New Jersey PACE Bill Moves Forward — Cautiously

Update:The new Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) legislation — Senate Bill S1611— has been approved unanimously by the Senate Environment & Energy Committee, and is now moving to the Senate  Appropriations Committee, which may recommend some technical changes. Based on Senator Bob Smith’s comments, the sponsors (which include Republican Senator Kip Bateman) hope to see the …

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Seiberlich Trane Energy Services

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: Cindy Swift 302-356-2331 cindy.swift@seiberlich.com Seiberlich Trane Energy Services employs 88 associates, including 27 highly specialized service and BAS technicians. In 2010 and again in 2011, Seiberlich Trane Energy Services was recognized as one of Delaware’s Top Workplaces, based on the results of associate opinion surveys.  The company has exceeded …

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Governor Issues “Conditional Veto” of PACE Bill

We’ve just learned that Governor Christie’s office has issued a “conditional veto,” which indicates that he will sign A2579, the PACE bill, but only if significant changes are made. Here is a copy of the veto language: A2579CV. We’re still analyzing this document, and will keep everyone posted on further action. Our sincere thanks to all …

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Pearl Street Systems

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: Brian Nieves, 917-242-2401, bnieves@pearlstreetled.com Pearl Street Systems is a leading systems integrator and professional services provider of commercial and industrial LED lighting upgrades. With a skilled and experienced staff whose only focus is LED lighting upgrades, Pearl Street develops and implements custom engineered solutions that deliver measurable long-term value. Pearl Street’s services …

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*Aegis Energy Services*

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: David Hernandez, (203) 942-7376, dhernandez@aegisenergyservices.com Aegis Energy Services, Inc. is an innovative Combined Heat and Power (CHP) company based in Holyoke, MA. Founded in 1985, Aegis Energy Services’ modular systems are currently utilized across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic providing sustainable, clean power options for a wide array of customers. …

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Sylvania Lighting Services

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: Jay Benson, 978-395-0045, jay.benson@sylvania.com Extensive Lighting Expertise Throughout North America SYLVANIA Lighting Services (SLS), an OSRAM Americas company, is an industry leader in energy management solutions for interior and exterior lighting systems. With over 40 years of experience, we are focused on delivering sustainable energy-efficient lighting upgrade …

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Event Host and Sponsorship Opportunities

Dear Alliance Member: If you haven’t seen or signed up for our June 12 NJPACE Summit in Princeton, please see our invitation here. ​This first-of-its-kind PACE Summit​ is an excellent opportunity to showcase your support ​for ​NJPACE. ​We will be acknowledging our sponsors in many ways, including thanking them in front of an auditorium of …

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Acknowledging Our Latest Sponsors

After 3 years of working to bring PACE to New Jersey, and close to a real launch, we have scheduled The New Jersey PACE Summit – the first of its kind event for PACE in NJ. We are seeking Founding Sponsorships and Event Sponsorships, a schedule of which you can view at NJPACE-Sponsorship. From the Sponsors’ …

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NJ PACE 2015 Summit to Focus on What’s Possible for New Jersey

The theme of this year’s New Jersey PACE Summit is “PACE: what’s possible for New Jersey?” The subtitle gives part of the answer: “Resiliency • Clean Energy • Jobs”— these are the major elements of the story, that will be explored at the conference. And there’s more to it as well — PACE can provide regenerative community benefits, …

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NJ Solar Power

 NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered ContractorAlliance contact: Bill Hoey, 732-996-4719, bhoey@njsolarpower.com Together with the State of New Jersey, we built the guidelines for solar and became the forefathers of solar energy. Since its inception, we’ve been the leaders of solar energy in New Jersey and our stellar reputation is unsurpassed by others. For all your solar …

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MSEIA Becomes Industry Sponsor of NJPACE

MSEIA is a solar energy trade and advocacy organization representing New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. New Jersey PACE is pleased to have MSEIA (Mid Atlantic Solar Energy Industry Association) as our first industry sponsor. As a critical source of information for its members, MSEIA will help spread the word about the breakthrough financing NJPACE makes available for renewable energy projects …

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Ron Hoffmann, Paladin Solar

Paladin Solar was formed in 2009 by brothers Rob and Ron Hoffmann. Paladin focuses on design/build solar solutions. Rob and Ron have been building solar projects for over six years now. They have experience with some of the most complex solar projects on the East Coast. With low overhead and strong personal care, Paladin can help …

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Livingston Township

The Township of Livingston is the first municipality that has expressed a commitment to establish a PACE program in New Jersey. They are currently (April 2014) in discussions with the Division of Local Government Services to approve their participation in New Jersey PACE. Livingston was named in honor of William Livingston, the first governor of …

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Natural Resources Conservation Service (NJ)

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides assistance to private land owners in the conservation and management of their soil, water, and other natural resources. Local, state and federal agencies and policymakers also rely on our expertise. We deliver technical assistance based on sound science and suited to a customer’s specific needs. Financial assistance is …

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Jim McAleer, Solar Electric NJ

Solar Electric NJ, LLC is an expert in solar energy systems. As a regional contractor specializing in solar energy PV system installations, Solar Electric NJ delivers excellent client service, quality and extraordinary care in designing and installing a system to meet your energy needs. We use the latest solar module technology to ensure years of …

