Saturday, April 5, 2014

High voltage issue: Reversing NJ solar slowdown

[Updated at 10:45 p.m. to add related news stories}

New Jersey once ranked second the nation in the number of solar energy installations, but its status has dropped in recent years.

How much?
It depends on which study you believe. One says the Garden State now ranks third in the cumulative number of solar installations. But an industry trade group claims that the state has slipped to fifth place.

Tom Johnson, who covers energy and environment issues for NJ Spotlight, asked a number of experts how to the slide can be reversed. He found that there is no easy answer.

Read the full story here

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