Public Service Electric & Gas commenced work on a 1.06MW solar farm in New Jersey, US.

The project is part of the utility’s $300m Solar 4 All program to provide New Jersey with a cost effective option to meet its renewable energy goals.

Commenting on the development New Jersey Chris Christie said "Solar investment projects like the Hackensack Solar Farm are an integral part of our state’s renewable energy portfolio, increasing New Jersey’s solar capacity, creating jobs and securing the protection of our precious environmental resources."

PSEG chairman, president and CEO Ralph Izzo added, "We are ready to do more of these projects and transform sites like this all over the state to generate more jobs along with clean renewable energy."

The utility’s Solar 4 All program has developed 80MW solar capacity over the last three years.