“Energy 101”

The NJLM Educational Foundation Program “Energy 101” scheduled for June 17, 2014 at the Bloustein School has been SOLD OUT! No Walk-Ins will be accepted. If you have any questions or you wish to verify your attendance please call 609-695-3481 ext 111.”

June 17, 2014 9:00am – 2:30pm
Rutgers - Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy,
33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901

CEU’s - CMFO/CCFO-5.5 Off Mgmt; CPWM-2.0 Tech, 3.5 Mgmt;
RMC-5.5 Prof Devel; QPA-5.5 Off Admin

Registration (includes a copy ofAn Energy Policy Primer for New Jersey Municipalities” a $45 value)


The NJLM Educational Foundation in partnership with Rutgers Center for Energy, Economics, and Environmental Policy (CEEEP) and the State Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is producing this special full day event to educate the public and policy makers on New Jersey’s energy infrastructure. 

“Energy 101” will be an introductory lesson in the basics of energy. The program will discuss how electricity is generated and distributed and how aggregation works. It will also discuss storm response and resiliency measures that municipalities can implement. In addition, there will discussion about programs and planning that benefits counties, municipalities and consumers.
This Foundation event will bring together business and local officials and community leaders to create an understanding of energy policy.  This day will include a light lunch.

Topics will include energy infrastructure, government energy aggregation, storm response, and distributed generation and BPU programs

This program will provide valuable training and information for anyone involved in :

  • Cutting costs
  • Storm response/OEM response
  • Street openings
  • Economic development
  • Government Energy Aggregation Programs
  • Responding to natural disasters

**Participants will also receive a COMPLIMENTARY copy of the League’s 2014 “Electrical Energy Policy Primer for New Jersey Municipalities.” A $45 value, for FREE**



  • Dianne Solomon, President, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

9:15a.m.-11:00a.m.-“How the Grid Works”

  • Frank Felder, Phd, Rutgers Center for Energy, Environment, and Economic Policy (CEEEP).

11:00a.m.-11:30a.m.-“Street Openings”

  • Mike Hogan, PSE&G, Distribution Business Team Leader

11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. - Lunch Break - Light lunch provided on site.
12:30p.m.-1:30p.m. -“Storm Related Issues”

  • Jim Giuliano, Director, NJBPU, Division of Reliability and Security

1:30p.m.-2:30p.m. -“Energy Bank, Distributed Generation Issues”

  • Mike Winka, Clean Energy Policy Advisor to the NJBPU President



IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER OR CANCELLATION: We will announce emergency seminar cancellations via recorded announcement on our Weather Hotline: 609-695-3481 ext. 200 and post announcements on our website www.njslom.org  or www.njlmef.org after 6:00am on the morning of the meeting. Please note:  If an event is cancelled by the NJLMEF registration fees will be refunded in full. Modification of events will not be cause for refunds.