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How to Fix Power Grid Again at Center of Green-Energy Plans

Question remains who will pay as state looks to several options to connect wind, solar projects

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT – A draft study on modernizing the grid suggests New Jersey needs to take significant steps to end long-recurring problems that prevent clean-energy projects from connecting to the regional power grid.

The analysis, prepared for the state Board of Public Utilities by Guidehouse Inc., primarily identifies ways for renewable energy projects to speed up interconnections to the grid, a process advocates say could slow down or halt New Jersey’s transition to clean energy …