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Appeal to resume on proposed windmill power project in Atlantic City

Fishermen's Energy said it plans to resume its appeal of the decision by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to deny a proposed windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City.

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Buzz Miller, executive VP of nuclear development at Southern Co., in front of the high-pressure vessel of a new nuclear reactor at a power plant in Waynesboro, Ga.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Buzz Miller, executive VP of nuclear development at Southern Co., in front of the high-pressure vessel of a new nuclear reactor at a power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) -- The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source.

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NJ is an energy efficient state

New Jersey ranks eleventh as the least energy-expensive state in a new report by WalletHub that compares energy bills across the nation.

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NJ Energy Suppliers on the Hot Seat [AUDIO]

This past winter in New Jersey has helped uncover a laundry list of problems related to some third-party energy suppliers.

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BPU Rate Decision Won’t Affect Energy Aggregation [AUDIO]

While Jersey Central Power & Light appeals the state Board of Public Utilities' recent denial of a proposed rate hike, there is some good news for those who switched to the many energy aggregation programs throughout New Jersey.

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President Barack Obama
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Obama to Feds: Boost Renewable Power 20%

Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.

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PSE&G Energy Strong Proposal Criticized [AUDIO]

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Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) has put forth a four billion dollar Energy Strong proposal to strengthen its electric and gas infrastructure to be able to better withstand another storm like Superstorm Sandy, but the plan has some critics. 

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Flickr User Czarcats
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Higher Heat Costs Expected This Winter [AUDIO]

The Federal Energy Department warns it will cost more to keep warm this winter, with a bigger increase for natural gas than for heating oil. But a New Jersey expert disagrees.

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The Financial Benefits of Solar Energy [SPONSORED]

With the rising costs of energy, many NJ residents are looking to other options to power their homes. The main option for many looking for a cheaper, greener alternative, is solar energy.

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Help A NJ Veteran in Need This Weekend
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How Solar Energy Helps the Military [ADVERTORIAL]

By Justin Puik

Our nation's military has the bravest men and women who step up to serve our country to the fullest extent of their ability. Coming from a military family, I know that these people are the same as any civilian. They care about how their child is doing in class, help friends when they are struggling, and contemplate what the future holds. What sets them apart is their courage to stand tall when their country calls for their help. It is a great privilege to support these soldiers in their duties, and thanks to a recent turnaround in how energy is supplied to our troops, solar has played a major part in making the military's job that much easier, safer, and more cost-efficient. Thanks to Trinity Solar for providing us with some vital information on how solar energy assists our military.

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