Commission resolves to use renewable energy

News. North Jersey District Water Supply Commission resolves to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2024.

Oct 04 2019 | 01:42 PM

    North Jersey District Water Supply Commission Executive Director Tim Eustace announced the passage of a resolution by the Board authorizing the goal of reaching 100 percent renewable energy use for the Commission’s Wanaque facility by 2024.

    "The Commission understands the importance of striving to achieve this goal as we transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energy sources to protect our environment,” Chairman Howard Burrell said. "We are looking to achieve this goal by utilizing electricity derived from solar, as well as hydropower and wind to power the Commission’s operations."

    NJDWSC must look at the “sustainability of our operations as we serve the ratepayers interest as we work toward providing water for millions of New Jerseyans, Burrell said.