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Solar panels on top of a roof of a home in Danbury, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Solar Panels Pose Challenges For Firefighters

Solar panels atop a food warehouse in southern New Jersey in September forced firefighters at certain points to retreat because of the threat of live electricity being generated by solar panels.

03/06/2014

Solar panel companies are allowing you now to lease their services, at rates that may surprise you. (Photo: CBS 2)

Solar Panel Companies Making Offers That May Be Too Good To Refuse

New Yorkers pay some of the highest electric bills in the country. But what if we told you that your bill could go down drastically and you don’t have to pay a thing, that you’d practically get something for nothing?

08/30/2013

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New NYS Laws To Take Effect On New Year’s Day

With the new year on the horizon, a host of new laws will also be on the books in New York State.

12/24/2012

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearing On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan Begins Tuesday

Residents, business owners and lobbyists can comment on the plan at a hearing Tuesday afternoon at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.

07/26/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearings Scheduled On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan

New Jersey residents will soon get their first chance to comment on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal for the state’s energy future.

07/25/2011

Solar Panel (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Company To Invest Millions In Solar Panel Project

The clean energy division of New Jersey Resources was leasing 13 acres in Manalapan to build a “solar field” of ground-mounted, crystalline panels.

05/04/2011