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How Does Solar Energy Production Work?

Posted in Green Law, Real Estate

Gary Forshner, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use Group, meets with Chris Savastano, Director of Commercial Development for NJR Clean Energy Ventures to discuss how solar energy production works. How Does Solar Energy Production Work? from Stark & Stark on Vimeo.

Solar Panels: A Statutorily Protected Power Substitute in Common Interest Communities

Posted in Community Associations, Green Law

What good is low affordable housing when utility costs outweigh the benefits? Faced with the burden of tough economic times, more and more homeowners are looking for ways to cut costs. While some individuals have chosen to cut back, others have chosen to seek out economically advantageous alternatives in affordable housing communities.

Governor Corzine Signs Residential Development Solar Energy Systems Act Into Law

Posted in Green Law, Real Estate

On March 31, 2009, Governor Jon Corzine signed into law new legislation known as the Residential Development Solar Energy Systems Act. (P.L. 2009, c.33) codified at N.J.S.A. 52:27D-141.1, et seq.. The Act requires developers of residential developments containing 25 or more single-family dwelling units to disclose in advertising and offer to install solar energy systems.