NJ Watchdog Blasts State's $446M Solar Projects Deal

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 10:18 PM EDT) -- New Jersey’s utility watchdog on Thursday issued sharp criticism of Public Service Electric & Gas Co. and the state’s Board of Public Utilities after the regulator approved up to $446 million in solar power projects, saying the settlement was improperly struck behind closed doors.

The New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel released its objections to PSE&G's proposed solar projects following its announcement at the end of April, when the utility reached a settlement with the BPU, that it would lobby against the projects. The DRC has...
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