NEW ENERGY RESILIENCE BANK COULD BEGIN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS IN SEPTEMBER
Finding a way to keep sewage-treatment plants, health facilities up and running even if grid fails is top priority of bank
TOM JOHNSON | JUNE 16, 2015
The state expects to begin accepting applications for New Jersey’s Energy Resilience Bank in September, a process that could help healthcare facilities, schools, and transportation hubs remain operational even if another extreme storm shuts down much of the power grid.
The bank, created in the wake of superstorm Sandy, is already sifting through about 30 projects from sewage-treatment plants and a few water systems seeking to grab a share of $65 million in funding to develop alternate power supplies if their traditional power source is disrupted.... CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE.