Go Solar In New Jersey

Go Green In The Garden State

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Solar Makes Sense
For New Jersey Homeowners

The Garden State has been a long-time leader in the adoption of solar energy. New Jersey was once the second largest “solar state” in the entire nation. Larger states with more sunlight that were slower to see the potential of solar have since caught on to the value of solar and surpassed New Jersey, but it still ranks in the top ten and leads the Northeastern region in installed solar energy generation capacity.

For New Jersey homeowners, extremely favorable net metering policies and Transition Renewable Energy Certificates (TREC’s) continue to make going solar more affordable.

You can save money and live more comfortably in New Jersey with solar. Zenernet can help – book your consultation now, or read on to learn more.

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Why Go Solar
In New Jersey

Like many great solar states, New Jersey has set ambitious goals for going green with a Renewable Portfolio Standard. Under the Garden State’s RPS, 35% of energy must come from renewable sources like solar by 2025, and 50% by 2030. State regulators and utilities have implemented strong incentives for homeowners to go solar to help hit these targets. Making Your Utility Pay You With Solar Net Metering Net Metering programs make solar more financially beneficial for homeowners in many states. Simply put, Net Metering allows energy your solar system produces that you don’t use to be sent back to the grid, and your utility credits you for it, increasing your savings. In New Jersey, you get paid for energy sent back to the grid at the retail rate rather than the lower wholesale rate that power plants get for the energy they sell to utilities. Net Metering is a big part of what makes going solar such a great option in New Jersey, and will allow you to pay off your solar investment significantly faster. New Jersey TREC’s The name may sound like a dinosaur, but TREC’s play a major role in helping New Jersey achieve its goals of replacing fossil fuels. The Transition Renewable Energy Certificate (TREC) program is another way that you can get paid for choosing to go solar. For every megawatt hour (MWh) of energy your solar system produces, you earn one credit. You can then sell these credits back to the utilities to help them meet their targets under the state’s RPS. For residential rooftop or ground-mounted solar panel systems, you can earn $91.20 per credit, which means that an average home solar system will earn hundreds of dollars for you each year.

New Jersey Solar Quick Facts


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*Costs, payback periods, and savings vary based on county.

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Are Solar Panels Worth It
In New Jersey?

Going solar in New Jersey is not only a smart financial decision today but a stable, predictable investment for years to come. In 2022, solar panels are no longer a luxury purchase. Significant improvements in solar technology and reductions in installation costs have given New Jersey homeowners the power to save money while giving them greater freedom from reliance on utility companies.

Reduce or Eliminate Your Electric Bill

Powering your home with renewable solar energy can significantly reduce your dependence on utility companies and lower your monthly energy costs.

Better yet, if your home solar system produces more energy than you need that month, many New Jersey utility companies will give you credit on your next electric bill. That means on those few cloudy days when your solar system isn’t producing enough power, you can apply solar credits to your monthly electricity bill to reduce or even eliminate the out-of-pocket cost.

Solar Technology Has Improved Greatly

Since the invention of the first usable solar panel in 1954, solar technology and solar panel efficiency have evolved rapidly. In less than 70 years, solar panel efficiency has increased by more than 100%.

Recently named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, Zenernet is making solar smarter with the latest smart home technology. With our easy-to-use monitoring portals, you can conveniently view real-time and long-term solar production stats from any device. In addition to our innovative monitoring systems, we also offer an array of smart home add ons to help you take control of your home energy use and get even more value out of your solar investment.

Build Equity in Your Home

Not only does solar power help you save on your utility bills, but it can also increase the value of your home. Recent studies show that installing solar panels in your home can increase the value of your home by up to 4.1%. With the typical home value in New Jersey at $430,000 in 2021, that’s a premium of over $17,500!
Gaining energy independence, adopting the latest technology, lowering utility costs, and building equity on your home are just a few of the reasons why New Jersey residents are investing in solar with Zenernet.

Choosing The Right Solar Panels
For Your Home

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When it comes to choosing the right solar equipment for your home, there is a lot to consider. Solar Panels – the most visible component of your system – are not one size fits all. Solar panels vary by type, appearance, performance, and cost.

In addition to the panels, there are several other essential components to your home solar system, including but not limited to the inverter, battery, and racking system. When it comes time to decide on the right equipment for your home, it’s important to remember that every home and location is unique.

At Zenernet, we work with you to design the perfect solar system for your unique needs. We partner with the leading solar equipment manufacturers on the market today to source the best quality solar equipment available. These partnerships allow our team of experts to create a custom combination of components for your home, so you only pay for the solar system you want – nothing more.

We are committed to facilitating a stress-free and transparent customer experience from start to finish. Book a no-pressure consultation to answer all your questions about going solar.

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New Jersey Solar Panel
Tax Credits and Exemptions

Going solar doesn’t have to be a financial burden. With Zenernet, many homeowners can switch to solar and start saving right away with federal incentive programs. Since implementing the Federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in 2006, the U.S. solar industry has grown by more than 10,000%. Due to the success of this program, homeowners will continue to benefit from this tax credit through

In addition to the federal tax credit and the state level grant programs already discussed, New Jersey has state tax incentives for homeowners going solar. We’ve talked about how going solar adds value to your home. Ready for more good news? In New Jersey, renewable energy upgrades to your home like solar systems are exempt from property taxes, so your property taxes won’t go up if you go solar. Solar energy systems are also exempt from sales taxes in New Jersey, saving you a considerable amount of money immediately on the cost of the materials and

All Zenernet solar installations qualify for the Federal tax credit. In preparation for your solar installation, our team of energy experts will help you take advantage of the solar tax credit and incentive opportunities that are available
to you.

Get New Jersey Solar News on the Zenernet Blog
We’re working to make the Zenernet Blog a go-to resource for both current solar-empowered homeowners and those considering whether solar makes sense for them. We’ll be explaining incentives and covering industry and policy news for New Jersey and the nation.

Why Choose Zenernet

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In New Jersey

Become one of the thousands of New Jersey residents who are saving money and living more comfortably with residential solar. Take advantage of sunny weather, attractive tax incentives, and Net Metering that makes your utility pay you. You can save thousands of dollars over the life of your solar installation, gain independence from your utility companies, and contribute to a better future!

You deserve the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you are no longer dependent on New Jersey utility companies to power your life and home. Take back your power with Zenernet solar and start saving thousands right away. Book a no-pressure consultation to answer all your questions about going solar.