New Jersey Utilities Association Names Christina Farrell Director of Government and Public Affairs

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), the statewide trade association for investor-owned utilities, has named Christina Farrell as Director of Government and Public Affairs.  

“Christina has earned a reputation as a consummate professional who is well-versed on legislative issues ranging from local government and housing to environmental and energy policy. During her decade-long career, she has developed a unique understanding of the complex issues facing the business community and utilities industry, allowing her to join NJUA and hit the ground running,” said Thomas R. Churchelow, Esq, President, New Jersey Utilities Association. “In the few months she’s been with NJUA, Christina has proven herself to be a valuable asset to the organization and the industry, working closely with utility government affairs and operations representatives in response to legislative proposals and has worked diligently to coordinate preparedness and response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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Nine Representatives from NJUA Member Companies Named to Governor Murphy’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council

TRENTON, NJ – Nine individuals representing members of the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) and their parent companies, including Board Chair Jim Fakult, President of Jersey Central Power & Light, were among the business leaders named to Governor Phil Murphy’s Restart and Recovery Advisory Council on Friday.

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An Update on NJUA's 105th Annual Conference

Dear NJUA Members, Associate Members, Community Partners and Friends,

After careful consideration, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the difficult decision has been made to cancel the New Jersey Utilities Association’s 105th Annual Conference, originally scheduled for June 3 – 5, 2020.

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NJUA COVID-19 Preparedness Update: NJUA Member Companies Respond to Needs of the Community

Dear NJUA Members, Associate Members and Community Partners,

As a key component of the state’s economy, the investor-owned utilities of New Jersey continue to play a critical role in the everyday lives of each person living in or doing business in the Garden State.

While these are unprecedented times, I am pleased to report that NJUA’s member companies have taken a leadership role in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak en masse. 

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NJUA COVID-19 Preparedness Update

Dear NJUA Members, Associate Members and Community Partners,

The residents and businesses who call New Jersey home are in an unprecedented time. As the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic become more widespread, we must recognize the value now more than ever of the essential services NJUA member utilities provide.

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Statement from Thomas R. Churchelow, Esq., President, New Jersey Utilities Association on Utility Companies’ Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

“The New Jersey Utilities Association and its 13 member companies continue to closely monitor the rapidly evolving situation related to COVID-19 outbreak. New Jersey’s investor-owned utilities work tirelessly, around the clock, to provide essential water, wastewater, electric, natural gas and telecommunications services to New Jersey residents and businesses. As such, we are working in conjunction with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to establish and implement COVID-19 preparedness plans to ensure continuity of service and health of customers and employees.

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Statement from Thomas R. Churchelow, Esq., President, New Jersey Utilities Association on Governor Murphy’s Final Energy Master Plan

“New Jersey’s investor-owned utilities continue to lead investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives. As such, NJUA’s members  support many aspects of Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan (EMP) and we thank the Governor for his leadership. NJUA’s member companies have already proposed significant investment in important initiatives such as energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and deployment of Advanced Metering Infrastructure. With the BPU’s support, our members will implement these key initiatives that are critical to meeting the stated goals of the EMP.

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Applications for NJUA's 2020 Scholarships Available Online

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New Jersey Utilities Association Announces New Leadership

Thomas R. Churchelow, Esq. to assume President role, effective immediately

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), the state-wide association for investor-owned utilities that provide essential water, wastewater, electric, natural gas and telecommunications services to New Jersey residents and businesses, today announced the selection of Thomas R. Churchelow, Esq. , to serve as its next President.

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New Jersey Utilities Association Celebrates Careers in Utilities Week

October 14 – 18 recognizes the public utility workforce in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), the statewide trade association for the investor-owned utilities, and its 14 member companies are recognizing the third week in October, the 14 to the 18, as New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week.

In an effort to promote the various career opportunities that exist in the utility industry, NJUA is hosting a Utility Job and Career Fair in partnership with Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo on Monday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Conference Center at Mercer, located at Mercer County Community College.

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