The Jewish Educational Center’s 800 students will be learning under lights powered by rooftop solar energy systems at their two locations. Combined, the systems total nearly 560 kilowatts, which have been generating enough electricity to meet as much as 75 percent of the JEC’s energy demand at the location on 330 Elmora and 55 percent at the location on 35 North. The JEC has served Elizabeth, New Jersey, and surrounding communities for nearly 80 years, providing Torah and Secular education to students from Nursery through 12th grade. By powering their facilities with solar energy, the JEC is expected to offset 500 metric tons of carbon emissions from conventional energy production each year, which is the same amount emitted from driving 1,200,000 miles. JEC is contributing to creating a cleaner environment for the younger generation in its community. Solar Landscape developed, designed, installed and owns and will operate the systemd. JEC will purchase the power produced from Solar Landscape at a price lower than the utility charges through a 20 year Power Purchase Agreement.
“Solar Landscape made going solar simple. Their proposal was clearly presented, they helped us secure our incentives and they completed the project on time, on budget and without any issues.“
“Solar Landscape handled the project smoothly and transparently. They met deadlines, did what they said they were going to do, and helped us secure a lot of value from our solar project.”
“Solar Landscape has been a pleasure to work with on our solar energy system. The design build process was managed professionally and has led to significant energy cost savings. We would recommend Solar Landscape in the future.”