Translator Disclaimers
All currently effective BPU rules are now available from the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and Lexis/Nexis at this link: http://www.lexisnexis.com/njoal.

The statutes under which the BPU is granted its authority N.J.S.A. 48:1 et seq. These statutes may be accessed at Rutgers Law Library. This website's statutory database is updated daily by the Law Library of the Rutgers School of Law - Newark.

The Rutger's Law Library website's rules database is updated by LexisNexis concurrently with the publication of the printed updates to the New Jersey Administrative Code, which updates are published two weeks after publication of the New Jersey Register issue containing the rule changes included in the update.

Current Rulemaking N.J.A.C.Title 14: Clean Energy

Readoption of Special Adoption: N.J.A.C. 14:8-7 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Aggregated Net Metering

Proposed Readoption of Special Adoption: N.J.A.C. 14:8-7 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency- Aggregated Net Metering

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.2, 2.8, and 2.10 Definitions; Using RECs and SRECs for RPS Compliance; Alternative Compliance Payments (ACPs and SACPs): Published in the March 17, 2014 New Jersey Register

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:8-1.2, 2.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 5.2 BPU Docket Number: EX11120885V. Published in the April 15, 2013 New Jersey Register

Aggregated Net Metering Special Adopted New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:8-7 BPU Docket Numbers: EO12090832V and EO12090861V. Published in the April 15, 2013 New Jersey Register

Readoption with Amendments of Special Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.2 and 2.3 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Amount of Renewable Energy Required Published in the March 18, 2013 New Jersey Register BPU Docket No. EX12080748

Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.2, 2.8, and 2.10

N.J.A.C. 14:8-6 Qualified Offshore Wind Projects: Readoption with Amendments BPU Docket Number: EX12050466 Published in the New Jersey Register on February 19, 2013

Proposed Readoption with Amendments of Special Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.2 and 2.3 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Amount of Renewable Energy Required Published in the October 15, 2012 New Jersey Register. BPU Docket No EX12080748

N.J.A.C. 14::8-1.2, 2.9, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 5.2 Courtesy Copy of a Rule Proposal on Net Metering for On-site Generation Dkt. No. EX11120885V

N.J.A.C. 14:8-6 Qualified Offshore Wind Projects: Proposed Readoption with Amendments BPU Docket Number: EX12050466

PUBLIC NOTICE related to Proposed New Rules at N.J.A.C. 14:1A: Board Financial Assistance: Prevailing Wage Rate, which was published in the New Jersey Register on January 4, 2010.

N.J.A.C. 14:8-3.6, 3.7 and 3.9, Environmental Information Disclosure Rules. ADOPTED Amendments and Repeal, BPU Docket No. EX09030200. Published in the New Jersey Register on January 4, 2010.

N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.9(d), Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) Rules. ADOPTED Amendments - "E-Metering Amendments". BPU Docket No. EX09040330. Published in the New Jersey Register on January 4, 2010.

N.J.A.C. 14:8-4 and 5, Net Metering and Interconnection Rules. ADOPTION of "Phase 1 Amendments". Published in the New Jersey Register on 4 JAnuary 2010. Docket No. EX08080637.

N.J.A.C. 14:8-4.3(a), Net Metering and Interconnection Rules. PROPOSAL of Amendments to remove the two MW limit on renewable energy systems. Published in the New Jersey Register on 4 January 2010. Docket No. EX09110910.

N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.7 and 2.9, Renewable Portfolio Standards, Adopted Amendments. Published in the New Jersey Register on September 8, 2009. BPU Docket # EX08050346.

N.J.A.C. 14:8-2.9(d), Renewable Portfolio Standards, Propsed Amendments. Published in the New Jersey Register on September 8, 2009. BPU Docket # EX09040330.


