26 Jun '12, 6pm

Christie Expected to Sign Bill To Boost Solar in N.J.: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose administration...

Christie Expected to Sign Bill To Boost Solar in N.J.: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose administration...

The New Jersey State Assembly approved a bill Monday that requires utilities to obtain 2.05 percent of their power from solar projects in 2014, up from less than half of one percent of the state’s power now. The vote was 68-4, with five abstentions, approving the same bill that passed in the state Senate on May 31. The state became the biggest U.S. solar market in the first quarter, surpassing California, and the legislation may extend that lead. New Jersey solar plants earn renewable-energy credits that utilities buy, and surging installation growth led to an oversupply that threatened to stall new development, said Representative Upendra Chivukula, who wrote the bill. “This will absorb the excess credits, bring up the price and attract new investment,” Chivukula, the Democrat chairman of the Assembly’s telecommunications and utilities committee, said in an interview afte...

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