Finding your footing in conversations about renewable energy as a utility that’s largely in the business of fossil fuels isn’t easy.

But South Jersey Industries manages to make it look like it is.

SJI’s CEO, Mike Renna, doesn’t require much encouragement to chat your ear off about the natural gas utility’s place in the clean energy goals New Jersey’s leaders have set in their effort to combat climate change.

“Where we’ve really carved out a niche over the past 18 to 24 months is in repositioning SJI as a clean energy infrastructure company,” he said. “It has been a really transformative event for us here, the recognition that the region, the state and the nation had aspirational goals of accelerating a transition to renewable energy.” Read More from ROI-NJ.