N.J.A.C. 14:8-3.6, 3.7 and 3.9, Renewable Energy And Energy Efficiency, Environmental Information Disclosure Rules. Proposed Amendments and Repeal, published in the New Jersey Register on June 1, 2009. BPU Docket No. EX09030200

N.J.A.C. 14:8-4, Renewable Energy And Energy Efficiency, Net Metering And Interconnection Rules, Proposed Amendments, New Rules, And Recodification, BPU Docket #: EX080806

Current Rulemaking N.J.A.C.Title 14: Energy

Readoption with Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:5 Adopted New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:5-8.7, 9.5, and 9.8 Adopted Repeal: N.J.A.C. 14:5-9. Published in the August 17, 2015 NJ Register at 47 N.J.R. 2165(c)

Proposed Readoption with Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:5 Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:5-8.7, 9.5, and 9.8 Proposed Repeal: N.J.A.C. 14:5-9.2 Electric Service Published in the March 16, 2015 NJ Register at 47 N.J.R. 631(a)

Energy Competition Standards Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:4-2.3, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 6.3, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, and 7.6 Adopted New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:4-6.11 and 7.12 BPU Docket Number: EX12020158. Published in the April 15, 2013 New Jersey Register

N.J.A.C. 14:8-4.3(a), Rules governing Net Metering for Class 1 Renewable Energy Systems. ADOPTED Amendments - "Two MW Amendments". BPU Docket No. EX09110910. Published in the New Jersey Register on July 6, 2010.

N.J.A.C. 14:5-9. Adopted Amendments - Transmission line vegetation management. Published in the New Jersey Register on January 19, 2010. BPU Docket No. EX0804235

N.J.A.C. 14:5-9.2 and 9.6, Electric Service Rules, Electric Utility Line Vegetation Management. Proposed Amendments, published in the New Jersey Register on May 18, 2009. BPU Docket No. EX0804235

Readoption of N.J.A.C 14:4, Energy Competition Standards - Rule Proposal Docket No. EX11020089

Readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 14:4 Energy Competition Standards Adopted April 11, 2012 - BPU Docket Number: EX11020089 Published in the New Jersey Register May 7, 2012 


N.J.A.C. 14:4 Energy Competition Standards Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:4-2.3, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5, 6.3, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, and 7.6 Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:4-6.11 and 7.12 PROPOSED April 11, 2012 - BPU Docket Number: EX12020158 Published in the New Jersey Register May 21, 2012

Current Rulemaking N.J.A.C.Title 14: Generic

Proposed Readoption with Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:1; Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:1-5.16 and 7.5 Rules of Practice Published in the March 16, 2015 NJ Register at 47 N.J.R. 626(a)



Readoption by Notice: N.J.A.C. 14:3 All Utilities Published in the March 16, 2015 NJ Register at 47 N.J.R. 661(a)

Service Connections Extensions of Service Proposed Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:3-8.1, 8.2, 8.4, 8.5, 8.9, 8.10, and 8.11 Proposed Repeal and New Rule: N.J.A.C. 14:3-8.6 Proposed New Rules: N.J.A.C. 14:3-8.14 Proposed Repeals: N.J.A.C. 14:3-8.7, 8.8, 8.12, and 10 Published in the December 1, 2014 NJ Register

Third Party Suppliers Advertising and Marketing Standards Special Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 14:47.2, 7.3, and 7.4; Special Adopted New Rule: N.J.A.C. 14:4-7.13

Notice of Readoption Grant and Loan Programs Readoption: N.J.A.C. 14:31

I/M/O/ Procedures for Determining the Confidentiality of submitted Information - Rule Proposal N.J.A.C. 14:1-12.1 and 12.9 COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED 30 DAYS UNTIL APRIL 17, 2013
DOCKET NO. AX12050465

N.J.A.C. 14:3-1.1, 3A.3, 3A.4 and 7.1 - All Utilities, Adopted Amendments. Docket No. AX09060447. Published in the New Jersey Register on September 20, 2010.

N.J.A.C. 14:1A, Rules of Practice, Proposed New Rules - Board Financial Assistance: Prevailing Wage Rate. BPU Docket No. AX09110941. Published in the New Jersey Register on January 4, 2010.

N.J.A.C. 14:3-1.1, 3A.4 and 7.1, All Utilities, Proposed Amendments. Published on the New Jersey Register on September 8, 2009. BPU Docket # AX09060447.

All currently effective BPU rules are now available from the NJ Office of Administrative Law and Lexis/Nexis