February 28, 2019
We rounded up some of the top energy efficiency and clean energy news effecting New Jersey residents and businesses in February.
Clean Energy Learning Center for New Jersey's Clean Energy Program ™ "The Clean Energy Learning Center provides online education to the full range of stakeholder groups engaged with the Clean Energy Program – building owners and managers; design professionals; energy and other professionals; contractors; code officials; homeowners and CEP program representatives." https://www.njcelc.com
Hoboken to purchase 100 percent clean electricity for municipal facilities "City of Hoboken Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla recently announced that the city will begin purchasing 100 percent clean, renewable electricity for its municipal facilities beginning in April of 2019." https://dailyenergyinsider.com/news/17836-hoboken-to-purchase-100-percent-clean-electricity-for-municipal-facilities/
More job losses last year for New Jersey's solar sector - report asserts"The state lost 696 jobs in 2018, dropping the total employment in New Jersey’s solar industry to 6,410, according to the National Solar Jobs Census by The Solar Foundation. Nationwide, nearly 8,000 jobs were lost, or 3.2 percent of the sector, according to the report. " https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/02/12/more-job-losses-last-year-for-new-jerseys-solar-sector-report-asserts/
Roxbury schools receives $20K in sustainable funding "Since 2016, the Roxbury Township Public Schools have been striving to become more sustainable and green in is policies and practices and as of the beginning of the 2018/2019 school year, all seven Roxbury Schools are proud to say they’ve earned Bronze certification through the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification program. "http://www.hopatconglakeregionalnews.com/index.php/news/landing-region/2552-roxbury-schools-receives-20k-in-sustainable-funding
Our Direct Install project with Roxbury Township Public Schools was featured as a "Success Story" on the New Jersey's Clean Energy Program™ website! Read all about the project at: http://njcleanenergy.com/misc/success-story/roxbury