South River receives funding for electric vehicle charging station

SOUTH RIVER – The borough has received a $10,000 grant to assist with is electric vehicle charging station.

One of the Sustainable Jersey grants funded by the Gardinier Environmental Fund for 2018 will benefit the station that will be installed at the municipal parking lot that adjacent to the South River Downtown area near Main Street.

This location will allow for high utilization of the station by municipal staff, residents, businesses and travelers passing through the borough, according to information provided by Sustainable Jersey.

“Investments in local energy projects help us make progress toward the goal of a more sustainable and resilient New Jersey,” Randall Solomon, executive director of Sustainable Jersey, said in a prepared statement. “These grant recipients demonstrate leadership and a strong commitment to advancing climate action that will help New Jersey meet more ambitious targets moving forward.”

“The Gardinier Environmental Fund is committed to conserving the earth’s energy resources and enhancing renewable energy measures,” Gene Wentzel, president of Gardinier Environmental Fund, said in the statement. “We are proud to stand alongside Sustainable Jersey, and to continue to fund worthy projects that support our mutual goals in New Jersey.”


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