NJSEM.org

New Jersey

Sustainable Energy

Joint Meeting

 

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NJSEM

Welcome

LEARN ABOUT SEM

If you're new to NJSEM, start here. You'll find all you need to know about us.

PUBLIC NOTICES

 

If it's official, it's here.

MEMBERSHIP

You'll find member information here including how to join.

NJSEM PROFESSIONALS

 

All you need to know about the professional consultants to NJSEM.

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Everything from frequently asked questions to helpful guides about Energy.

MEDIA

Our ads, articles and other media appearances are found here.

 

NJSEM Who We Are

The New Jersey Sustainable Energy Joint Meeting (“The NJSEM”) is a joint meeting of municipalities working with municipalities to aggregate their individual energy requirements together for improved purchasing power.  The NJSEM was formed as a Joint Meeting which “means the joint operation of any public services, public improvements, works, facilities, or other undertaking by contracting local units pursuant to a joint contract under section 14 of P.L.2007, c.63 (C.40A:65-14). ”

As a joint meeting, the NJSEM is a “public body corporate and politic,” a government entity and governed accordingly.  The NJSEM is an energy buying group of municipalities and municipal agencies.  It is townships governed by an elected Statewide Executive Board, a committee of 7 members and 7 alternates, all local Business Administrators and Local Officials.  Energy procurements of electricity supply and natural gas supply are conducted in full compliance with state laws, NJDCA/DLGS regulations and purchasing guidelines.

 

One of the largest operating costs (and certainly one of the most unpredictable) facing New Jersey public entities today is that of natural gas, electricity and other forms of energy which have been on a steady course of increase over the past few years.

In addition to rising energy costs, municipal energy users are concurrently facing:

  • Social and regulatory pressure to reduce dependence on foreign oil;

  • Pressure to increase the use of energy generated by renewable sources, and;

  • Mandates to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

 

The New Jersey Municipal Environmental Joint Insurance Fund desired to establish a Sustainable Energy Meeting (SEM) that would serve its members as a knowledge-based energy purchasing group designed to help New Jersey public entities initially reduce their energy costs and ultimately meet their social and regulatory obligations.

 

Third Party energy Supply

Learn about how your electricity and natural gas are bought and sold

Your Utility Bill

You might have questions about the items that appear on your utility bill. Start here.

Procurement

Understanding procurement will keep your municipal entity cost efficient and in compliance with law

Suppliers

If you want to be a supplier for the NJSEM, here's some information for you!

 

CONTACT

NJSEM

OUR ADDRESS

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9 Campus Drive, Suite 16
Parsippany, NJ 07054-4412

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Tel:                      732-296-0770

 

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