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New Jersey Claims Record Solar Energy Installations (Ind. Report)
New Jersey
Date: 2020-03-25
The New Jersey Clean Energy Program is reporting 447 MW of solar capacity was installed in 2019 and now generates 5 pct -- 3,190 MW -- of the Garden State's electric power needs. The state's previous record for solar installed capacity within a calendar year was in 2011, when 446.8 MW came online.

New Jersey's new Energy Master Plan calls for 17,000 MW of solar capacity by 2035 and that solar provide 34 pct of the state's energy mix within 30 years. The Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs and services for New Jersey residents, business owners and local governments to help them save energy, money and the environment. (Source: NJ Clean Energy Program, NJ Spotlight, 23 Mar., 2020) Contact: NJ Clean Energy Program, 866-657-6278,

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