By Board Order on July 28, 2021, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) established the SuSI Program to implement the Clean Energy Act of 2018 (L. 2018, c.17) and the Solar Act of 2021 (L. 2021, c. 169). The SuSI Program replaces the SREC Registration Program (SRP), which was closed to new registration on April 30, 2020 pursuant to the Clean Energy Act, and the Transition Incentive (TI) Program, which provided a bridge between the Legacy SRP and the SuSI Program. A Board Order from March 6, 2023 revised the ADI SREC-II values, effective March 13, 2023.
The SuSI Program is made up of two sub-programs:
The ADI Program provides incentives for net metered residential projects, net metered non-residential projects of 5 MW or less, all community solar projects, and, for an interim period, projects previously eligible to seek conditional certification from the Board under Subsection (t). The interim market segment is blocked for 75 MW, while net-metered residential, net-metered non-residential, and community solar (LMI and Non-LMI) is blocked for 150 MW. The program will accept new registrations for each market segment on a first-come, first-served basis until the block is fully subscribed. Current available capacity is posted on the homepage of the ADI online portal.
|Market Segment||System Size (MW-DC)||Incentive Values ($/SREC-II)||Public Entities ($20 Adder)|
|Net-Metered Non-Residential located on rooftop, carport, canopy, and floating solar||
Smaller than 1 MW
1 MW - 5 MW
|Net-Metered Non-Residential ground mount||
Smaller than 1 MW
1 MW - 5 MW
|Community Solar LMI||Up to 5 MW||$90||N/A|
|Community Solar Non-LMI||Up to 5 MW||$70||N/A|
|Interim Subsection (t) Grid||All Sizes||$100||N/A|
An additional $20 adder is available for a public entity, a customer that is a State entity, school district, county, county agency, county authority, municipality, municipal agency, municipal authority, New Jersey public college, or New Jersey public university. The Interim Subsection is available on an interim basis for solar facilities certified as being located on brownfield, historic fill, or properly closed landfills.
Registration opened on August 28, 2021.
This program provides competitively set incentives, as bid by developers, for non-residential projects with nameplate capacity over 5 MW. See the Competitive Solar Incentive Program description in DSIRE for more information.
|Incentive Type:||Performance-Based Incentive|
|Administrator:||Board of Public Utilities|
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:||
Net-Metered Residential: $85/SREC-II
Small Net-Metered Non-Residential located on Rooftop, Carport, Canopy and Floating Solar
Projects smaller than 1 MW (dc): $110/SREC-II, $130 for public entities
Projects 1 MW to 5 MW (dc): $100/SREC-II, $120 for public entities
Net Metered Non-Residential Ground Mount
Projects smaller than 1 MW (dc): $90/SREC-II, $110 for public entities
Projects 1 MW to 5 MW (dc): $85/SREC-II, $105 for public entities
Community Solar LMI: $90/SREC-II
Community Solar Non-LMI: $70/SREC-II
Interim Subsection (t) Grid: $100/SREC-II
Subsection (t) applies to facilities located on brownfield, properly closed landfill, or historic fill sites.
MW-DC Capacity Blocks
Net Metered Residential: 250 MW
Net Metered Non-Residential: 257 MW
Community Solar (LMI and Non-LMI): 150 MW
|Eligible System Size:||
Net Metered Residential: All sizes
Net Metered Non-Residential: 5 MW-DC max
Community Solar (LMI and Non-LMI): 5 MW-DC max
|Equipment Requirements:||All solar equipment must be new|
This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.
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