New Jersey!

Find out how much you can save by going solar in New Jersey.

New Jersey has been an early leader in solar, and is one of only three states in the US to have more than 1 GW of installed capacity. The market continues to be strong. The market is driven by net metering, a solar RPS and an accompanying SREC market.
Solar Installed: 2,113.5 MW (383.8 MW in 2016)
National Ranking: 5th (10th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 328,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 3.66%2
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 6,056 (9th in 2016)
Solar Companies in State: 560 companies total; 83 Manufacturers, 352 Installers/Developers, 119 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $7,991.99 million ($822.77 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 2,350 MW over next 5 years (ranks 11th)
Pilesgrove Solar Project was completed in 2015 by developer Con Edison and Panda Energy. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 18 MW of electricity– enough to power over 2,796 New Jersey homes.
Several large retailers in New Jersey have gone solar including Anheuser-Busch, Ashley Plaza and AT&T. Berry Plastics Corporation has installed one of the largest such installations with 14 MW of solar capacity at their location in Phillipsburg.
At 10 MW, L&D Landfill Solar in Mt. Holly is among the largest solar installations in New Jersey. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 1,553 homes. There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:

  • Reduced electric costs
  • Higher resale value for properties
  • Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
  • Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
  • Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.

QUICK FACTS

New Jersey averaged the 10th-highest electricity prices in the nation in 2015.
New Jersey’s Oyster Creek nuclear reactor, which is the oldest operating nuclear power plant in the United States, began operation in 1969 and is scheduled to shut down in 2019.
New Jersey has adopted a renewable portfolio standard that will require nearly one-fourth of net electricity sales to come from renewable energy resources by 2021. Specific solar and offshore wind requirements are included in the standard.
In 2015, for the first time, natural gas generated more electricity in New Jersey than nuclear power did. Together, the two fuels provided more than nine-tenths of the state’s net electricity generation.
New Jersey refineries have added rail access for crude oil deliveries and can now receive crude oil either by rail from North Dakota or by tanker from overseas, whichever is more economic.
In 2015, solar power became New Jersey’s largest source of renewable electricity; three-fifths of solar electricity came from customer-sited solar panels.

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