State Program Helps Defray Costs of Electric-Vehicle Charging Stations


The state is launching a new program to encourage the use of electric vehicles by awarding small grants to install charging stations at workplaces, government facilities, and nonprofits. Using $725,000, the program will reimburse employers and others to help buy and install the equipment needed to charge the vehicles, which are viewed as a key component…

Code for Trenton Assists Online Presence of City Restaurants

Back in December, Code for Trenton (CfT) volunteers were alerted that many of the city’s restaurants could use a better online presence. There were enticing and unique eateries, but how could they be better found on casual internet searches? So CfT volunteers canvassed the city for the past six months, and we’ve just now essentially completed our goal.

Verizon's big plan to beam super-fast internet to your home

It appears the future of your wired internet service at home is wireless. As Verizon struggles to hit deadlines across the country to wire areas with fiber optics, the company seems to be dialing into the next step of cell phone technology to remove the physical and financial restrictions on wired service. The new 5G service,…

Feds in Trenton to Talk Next Steps on NJ's Elusive Path to Offshore Wind

By 2021, the state projected there would be enough wind turbines spinning off the Jersey coast to produce about 1,100 megawatts of clean electricity, enough to power about 1 million homes. It isn't close to happening. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the federal agency overseeing the Obama administration's efforts to develop offshore wind as…

Meet the geniuses: Frank Gehry, others honored at Liberty Science Center (PHOTOS)

JERSEY CITY -- Hundreds gathered under the Hoberman Sphere in Jersey City Friday night for the fifth annual Liberty Science Center Genius gala. The dinner celebrated four honorees for their achievements in science and technology. As the wall of previous geniuses states, "honorees are chosen not only for their singular brilliance but for allowing a spark…

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