[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Chester as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-3-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-08]
The Township publicly declares its intent to become an aggregator of electric power on behalf of its residential users of electricity pursuant to the Government Energy Act of 2003, N.J.S.A. 48:3-91.3 to 48:3-98, and implementing regulations.
The Township will utilize approved vendors, Commercial Utility Consultants, Inc. pursuant to the NJ E-PROCUREMENT Pilot program (P.L. 2001, c.30) under the NJ Department of Community Affairs. The reverse energy auction will seek bids from licensed and appropriate third-party suppliers. If such winning bid is selected and agreement executed, individual residential consumers would retain the option not to participate and to choose any alternatives they desire.
The Mayor and Municipal Clerk are hereby authorized and directed to execute any documents necessary to carry out the purpose of this article.
All ordinances and parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.
If any portion of this article shall be deemed invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder shall survive in full force and effect.
This article shall be effective immediately upon adoption and publication in accordance with law.