Join the Hopewell Valley Solar Challenge

Save money and generate your own electricity

Help Pennington win a $10,000 prize from Sustainable Jersey

The Solar Challenge is a unique partnership between the Hopewell Township Environmental Commission and Hopewell Valley Green Team, together with Energy Sage and Sustainable Jersey. The project has been endorsed by the Hopewell Township Committee and Pennington Borough.

By signing up for the Solar Challenge, participants will receive the following benefits:

-quickly identify the best system for your unique situation

-access free on-line resources and fully-vetted installers

-save thousands of dollars by comparison shopping for lowest prices

-save money by earning NJ solar renewable energy credits (SRECs)

-generate your own solar electricity, offsetting CO2 emissions

The Challenge

Seven NJ towns are competing for the greatest number of new solar installations per capita by May 17, 2017.  The winning town will receive a $10,000 prize from Sustainable Jersey to be used for a “green” project.  Sustainable Jersey is a non-profit organization that provides tools, training, and financial incentives to communities pursuing sustainability programs such as cutting greenhouse gas emissions and other community-wide efforts.

Energy Sage is an independent comparison-shopping website for solar energy systems and financing options.  The Energy Sage portal, accessed through, provides information about financial options including purchase and lease comparisons, solar technologies and materials, and projected future savings.

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