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Craig Both, RGS Energy

RGS Energy and Real Goods Solar, Inc. have been providing clean, renewable energy solutions to homeowners across the United States since 1978. RGS Energy serves thousands of people and businesses in 12 states. Our satisfied customers include homeowners, small to large businesses and corporations, universities and schools, and government agencies, such as Aetna Insurance, Stop …

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Ram Akella & Chris Wood, CentroSolar

Centrosolar America Inc. is a PV manufacturer and solutions provider differentiating itself by providing a full range of turnkey products and services for its installer partners. We offer technical and sales support, Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM), pre-packaged and fully integrated solar systems, warehousing and distribution, on-line portals as well as leasing products. We pride ourselves …

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Advanced Solar Products

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: Lyle K. Rawlings, 908-751-5818, lyle@advancedsolarproducts.com For over 20 years, Advanced Solar Products has led the way in solar energy design and construction using sustainable technologies. As one of the largest solar integrators on the East Coast, we have installed over 40 megawatts of ground and roof-mounted PV systems …

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John Geraghty, Structured Finance, Vanguard Energy Partners

Vanguard Energy Partners, a national solar construction firm, has designed and installed over 50 MW of solar projects since 2003. These projects include the highest solar array in the world, one of the largest rooftop arrays in North America, and the first commercial net zero electric facility in the United States. With a bonding capacity …

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Green Sun Energy Services

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: Glen A. Koedding, 732-410-7818, info@greensunnj.com Solar panel system design, installation, program management, emergency standby generator installation, service and management, energy efficiency programs and services Company History Green Sun Energy Services, LLC was formed in 2010 to overcome the many aspects of the solar energy industry that fell short of our expectations. …

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New Age Solar

1/15/14 vz kl;l ;lk ;l; Rosalie Muskatt, Jerry Sorgento Developers , consultants, integrators of solar electric (PV) and solar thermal systems. Company started 2002. 609-223-0227 Here are some excellent links to other sites that contain useful and valuable information regarding solar and renewable energy, its use, cost of implementation and more. Just click on the link! …

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Redline Electric Co.

Redline Electric Company was founded in April 2010 to provide electrical engineering & construction to the northern New Jersey area. We are a licensed, bonded and insured Electrical Contractor with a surety bond capacity of $250,000.00. With 19 years of experience in the industry we recognize that our success is linked to our client’s success …

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Green Campus Partners

Converting Green Ideas into Green Solutions In today’s environmentally conscious yet economically challenged marketplace, the paradigms for the production, sale and efficient use of energy are changing dramatically. Through its value-adding project development and ownership model, GCP provides its clients with custom-tailored Green Solutions designed to control costs without capital investment. Specifically, GCP can help …

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Structured Finance

  Structured Finance provides creative and innovative financial solutions that enable commercial and tax-exempt property owners to acquire energy efficiency improvements as well as renewable energy generation. By providing cost-effective and flexible financing solutions we are able to help our clients achieve their goals of quantifiable increases in cash flow, job creation as well as …

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Clean Fund

Clean Energy Finance Breakthrough For Commercial Properties  100% upfront, long-term, minimal-covenant financing for your energy efficiency and renewable energy projects? If your property is located in a business-friendly city or county that has established a commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, absolutely. Now, for the first time, PACE allows energy project financing to be …

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Bridgewater Township

Dan Hayes, Mayor Jim Naples, Township Administrator Howard Turbowitz, Economic Development Officer (Victoria met at SCBP Lunch, also referred by Rick Zack & Kurt Padavano at Advance Realty re former Sanofi property). http://www.bridgewaternj.gov/contact.html LM for Mayor after meeting with Advance Realty 12/16/2014.

Renewable Power Inc.

NJPACE Alliance Member and Registered Contractor Alliance contact: Dennis Wilson, 732-410-7818, Dennis@renewablepowerinc.com Renewable Power develops and implements integrated energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for commercial, industrial and institutional clients to reduce their carbon footprint and better manage their energy needs. These services include analysis of existing energy consumption, turnkey efficiency projects to upgrade the efficiency of existing energy consuming equipment, and the …

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Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association (MSEIA)*

MSEIA, the Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association, is a solar energy advocacy trade association which represents solar industries participants in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. MSEIA accomplishes this by researching, designing and advocating for policies to grow solar energy to be a major part of our future energy supply; to educate the public and policy-makers …

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Somerset County

NJPACE presented to the Somerset Energy Advisory Council. Met with Freeholders Peter Palmer and Patrick Scaglione, Economic Development Officer John Maddocks, and Mike Kerwin, Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP). Selected Investment Somerset projects where NJPACE may be a relevant private-sector investment strategy: 32 RB Encourage public and private sector entities to use Portfolio Manager and …

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Agricultural Energy

Agriculture and Green Energy (NJ) Overview Green Energy Components Renewable Fuels Grant Programs Other Helpful Links Energy Management Farm Energy (from eXtension) Farm Energy Audits Field Operations: Fuel Use & Energy Saving Tips (88k PDF) Understanding On-Farm Utility Costs & Billing(948k PDF) Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency on Farms

Paul J. Gallagher, Sr., Fishermen’s Energy

Possible relevance for onshore transmission facilities… related to the offshore wind project he’s involved with. Was going to be spending time with the new mayor, Don Guardian, and could say more about Atlantic City; we could help him help the city.