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Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) Explained

Even among the solar-savvy, many people do not know what Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) are or what potential benefits they represent. As we’ve mentioned before, SRECs (or often simply RECs) allow generators of renewable energy to sell credits to businesses like utilities who need them to comply with government regulations. These credits accrue automatically […]

Last modified: February 17, 2017

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Another post about New Jersey Solar and SRECs in general (and TRECs)

Solar TRECs As I’ve posted before, the economics for solar in New Jersey are crazy. With relatively pricey power costs, a good state rebate, and the Federal tax credit, solar makes strong financial sense in New Jersey by itself, even without the SRECs. But the SRECs and TRECs take everything to a new level. They […]

Last modified: June 4, 2018

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RECs & SRECs & Green Tags, Oh My!

Today, I’m going to attempt to explain “REC” “SREC” aka “Green Tags.” I say try because these can be really, really…really complicated. They’re also worth money, so again, I’ll try, but the truth is that these things are variable in every State. First the simple: What do all of those letters mean? “REC” “SREC” and […]

Last modified: January 15, 2019

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