Category: New Jersey Residential Solar Installation

EARTHSHARE NJ AND GEOSCAPE SOLAR BEGIN PARTNERSHIP WITH EARTH DAY FILM FESTIVAL

Geoscape Solar’s Earth Day Film Festival Benefits Non-Profit Partner: EarthShare NJ   After years of looking for the “right” strategic partner, Geoscape Solar, a for-profit Solar Installation company and EarthShare NJ, a non-profit discovered that they held a shared organizational mission in creating a more sustainable future for New Jersey. “There are select groups that… Read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Christmas Is ON! Santa EXEMPT From COVID!

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leader is infectious disease, has confirmed that Santa Claus IS coming to town and he will not be bringing COVID-19! Fauci explained this to USA TODAY by stating: “Santa is exempt from this because Santa, of all the good qualities, has a lot of good innate immunity.” What does it… Read more »

What was the Environmental Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is best known for championing women’s rights and workplace equality. A lesser promoted fact is that RBG’s rulings led the way for The Environmental Protection Agency to expand and focus on climate change on the federal level. The late Justice Ginsburg was a Law Professor at Rutgers University in 1970… Read more »

What is Behind the Dramatic Shift in NJ Solar Incentives?

UPDATED: ON MARCH 9,2020 THE NEW JERSEY BOARD OF UTILITIES OPTED TO GO WITH THE FIXED RATE TREC PRICE OF $152(OPTION 1)FOR THE TRANSITIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM. By no means could the New Jersey Solar Energy Market ever be called predictable. From the time the solar renewable energy certificate (SREC)  was introduced back in 2004,… Read more »

Now that Santa has replaced lumps of COAL with SOLAR PANELS – Kids WANT to be Naughty!

  Teachers at North Pole Elementary School North are facing a crisis. After Santa announced that in place of lumps of coal, he would be putting environmentally friendly Solar Panels in Naughty kid’s Stockings. Santa’s announcement has left teachers faced with unruly behavior and complete chaos in their classrooms. “I’m at my wits end,” stated… Read more »

How Much Does a Solar Energy System Cost?

This is the #1 Question that Geoscape Solar gets asked in an initial phone call, web-chat, or e-mail. The simple answer might be: “Currently, the cost to convert to solar energy in New Jersey runs about $3.46 per kilowatt.” But what does that tell the property owner? Even if you know your annual electrical usage,… Read more »

Determining Eligibility for the Solar Investment Tax Credit

With the 30% Solar Federal Tax Credit (ITC) coming to an end in 2019, a great deal of material is currently being published about it. The ITC is one of many valuable incentives to consider when converting to solar energy and there are many questions about how the tax credit is applied and which line… Read more »

How Does Membership in the Amicus Solar Cooperative Benefit Our Clients?

  In 2011, a group of solar companies located in multiple regions in the US, came together and created a national organization where independent solar installers could support each other by pooling both their purchasing power and their best practices.  In 2015, Geoscape Solar was asked to join this group of solar companies as the New Jersey market ambassador. As members… Read more »