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What are Zero Emissions Renewable Energy Credits (ZRECs)?

Zero Emissions Renewable Energy Credits – or “ZRECs” for short, play a central role in Connecticut’s new solar incentive program. If you are a Connecticut business owner considering the installation of a solar photovoltaic (“PV”) system, it is imperative that you understand what ZRECs are and how they can provide you with a significant and predictable long-term revenue stream.

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  • January 3, 2012

Here Comes the Sun – ZREC & The Return of Connecticut’s Commercial Solar Market

For companies seeking to go solar, Connecticut is once again looking like the place to be. The future name could be “Solar Connecticut.” Connecticut was an early leader in the solar photovoltaic market, but after the state’s previous solar rebate program ran its course, the projected level of economic returns for businesses seeking to pursue solar diminished greatly, resulting in very few commercial solar installations.

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  • November 11, 2011

Renewable Energy Credits; New Jersey SREC Prices Have Been Volatile

What is driving the recent volatility in New Jersey SREC Prices and what impact will this have on Solar Project ROI for Corporate entities?

As a leading developer of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) projects for Corporate entities, we have seen significant volatility and sharp declines in the market price of New Jersey Solar Renewable Energy Credits (“SRECs”) over the last few months. As the attached chart indicates, there have been reductions in both the SREC spot market (i.e. where a SREC trades in the open market) and the SREC “contract” market (i.e. where multi-year strips of SRECs are traded on a fixed price basis).

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  • June 22, 2011

The Cost of Commercial Solar Power Systems

What is the Price of Solar Energy?

A seemingly simple question – and yet the answer can be elusive, particularly when trying to compare different commercial solar project alternatives or financing options on an “apples-to apples” basis.

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  • May 6, 2011

New Jersey SREC’s

What are Solar Renewable Energy Credits?

If your business has considered installing a solar photovoltaic system in New Jersey, you may have heard something about SRECs. The last thing we all need is yet another confusing acronym – however, SRECs are truly the secret ingredient behind the robust investment returns attainable from commercial solar projects in New Jersey today.

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  • March 10, 2011

Why Solar for Business?

Why New Jersey businesses should go solar

As a solar development firm focused exclusively on commercial, grid-tied solar photovoltaic systems, we get asked all the time, “Why should my company consider going solar?”; especially given the difficult economic conditions businesses continue to face.

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  • March 9, 2011
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