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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 75,340,061 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 18,383 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 6,997 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 38%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 13.10ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 2%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 50%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 44%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 0%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 0%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 1%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 1%
Electricity Generated from Wind 0%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 1%
Name
Philip Murphy
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2018-01-16
Name
New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
Abbreviation
BPU
Year Established
1907
Associated ISO or RTO
PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Telecommunications", "Water"]
Number of Seats
5
Staff Size
246
Current Commissioner Count
5
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
New Jersey Legislature
Session Length in Months
12
Session Start Date
2019-01-09
Session End Date