EIA New Jersey Renewable Electricity Profile
This EIA link is a summary of renewable energy capacity and generation. Profiles are available for all 50 states.
NJ Renewable Energy Project Activity Reports
This New Jersey Clean Energy Program (NJCEP) link contains the most recent summary reports and project listings available for renewable energy technologies by program and by technology. Reports on Incentive Programs include: Renewable Energy Incentive Program (REIP) and Customer On-site Renewable Energy Program (CORE) Status Reports, Solar Renewable Energy Certificate (SREC) Registration Program Status Reports, and Grid Supply and REAP Project Listings. Reports on technology include Solar Installation Reports and Wind, Biopower, and Fuel Cell Installation Reports.
New Jersey Renewable Portfolio Standards 2010 Annual Report
NJ RPS 2009 Annual Report (broken out by pages)
DSIRE Solar Policy and Maps
This Database of State Incentive for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) link provides an interactive map on comprehensive information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote solar energy. Information on financial incentives is available for both Solar Electric and Solar Thermal. Solar specific rules, regulations and policies are available for each state.
NREL Solar Data-The Open PV Project
This National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) link provides real-time status of the Solar Photovoltaic market in the United States. Data available includes Date Installed (completion date or interconnection date), Size/Capacity of the PV Installation (in KW DC), Location (Zip code or street address), and Total Installed Cost (in USD, before incentives). A search platform and visual maps are also available for State and regional information.
NREL Solar Maps
This NREL link shows various Solar Maps of the U.S. with monthly average and/or annual average daily total solar resource information. Data is available from 1998 to 2005. Types of maps include U.S. Solar Resource Maps, PV Solar Radiation (10 km), Concentrating Solar Power Radiation (10 km), PV Solar Radiation (40 km) and Concentrating Solar Power Radiation (40km).
SEIA National Solar Database
This Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) link provides comprehensive and current research resources on regional and national analysis of solar markets and policy. Resources include Solar Industry Data, Solar Market Insight, Major Solar Projects and National Solar Database. Other resource topics such as solar technology and state solar policy are also available through the Resource Library.
NREL Solar Technology Market Report 2010
This NREL report released in November 2011 focuses on solar market trends through December 31, 2010 and provides an overview of the U.S. solar electricity market, including photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. The report also identifies successes and trends within the market from both global and U.S. perspectives, and offers a general overview of the state of the solar energy market.
Tracking the Sun IV Report (LBNL)
This LBNL report released in September 2011 provides historical summary of the installed cost of grid-connected Photovoltaic systems in the U.S., from 1998 to 2010, with preliminary data for 2011, and includes installed cost trends for utility-sector PV for the first time. The report tracks the installed cost of these systems over time and by location, customer type, system characteristics, and component.
NREL Wind Technology Market Report 2011
This NREL report released in August 2012 provides an overview of the key installation trends in wind power capacity growth and wind power industry trends in the U.S. The report also describes trends in installed wind power project costs, wind turbine transaction prices, project performance, and operations and maintenance expenses. Policy and market factors impacting domestic wind power market are also examined in the report. A more in-depth summary of developments in offshore wind energy is also included in the report.
Offshore Wind Potential Maps This DOE Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy link provides 90-meter height, high-resolution wind maps and estimates of the total offshore wind potential that would be possible from developing the available offshore areas with mean annual wind speed of 7 m/s. Specific maps for each applicable state are available.
Ocean Wave Energy Resource Potential
This 2011 Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Report prepared by Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute and NREL estimates the naturally available and technically recoverable U.S. Wave Energy resources by regions including West Coast (WA, OR, CA), East Coast (ME thru NC), East Coast (SC thru FL), Gulf of Mexico, Alaska (Pacific Ocean), Alaska (Bering Sea), Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Methodology used for estimation is also explained in the report.
Tidal Stream Energy Production Potential
This link is a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based map assessment of the available kinetic power density of tidal streams in the United States conducted by Georgia Tech Research Corporation in 2011. This assessment does not include any assumptions about technology, nor does it account for any flow field effects from energy extraction. Data on Mean Current Speed, Mean Kinetic Power Density, and Water Depth are shown on the map.
2011 Fuel Cell Technologies Market Report
This report provides an overview of trends in the fuel cell industry and markets, including product shipments, market development, and corporate performance in 2011.
New Jersey Biomass Energy Potential
This report prepared by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station in July 2007 assesses the characteristics and quantity of New Jersey’s biomass resources and technologies that are capable of producing bioenergy, in the form of electricity power and transportation fuels. The report also develops the first statewide mapping of waste/biomass resources and bioenergy potential and relevant policy recommendations.
Renewable Energy Cost Database
This Environmental Protection Agency database is a compilation of existing cost data for wind, solar photovoltaic (solar PV), solar thermal (CSP), and geothermal energy technologies, including historical costs and projected costs for each. The database includes data sources and references and also separates information collected from primary and secondary sources.
Transparent Cost Database
This OpenEI database collects program cost and performance estimates for EE/RE technologies in a public forum where they can be viewed and compared to other published estimates. The database includes literature on technology cost and performance estimates (both current and future projections) for vehicles, biofuels, and electricity generation. All data are downloadable for full transparency.
US DOE Alternative Fueling Station Locations
Allows you to search for biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electric, ethanol, hydrogen, liquified natural gas, and liquified propane fueling stations throughout the US.
PJM GATS Public Reports
Includes Solar Weighted average prices, retired certificates, and GATS generators.