The growth of New Jersey’s solar industry has been driven by an ambitious requirement that increasing percentages of the regulated power suppliers’ energy come from renewable energy sources, favorable financial incentives and favorable regulatory provisions such as net metering rules.  In order to determine the economic viability of a solar project and the return on

On April 22, 2010, Governor Christie signed a new law that exempts solar panels from the calculation of impervious cover under a number of state laws. The calculation of impervious cover can be a critical factor in development projects in New Jersey, as many state and municipal laws limit the percentage of a property that

On March 31, 2009, Governor Corzine signed three clean energy bills in front of a combined heat and power production facility at Rutgers University Busch Campus.

With stated goals of reducing dependence on foreign oil, creating jobs and combating global warming, the first bill requires developers to offer to install solar energy systems on development