Category: New Jersey

A system dynamic modeling approach for evaluating municipal solid waste generation, landfill capacity and related cost management issues

Abstract: As planning for sustainable municipal solid waste management has to address several inter-connected issues such as landfill capacity, environmental impacts and financial expenditure, it becomes increasingly necessary to understand the dynamic n… more »

Oceana: Offshore Wind Power Will Create More Jobs and Produce Cheaper, Cleaner Energy off the U.S. Atlantic Coast than Offshore Oil & Gas

As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released on September 28, 2010 finds that offshore wind potential… more »

Making, breaking, and (partially) remaking markets: State regulation and photovoltaic electricity in New Jersey

Abstract: This paper describes the development of the U.S. state of New Jersey’s policy to accelerate the growth of photovoltaic electricity generating capacity over the past ten years. It provides insights that may be of use to scholars and policy-maker… more »

Developer Installs Solar Power

According to Antoinette Martin writing in the September 3, 2010 New York Times: HERE’S an idea: Buy a house, and make money off the investment. Guaranteed. So long as the sun keeps coming up. That is the pitch being made at River Pointe, an age-res… more »