Sending a strong message to state policymakers, a new surveyof the state’s registered voters conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll for ReThink Energy NJ found that 66 percent do not consider natural gas to be clean energy, an astounding 23-point increase since 2016, and that three of every four want New Jersey to achieve a goal of 100% of energy from renewable sources by 2050.
Gov. Murphy has directed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to draft the 2019 Energy Master Plan for our state. There will be five public hearings in September to gather input from the public.
The sweeping legislation Gov. Murphy signed into law today will reduce harmful emissions and restore the state’s leadership on clean energy.
The New Jersey Senate and General Assembly passed a clean energy bill that provides for more than half of the state’s energy to come from renewable sources, like wind and solar, by 2030.
The groups cheered the important clean energy legislation that was passed today because it will restore New Jersey’s leading role on solar, wind, and energy efficiency.