"Their CHP installations will provide onsite energy generationand re-use waste heat," BPU President Jeanne M. Fox explains toGlobeSt.com. "They are highly efficient and environmentallyfriendly systems that will benefit the company and all New Jerseyresidents."

In short, CHP systems benefit New Jersey residents andbusinesses by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving thereliability of the electricity grid and helping to control the costof power by reducing peak demand, which drives up electricityprices for all the state's ratepayers. According to Fox, NewJersey's Clean Energy Program provides a number of incentives forboth residents and businesses to reduce peak demand forelectricity, use energy more efficiently and protect our finiteresources.

Johnson Matthey is a worldwide specialty chemicals manufacturerof catalysts, precious metals and fine chemicals. The company'sWest Deptford facility provides a full range of commercial scalemanufacturing services to the pharmaceutical industry. In October2008, a 200-kilowatt fuel cell was installed at this facility toutilize natural gas to generate electricity on-site, whilesimultaneously producing useful energy in the form of wasteheat.

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