only does solar energy offer lower costs than traditional methods
for generating power, it also leads to an improved quality of life
for your own household and your New Jersey community. Instead of
receiving power from coal fired plants that release massive amounts
of greenhouse gas, you could generate all the power your community
n’eeds with solar. Coal power plants can also cause irreparable
damage to your community’s source of fresh water. So, instead of
relying on massive corporations to provide power to your community,
either invest in your own personal solar panels or join a community
How can I Product My Own Solar Power?
With the recent advancements in the efficiency of solar panels in NJ, you can enjoy the benefits of solar power for your own home at an affordable price. You can choose between standard solar panels outside of your house, roof-mounted solar panels, or solar shingles or tiles on your roof. Any one of these options provide you with a renewable source of energy that can last upwards of twenty years.
you install solar
on your household or property. First, they offer full exemption from
New Jersey’s 7% sales tax for any solar installation. Second, when
you install solar on your household or property, you receive a
complete exemption from all local property taxes. Finally, you can
benefit from the Solar Renewable Energy Credit to actually make money
off of your solar installation while the incentive lasts. So, if
you’re looking to save money through solar energy, you could not be
in a better place than New Jersey.
Solar Community Projects
great way to join the solar power movement is to join a local solar
power community project. These projects work by collecting funding
from people in your local community to purchase a bulk amount of
solar panels. Then, you distribute the energy back to your local
utilities. Your local utilities provide you and all participants a
credit based on how much energy your community solar panels generated
for use on your energy bills. This can be a great way to get your
community involved in solar powered energy as well as disperse the
costs of solar while enjoying an economy of scale.
the end of 2019, New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities
solar projects as part of Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. These
45 projects are expected to generate enough electricity to power over
15,000 homes in low to moderate income areas. Governor Murphy looks
to develop more community solar projects in the coming future as a
method to achieve his 100% clean energy by 2050 initiative. So, if
you believe your local New Jersey community would benefit from a
community solar project, now is the time to get the ball rolling. You
can start by filling out
building community momentum to back your application.
Please visit Green Power Energy for more information.
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