid themselves of electronic waste in an environmentally friendly way braved frigid temperatures on Tuesday morning at the Fair Lawn headquarters of e-waste handler AnythingIT as part of a joint program between the National Football League and telecommunications company Verizon.
The NFL has been holding environmentally related events ahead of the Super Bowl next month at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.
Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
NEWARK, NJ, NOV. 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced that Zelia “Zee” Oliveira has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for her demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.
More Than 30 Volunteers to Repair Sandy-Damaged VFW Hall
HIGHLANDS, N.J., November 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For the Highlands Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6902, the impact of Superstorm Sandy still lingers more than a year later. The post’s hall, located at 331 Bay Ave., sustained severe flood damage from the storm and continues to recover.