Updates

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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 ...

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Governor Phil Murphy Signs Historic Measure to Revive Renewable Energy in New Jersey

Clean Energy and Environmental Advocates, Solar Industry Hail Garden State’s Bright Future Surrounded by solar industry and advocates, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a historic bill to significantly advance New Jersey’s clean energy economy. If properly implemented, the bill will stabilize and expand New Jersey’s renewable energy sector and help extend the cost-saving benefits ...


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.