Post Tagged with: "New Jersey"

And this time, they mean it

Blockbuster New Jersey solar bill raises RPS to 50 percent by 2030, enables community solar

May 24, 2018 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Surrounded by solar industry and advocates, N.J. Governor Phil Murphy signed a historic bill that will stabilize the solar market through 2021 by (deep breath) … increasing the solar target, losing the current solar renewable energy credit trading program in an orderly way, reducing the overall cost of the currentRead More

New Jersey reworks bills to raise RPS for solar, add community solar

New Jersey reworks bills to raise RPS for solar, add community solar

March 15, 2018 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

State and national solar energy advocates are throwing their support behind two bills in New Jersey, A3723 and S2314, that are meant to stabilize and expand New Jersey’s renewable economy. Assemblyman John McKeon’s bill and its companion in the Senate, S2314 from Senator Bob Smith, consider the renewable energy provisionsRead More

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

New Jersey bill would raise RPS, solar carve out (and subsidize more nuclear power)

February 23, 2018 at 9:56 am 1 comment

The New Jersey Legislature is nearing passing Senate Bill 877 that would modify the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Solar Renewable Energy Credit obligation to require 5.1 percent of New Jersey’s electricity to come from solar by 2021 (up from 4.1 percent). It also would establish a community solar programRead More

New Jersey extends Solar 4 All program (will invest $80 million in brownfield, landfill projects)

New Jersey extends Solar 4 All program (will invest $80 million in brownfield, landfill projects)

December 6, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has approved an extension to PSE&G’s Solar 4 All program. The approval authorizes PSE&G to invest up to $80 million over the next three years to build an additional 33 MWdc of solar farms on landfills and brownfields in PSE&G’s electric service territory.Read More

Momentum Solar continues to expand, is looking to hire

Momentum Solar continues to expand, is looking to hire

July 26, 2016 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

Momentum Solar is a privately held solar energy company headquartered in Metuchen, N.J., that just announced its rapid expansion in the Tri-State area. In fact, Momentum showed an averaged 74 percent increase in workforce quarter over quarter since the beginning of 2015. As part of its model, Momentum tries to stay away fromRead More

Sustainable Jersey, EnergySage launch New Jersey Solar Challenge

Sustainable Jersey, EnergySage launch New Jersey Solar Challenge

July 20, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Sustainable Jersey announced a New Jersey statewide Solar Challenge program and invited municipalities to participate in order to promote adoption of solar energy at the community-level. The Sustainable Jersey Solar Challenge takes advantage of Sustainable Jersey’s partnership with EnergySage, an online solar marketplace developed with the support of the U.S.Read More

Big floating solar project underway in New Jersey

Big floating solar project underway in New Jersey

March 21, 2016 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Work has begun on one of the largest floating solar arrays in the nation, in the Borough of Sayreville, N.J. Partner firms that will execute the project’s design and implementation include: Power Grid Capital LLC (project developer), Monticello Energy Finance LLC (project financing) and RETTEW (Engineer and Designer). The $12Read More

Applied Energy Technologies selected for 3.5-MW New Jersey rooftop install

Applied Energy Technologies selected for 3.5-MW New Jersey rooftop install

October 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) was selected by Pro-Tech Energy Solutions to provide its Rayport-B ECO solar racking system for one of the nation’s largest rooftop solar installations. The project is installed on a distribution warehouse and the corporate headquarters for AC Moore arts and crafts stores. The 11,232 panels, suppliedRead More

PSE&G landfill solar farm named New Jersey Renewable Energy Project of the Year

PSE&G landfill solar farm named New Jersey Renewable Energy Project of the Year

September 29, 2015 at 5:17 pm Comments are Disabled

The New Jersey Association of Energy Engineers (NJAEE) has selected Public Service Electric and Gas Company’s (PSE&G’s) Kinsley Solar Farm as its 2014 renewable energy project of the year. The award was presented at the NJAEE annual awards gala held in Woodbridge, NJ. The 11.18-MW DC Kinsley Solar Farm is locatedRead More