N.J. poised to expand solar projects

July 29, 2009 9:27:56 AM PDT
New Jersey regulators are expected to approve plans by four utilities to spend money on solar power projects Wednesday.

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The state Board of Public Utilities vote is expected to cement New Jersey's position as the nation's No. 2 generator of solar power - second only to California.

The state's largest utility, PSE&G, has the largest proposal under consideration. It includes the installation of solar panels on more than 200,000 utility poles.

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