Solar Should Be Simple – Back to SRECs

Guest post by Ian Clarke about their journey to solar in New Jersey, part of the Solar Should be Simple series written for Green Lifestyle Consulting. Previous chapter: Contractor #3 Back to SRECs Since late June 2011, we’ve been generating plenty of solar electricity, more than 13,500 kWh to date, from a system that’s supposed […]

Solar Should Be Simple – Contractor #3

Guest post by Ian Clarke about their journey to solar in New Jersey, part of the Solar Should be Simple series written for Green Lifestyle Changes. Previous chapter: Contractor #2 Contractor #3 Contractor drilling post holes for ground mounted solar We were able to push our annual consumption from 8,800 kWh to 12,500 kWh in […]

Solar Should Be Simple – Contractor #2

Guest post by Ian Clarke about their journey to solar in New Jersey, part of the Solar Should be Simple series written for Green Lifestyle Consulting. Previous chapter: Contractor #1  Contractor #2 We embarked on a quest for another contractor and identified one who seemed to be on the ball and whose pricing was reasonable. […]

Solar Should Be Simple – Contractor #1

Guest post by Ian Clarke about their journey to solar in New Jersey, part of the Solar Should be Simple series written for Green Lifestyle Consulting. Previous chapter: It Just Makes Sense First, we needed to select a contractor. I had begun building a rapport with the consultant I met at the conference, and he […]

Solar Should Be Simple – It Just Makes Sense

Guest post by Ian Clarke from their journey to solar in New Jersey It seems like it should be pretty straightforward: a state decides that it wants a minimum of its power generation to come from specific types of renewable resources. It designates target percentages for each type of renewable energy and, by way of […]