The election of Phil Murphy as the next governor of New Jersey could mark the beginning of a dramatic change in direction on the critical issues of climate change and clean energy. New Jersey is poised to become a leader in addressing climate change and making the urgently needed transition to clean, renewable energy.
Gov.-elect Murphy has pledged to adopt a state Energy Master Plan that will help the state achieve 100 percent clean energy by 2050. Some other highlights of his clean energy plan include:
- powering 1.5 million homes through offshore wind by 2030;