New Jersey contractors on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list have installed more than 430MW total of U.S. solar. More than 130MW of those were installed in 2012. New Jersey-based companies on the Solar Power World Top 250 Contractors list comprise almost 1,300 employees.
New Jersey Key Facts:
• New Jersey employs 5,700 people in the solar industry, the ninth highest per capita in the U.S.
• The state is 36th in the nation for maximum solar resources, achieving 4.63 kWh/m2/day.
• New Jersey strengthened its RPS in July 2012, requiring 22.5% renewable energy by May 2021.
• Residential systems smaller than 10 kW can apply for interconnection with fees.