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Code Green Solar Announces New Vice President of Operations

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August 4, 2017
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Cherry Hill, NJ – Code Green Solar, LLC., a leading renewable energy and solar installation company, has announced a new Vice President of Operations to join the company’s executive team.

The position is being filled by Ray Zola, who has been a member of the Code Green Solar team since 2010. Prior to Code Green Solar, he worked as an electrician for 11 years for Signature Electric and Academy Electric. Zola began as an installer at Code Green Solar and filled a variety of positions over 7 years until reaching VP of Operations. He served as the Director of Operations for the company before his promotion, where he oversaw numerous installations and ensured smooth processes for consumers when transitioning into solar. In his new position, he has the opportunity to utilize his experience in order to improve interconnection techniques and maximize customer care.

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First Solar Eclipse Visible to the United States Since 1918

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On August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse visible within a band across the entire contiguous United States will occur and is being described as “The Great American Eclipse.” A solar eclipse can often be viewed as a momentary period of darkness, but it is actually a brief, glorious sight of the sun’s pure white-corona. The last time that an eclipse of this type occurred was June 8, 1918 and the next time this will be seen is 2045. The total eclipse will be visible in ten states: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Those who are outside of this area will all be able to see a partial eclipse. Towns and cities are preparing for this moment in history with festivals, watch sites, and supplies in these states.

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Commercial Installations: Villari’s Lakeside Restaurant

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As a business owner, switching to solar energy is an investment, and like any investment, you’ll want to ensure profitability. Code Green Solar has completed countless commercial installations that has left their customers satisfied, with more money in their pockets. In 2012, Code Green Solar installed solar panels on Villari’s Lakeside Restaurant in Sicklerville, New Jersey. The restaurant opened up in 1985 and offers both a la carte and al fresco dining. They also have banquet rooms available for parties and weddings. The land is approximately 12,000 square feet and their solar system is a 298Kw with a custom tilt; this tilting feature allows for the panels to be turned to face the direction of the sun based on seasonal shifts. Villari’s is owned by brothers Nick and Joseph Abate who pride themselves on the growing success of their business. Code Green Solar did a 5 year follow up with Nick to see what benefits he has gained from switching to solar. Not only did Nick express that he was “100% satisfied” with the solar system, but that he was extremely impressed with the savings he has seen on their energy bills.

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This N.J. couple found a no-cost way to convert to solar energy

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As solar collection panels become increasingly familiar on New Jersey homes, more owners are learning how the sun’s power can offer enough energy to drastically reduce and sometimes even eliminate their electric bills.

Steve and Julie Rakus were among those peripherally aware of the economic and environmental benefits of solar energy. But they never seriously considered it for their Gloucester County home because the initial installation outlay. read more →

PSEG Wants To Put More Solar Panels In N.J. Landfills, Brownfields

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To some, the word “landfill” conjures thoughts of garbage and waste.

But to others, the word has a different meaning… energy.

On Wednesday, PSE&G announced that it filed a request with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to extend its “Solar 4 All” program, which utilizes rooftops, parking lots, utility poles and landfills/brownfields for large-scale, grid connected solar projects. read more →

New Program Brings Solar to New Jersey Rooftops

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Cream Ridge, NJ – More than 80 varieties of grapes grow on more than 2,000 vineyard acres across New Jersey. The Garden State Wine Growers Association knows how beneficial the sun is for their prized grapes, and they also recognize how the sun can help the citizens of New Jersey too. Recently the group launched NJ Wine Grows Solar, a new initiative to help spread solar power to homes across the state. read more →

ROOFTOP SOLAR POWER IS CONTAGIOUS

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There are more reasons for homeowners to install solar than ever before, and a new study suggests keeping up with the Joneses may be one of them.

SolarCity recently released data regarding a ‘contagion’ effect, where one homeowners installs solar panels and numerous others in the neighborhood follow suit. Roughly one-third of customers were referred by a friend or neighbor, says the largest solar installer in the U.S. SolarCity provided a few graphics that have shown the growth of solar panel installation in s tates like Hawaii, California, Oregon, Arizona, Texas, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. read more →

Solar Energy Systems Power NJ Hospital

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A Freehold, N.J. hospital goes to work powered by one of the biggest solar power systems ever launched in a non-utility application.

The hospital, which serves more than 14,000 inpatients a year, is operating on the solar panel system. read more →

The best place for solar power is – New Jersey

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The Arizona desert may enjoy nearly endless sun, but is it the really best place forsolar panels? Maybe not. A new study suggests that cloudier New Jersey is actually the state that will get the most value from switching to photovoltaics, not because of the amount of sunlight in the Garden State but because adding solar power capacity there would result in the greatest reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and dangerous pollutants. read more →

Celebrate Earth Day with these Three Renewable Energy Ideas

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There are many exciting ways that you can celebrate Earth Day. One idea is to come up with a renewable energy idea and to use it so that you can reduce your carbon footprint for the day. Some people even challenge themselves to use no energy that is not solar or sustainable for the entire day. read more →