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REPORT: Community Solar Pilot Program Could Create Close to $800MM in Economic Benefit for New Jersey

Study analyzes economic impact of community solar and finds that a robust pilot program could create significant job and economic growth across the state Today, a new report was released by solar advocates that analyzes the potential economic impact New Jersey could expect from the recently passed community solar pilot program. The report analyzed the ...

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Report: NJ’s New Community Solar Program Could Lower Bills for 410,000 Families by 2030

Roadmap points to BPU’s critical role in community solar growth, savings in New Jersey A new study from GTM Research found that New Jersey’s newly-passed community solar law could deliver energy savings for 410,000 customers, including a quarter million low-to-moderate income and affordable housing customers, by 2030. The Vision for U.S. Community Solar: A Roadmap ...


Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.