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NJ Introduces Bill to Increase Solar Energy Subsidies to Panel Owners

solar-energy-njThe Entech Group Inc., a leading energy, engineering and environmental services company in NJ, today announced that a key legislative panel has introduced bill S1925 for consideration.  S1925, the focus of intense debate within New Jersey’s solar energy industry, was proposed to stabilize the solar market by paying out increased subsidies to solar panel owners.

Proponents of the bill, including solar energy companies in NJ like The Entech Group, believe that this will help absorb the overabundance of solar renewable energy certificates (SRECS) that have flooded the market since the price per credit came crashing down in June of 2011.

Last summer, New Jersey’s installed solar capacity was more than 380 MW generated from over 10,000 solar arrays statewide. New Jersey was second in the nation in both installed solar capacity and number of installations; only California had more.

Solar Energy Usage in NJ Dropped Significantly

Since then, however, the state’s solar energy usage has plummeted after the price of the solar credits that owners of solar systems earned for the power they produced fell from nearly $600 to less than $100.

Thomas A. Furey, P.E, LSRP and Vice President of The Entech Group is quoted, “Introducing S1925  is a step in the right direction to regain growth in New Jersey’s solar market.”  Furey believes that S1925 could help to stabilize the solar energy market in NJ and pave the way for a thriving labor market for the solar installation community.

For more information on how bill S1925 affects residential and commercial solar panel installations, call The Entech Group at 800-571-8661.

The Entech Group Serves as a Leading NJ Solar Power Provider

A leader in NJ solar power consulting and installation, The Entech Group, Inc. is a diverse company for all energy, environmental and engineering projects. Whether its a large company or a residential client, Entech has the means to cater to all.

The Entech Group comprises a team with a variety of backgrounds, including engineers, environmental scientists, construction managers, planners, technicians and project coordinators. Together, the hybrid of talents nj solar powerdelivers first-rate solar and renewable energy solutions; environmental and green design; and engineering and construction projects.

Since its inception in 1991, The Entech Group has employed the expertise from its unique team to help the environment, save clients money, and increase safety. With many approaches, services and accomplishments, the group is a trusted solution for a wide range of projects including NJ solar power, tank management services, LSRP environmental services and providing financial client and project solutions.

Promising expert knowledge and successful results, The Entech Group is a premier source for heating, ventilating and air conditioning services; property development; civil engineering and building design; environmental consulting, engineering and remediation; construction management; grant and loan facilitation; expert analysis; tank management services; and energy, LEED, and carbon management.

The Entech Group Offers NJ Solar Power and Much More

While a primary expert for NJ solar power, The Entech Group also specializes in oil tank removal. Underground storage tanks are on the rise as an environmental concern, with many installed and manufactured prior to 1980. These were made of bare steel, making for safety, legal and economic concerns. The group works hard to locate unknown tanks, complete all permit applications for local government agencies, removes old tanks and installs new, samples soil and groundwater, and much more.

The Entech Group also offers NJ solar power solutions for both businesses and residences. A solar energy system offers ample benefits, including huge financial savings and environmental perks. Some of the proven benefits that accompany solar energy include protection against rising utility costs, government rebates and tax credits, long-term reliability, and so much more.

For all of your sustainable energy and engineering needs, look no further than The Entech Group. For more information on NJ solar power and all of the company’s services, contact The Entech Group at 800-571-8661 or visit them online at http://www.entechgroupinc.com/.

NJ Solar Energy and Environmental Projects Highlighted at Major Conference

The Entech Group, Inc. (Entech), a leading provider of solar energy in NJ, announced today that their Vice President, Tom Furey, will be a guest speaker at the 6th annual Mid-Atlantic Buildings & Facilities Management (MABFM) Show & Conference. The event will take place at the Garden State Exhibit and Convention Center in Somerset, NJ.nj solar power

Furey, a Licensed Site Remediation Professional with more than 25 years of experience in the environmental industry, will discuss the benefits of solar energy in NJ. In addition, he’ll also address the Site Remediation Reform Act, which no longer requires businesses to receive NJDEP approval before proceeding with certain environmental projects.

Conferences Addresses Benefits of Solar Energy in NJ

The MABFM will feature more than 250 exhibitors who will display products and services necessary for the operation, management, maintenance and renovation of buildings and facilities in the tri-state area of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Running concurrently with the trade show, a two-day educational conference featuring a series of one-hour sessions covering a wide range of topics pertaining to the benefits of solar energy in NJ and elsewhere. Attendees can expect topics like LEED, Green, Sustainability, Energy, Building Commissioning, Facility Maintenance, Construction & Design and much more to be covered. IFMA-New Jersey produces and monitors the Conference and provides CFM credits for individual sessions.

For more information on NJ solar power and the exhibit, please visit http://www.proexpos.com/MABFM/

The Entech Group, Inc.
Office: 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 265, Denville, NJ 07834
Office: 202 Hamilton Blvd., South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Phone: 800-571-8661
Email: info@entechgroupinc.com