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June 23, 2017

PSE&G to Begin Electric Reliability Work in Hoboken

(Newark, NJ – June 23, 2017)  Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, will begin construction on new critical underground electrical infrastructure in Hoboken as part of the utility’s Madison Street Substation Project. This work is part of the overall plan for the station that will ensure safe, reliable electric service for residents and businesses in the area. Construction is planned to begin on or around Monday, June 26, 2017 and will continue through December of 2017.

On or around June 26th, u...

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January 07, 2016

PSE&G Begins Underground Construction in Bayonne as part of Bergen-Linden Corridor Electric Reliability Project

Contact for media:Jaye Cavallo (732-540-5824)

For customers & others:  800 436-7734

(Newark, NJ – January 2016) Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) has begun construction in Bayonne as part of the utility’s Bergen-Linden Corridor (BLC) Electric Reliability Project.

Construction of the underground route will begin on John F. Kennedy Boulevard between West Third Street and Juliette Street, with manhole installation at “Z-cuts” – sections of pavement that had been previously excavated and temporarily repaved...

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December 17, 2015

PSE&G upgrading substation in New Milford (NorthJersey.com)

Public Service Electric & Gas Co. is upgrading its substation in New Milford, which was damaged by two hurricanes in the past four years.

As part of its ongoing Energy Strong program, the utility is demolishing and rebuilding certain equipment there, so it’ll be at least one foot above federal standards of a high flood elevation.

The 15.3-acre substation, which is at the foot of Henley Avenue, is within eyeshot of the Hackensack River...

 



December 09, 2015

PSE&G and others launch “Art Wall” project at Fairmount Switching Station

Visit the future site of a brand new switching station in Newark’s West Ward and you’ll see large piles of dirt, dump trucks and other equipment as PSE&G contractors prepare the parcel for construction. But across the street at a local preschool, city officials and residents were already praising plans to bring an artistic approach to the reliability infrastructure investment.

At a press conference yesterday, Dec. 8, PSEG’s Derek DiRisio and Rick Thigpen, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and representatives from the city of Newark and t...

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December 08, 2015

Around Town: Electrical switching station in Newark is artistic sight for sore eyes. (NJ.com)

The Fairmount section of Newark's West Ward will be home to an electrical switching station that's not going to be an unsightly facility the community feared was coming to its neighborhood.

It's actually going to look good when 14 local and national artists, including six from Newark, beautify a 30-foot wall that will surround the structure at Littleton and Central avenues.

As part of a deal to allow Public Service Electric & Gas to build the facility, the utility also reached an agreement with the city and the Urban League...

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July 27, 2015

Power for New Jersey, Protection for Nature (TDWorld.com)

Kim Hanemann, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. | T&D World Magazine 

The Susquehanna–Roseland project was energized on May 11, 2015. It was a great moment for Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), PPL Electric Utilities and the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, through which the transmission line passes....



May 11, 2015

PSE&G prepared for 2015 summer electric demand Susquehanna-Roseland transmission line now fully operational Significant infrastructure investments will maintain reliability

(Newark, N.J. – May 11, 2015) With the new Susquehanna-Roseland transmission line now entirely operational, Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, is fully equipped to meet customer demand for safe, reliable electricity this summer.

The 500-kilovolt line was fully energized today by PPL Electric Utilities from the Susquehanna station in Berwick, Pa., to PSE&G’s Hopatcong switching station. PSE&G energized the portion of the line from Hopatcong to its Roseland switching station in April 2...

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February 12, 2015

PSE&G to Conduct Soil Remediation at its Property Along Littleton Avenue in Newark, NJ

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), is conducting an environmental cleanup of the property it owns along Littleton Avenue in Newark, New Jersey.  This property was first developed in the mid-1800s and operated by the former Cooper Wiss Company to manufacture hand tools and scissors.  In 1988 the property was acquired by Victory Temple National Holiness Church which converted the facility to a church and school.  The property was purchased by PSE&G in July 2012 as the site of a future electric switching station that will...

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January 26, 2015

PSE&G Statement on NJ BPU Approval of McCarter Switching Station Agreement

Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is pleased that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has approved the agreement reached last fall to build a new switching station in Newark’s West Ward to maintain safe, reliable electric service. PSE&G’s McCarter Switching Station will increase reliability of the city’s electric grid and build system redundancy that would have kept the lights on for thousands of customers had it been in service before Superstorm Sandy. The agreement is also a win for the city and communit...

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December 31, 2014

PSE&G Upgrades and Replaces Underground Electric Transmission Circuit In Lodi and Hasbrouck Heights

(December 31, 2014 – Newark, NJ) Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, will be upgrading and replacing one of its underground electric transmission circuits along Route 46 in Lodi and Hasbrouck Heights. To conduct this work safely, PSE&G is working with the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to close the right lane of Route 46 eastbound. During this project, no interruption of electric service is anticipated.

The area for the upcoming underground work is from 156 Route 46 in...

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