NJ mayors square off over proposal for power plant

It’s mayor against mayor in part of Bergen County, where there’s a proposal to build a power plant. Just off busy Route 1 & 9 down an industrial part of the Meadowlands is a concrete recycling plant that could soon be transformed into a power plant burning natural gas. Spokesman Philip Swibinski says North Bergen is all […]

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Transition2018: Bloustein faculty, staff, alumni will have an impact on New Jersey’s future

Carl Van Horn, Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and a widely recognized expert on workforce, human resources, and employment policy issues with extensive experience in public and private sector policymaking, was named Senior Advisor to the Transition for Strategy and Policy and will also serve as a co-chair of the Stronger and Fairer Economy […]

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Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy offering professional development courses on energy, electricity markets

The Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy at the Bloustein School is offering professional development courses for those interested in learning more about electricity markets, the electric power industry, and energy efficiency. The courses will be taught by Frank Felder PhD, Associate Research Professor at the Bloustein School. Dr. Felder is an expert on […]

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Franklin Township: State Resolution Opposes Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

According to a release from Williams researchers at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy estimate “the design and construction of the Northeast Supply Enhancement project will generate approximately $327 million in additional economic activity (GDP) in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. In addition, the project will directly and indirectly generate 3,186 jobs […]

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Mayor Cahill Speaks at NJPIRG Solar Energy Roundtable

The panelists for the roundtable discussion were Dr. Robert Kopp, Associate Director of the Rutgers Energy Institute, Kate Shackford, Executive Director for GRID Alternatives, and Dr. Frank Felder, Director at the Center for Energy at the Edward J. Bloustein School. Dr. Felder insisted, “until we put a true price on carbon, greenhouse gas emissions won’t […]

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CEEEP seeking post doctoral associate for 2015 calendar year

The Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy at the Bloustein School is recruiting for 2015 calendar year a post-doctoral fellow with a strong quantitative background for a one-year appointment. Reappointment is possible contingent on available funding and performance. The Ph.D. should be in operations research, industrial engineering, systems engineering, economics, public policy, or planning […]

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EJB analysis finds PSE&G will be economic engine for New Jersey

A new economic analysis conducted by researchers at the Bloustein School finds that from 2011 to 2021,Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) investments in New Jersey’s electric transmission network will be a powerful stimulant of the state’s economy. The report, released today, concludes the company’s 10-year, $8.1 billion transmission investment program will support 6,000 jobs annually — […]

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