Town-Scale Green Energy in New Jersey

neighbors.jpgCiting economic common sense, the town of Wayne, NJ has embarked on an ambitious plan to achieve a higher degree of energy independance. The plan suggests everything from small wind turbines on street lights to using heat from a cogeneration plant to offset natural gas use at municipal buildings. The net result – less taxpayer money going up in smoke. (via treehugger)

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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.

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  1. Wayne, NJ, is Going Green

    From via Triple Pundit, news on Wayne, NJ’s move towards energy independence through local, renewable generation.

    10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    We are cutting energy bills through the power of the sun, wind, and smart building design. The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association is welcoming the public to visit local sustainable homes and buildings throughout NEW JERSEY and the Northeast to see clean renewable energy at work.
    The Green Buildings Open House operates in conjunction with the National Solar Tour. Visit or call Alice Diane Celebre at 908-788-6864 to find an open house in your area.

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