State Policies and Programs Add 25 Percent to NJ Electrical Bills

August 23, 2010 – In The News
NJ Spotlight

The Christie administration’s reassessment of New Jersey’s two-year-old energy master plan and the factors that have led to high energy bills may become the most important issues when reassessing the plan and in the decreasing of bills. In conjuncture with this effort, the Board of Public Utilities will analyze the costs of various state-enacted programs that contribute to high gas and electric bills.

“It’s extraordinarily important that all these data inputs be clearly analyzed in terms of setting policies going forward so people understand what they are paying for each month,’’ said Steve Goldenberg, an attorney who represents large users of energy, such as pharmaceutical companies and other manufacturers.

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