Getting Ready for PACE in New Jersey — Part 5*

In the last post, we described the essential features of the program as laid out in the legislation. The next section addresses “Local C-PACE program[s].” This is somewhat ambiguous because all NJ C-PACE programs require a local ordinance; but in Read More …

Getting Ready for PACE in New Jersey — Part 3*

The previous section noted the key definitions, including those concerning the local programs that the top one-third of municipalities may implement with the approval of the NJEDA (“the authority”). Reporting Requirements Before getting into the substance of the program, the Read More …

Getting Ready for PACE in New Jersey — Part 1*

Now that implementation of the new Garden State PACE program seems imminent, it’s worth understanding how the program will work. Let’s begin with the law, codified as N.J.S.A. 34-1B-374-382 (“the C-PACE Act”). The first section describes the legislature’s findings and Read More …

NJEDA Readying Garden State C-PACE Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has published a page of general information in anticipation of the forthcoming Garden State C-PACE program, stating that “Preliminary draft documents are currently undergoing the final stages of internal and interagency review.” The page Read More …

Upcoming Information Session on NJ’s Garden State C-PACE Program

The NJEDA has scheduled a first Information session on the new Garden State C-PACE program for Thursday, October 20, 1-2:30 pm. Click here or the image below for the registration page. New Jersey’s new Garden State C-PACE law (P.L. 2021, Read More …

NJ C-PACE Regulations & Guidelines Being Developed

March 13, 2022.— NJ developers and property owners are already lining up C-PACE projects in anticipation of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s Garden State C-PACE program later this year. Timing: The proposed guidelines and regulations are expected from NJEDA Read More …

Press Release: NJ Lawmakers Pass Landmark C-PACE Bill

For Release Monday, June 28, 2021 Contact: Jonathan Cloud, Executive Director, 908-581-8418, jcloud@possibleplanet.org The Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program, already approved in 37 states and D.C., with active programs in 24 states, is headed to the Governor’s desk for Read More …

New Jersey C-PACE Bill Moves Forward During PACENation Summit

New Jersey C-PACE Bill Advances to the Finish Line After ten years of trying to amend its original PACE statute—which so far has proven ineffective—NJ’s C-PACE legislation (A2374/S1953) now appears to be on track for approval in both houses of Read More …