Green Blueprint: NJ Resources Cuts GHG, Ups Profits

Saving energy is good for business.

Just days before Earth Day, Natural gas provider New Jersey Resources announced Apr. 19 that it has met its 2020 GHG emissions reduction target.

Via NJSpotlight.com.

NJ Energy Company Meets 2020 Greenhouse Gas Target

New Jersey Resources announced yesterday it has already achieved its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by 2020, a target the state of New Jersey also has embraced,

How’s they do it?

The target was achieved, in large measure, by its chief subsidiary, New Jersey Natural Gas, which reduced its emissions by 33 percent by using heaters to keep natural gas flowing through the pipeline.

In addition to its pipeline energy reductions, NJR achieved airline and travel emission reductions of 29 percent and fleet reductions of 19 percent. It also achieved building emission reductions by retrofitting lighting in most of its buildings.

Here’s the company’s own press release:

NEW JERSEY RESOURCES MARKS EARTH DAY BY ANNOUNCING PROGRESS ON GOAL TO REDUCE EMISSIONS BY 20 PERCENT

And NJ Resources latest Corporate Sustainability Report

 

 

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