Local Energy & Climate Solutions
Announcing our 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll
After a colossal year of energy policy activity across the states, IREC calls out some favorite 2018 success stories in our 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll, announced today. Most Growth Potential: New Jersey For creating a community solar pilot program and establishing one of the most aggressive energy storage goals in the country. New Jersey...
New NJ Law Warns Firefighters of Solar Panels
New legislation signed in late January by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie mandates that building owners must notify local fire officials of roof-mounted solar panels. The law stems from a massive fire last July at the Dietz & Watson distribution center, in which firefighters were encountered a roof almost covered with solar panels and were unable to fight the fire from above.