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To promote a broader understanding of the investor-owned utility industry and its contributions to public well-being and New Jersey’s economy.

To advocate for the industry before the State Legislature and regulatory agencies to achieve policies that promote the interest of utilities and their customers in the provision of safe, reliable, environmentally conscious and cost effective services.

To improve efficiency and service through the exchange of ideas, experience and know-how among utility companies.

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NJUA Testifies at BPU Energy Master Plan Hearing

On Wednesday, August 13, NJUA President and CEO Andrew Hendry testified before the Board of Public Utilities at a public hearing held at the State House in Trenton regarding updates to the 2011 Energy Master Plan. NJUA also submitted the following written testimony which includes matters presented by Mr. Hendry at the hearing.

Re: Comments on Energy Master Plan

I write on behalf of the energy utility members of the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), specifically, Atlantic City Electric Company, Jersey Central Power & Light Company, New Jersey Natural Gas Company, Pivotal Utility Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Elizabethtown Gas, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, Rockland Electric Company, and South Jersey Gas Company in response to the request for comments on the NJ Energy Master Plan (EMP). NJUA represents 16 investor-owned utilities that provide electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water and waste water services to residential and business customers throughout the State. We appreciate the opportunity to offer comments on the EMP.  These comments reflect the consensus views of the above-referenced energy company members.   

NJUA Presents College Scholarships to Three Deserving New Jersey Students

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Association’s James R. Leva Scholarship, Excellence in Diversity Scholarship and Trade and Vocational School Scholarship Awards. NJUA’s scholarship review committee selected three promising New Jersey students to award scholarship funds made possible through financial support by NJUA’s member companies.

New Jersey Utilities Association Awards Utility Industry’s Highest Honor to Alfred C. Koeppe

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) has awarded the utility industry’s highest honor, the NJUA Distinguished Service Award, to Alfred C. Koeppe for his leadership and accomplishments on behalf of New Jersey’s investor-owned utilities. The award was presented during the Association’s 100th Annual Conference at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.  
Vincent Maione, president, Atlantic City Electric; Alfred C. Koeppe, NJUA’s 2015 Distinguished Service Award recipient; Commissioner Joseph L. Fiordalsio, NJ Board of Public Utilities; Andrew Hendry, president and CEO, NJUA

Time for N.J. to update telecommunications law for the modern era

By Star-Ledger Guest Columnist 

By Leecia Eve

In the late 1990s, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities acted in the best interest of New Jerseyans when it started classifying as competitive certain telephone services then offered by Verizon. The Board didn't "deregulate" those services but simply acknowledged what had long been obvious; that the communications landscape had become increasingly competitive, benefitting consumers.

Power Utilities Take a ‘Resilient’ Stance

New Jersey electric and natural gas companies are investing billions in infrastructure to keep businesses and residents ‘empowered.’

By: Anthony Birritteri, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2015 

Resiliency, redundancy and infrastructure improvements; these are the key initiatives of the state’s power utilities today as they improve their transmission systems in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

In the following Q&A, New Jersey Business magazine sits down with the executives of four leading utilities, as well as the president of the New Jersey Utilities Association, to discuss the money being spent on improving energy transmission (both electric and gas) throughout the state. Billions of dollars are being invested, but what does this mean for end-user costs? Are residents and businesses more accepting of utility capital investments after being “left in the dark” in Sandy’s immediate aftermath?

 

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