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Gen Z Influences The Next Decade of Business Practices

As we begin 2020,  Generation Z is poised to account for 40% of all consumers in the US. This cohort of over 65 million spenders are less about consumerism and more likely influenced to spend money to better their life experience. Their idols are Time’s Person of the Year,  Greta Thunburg.  Their movements include “There [...]

5 Ways Geoscape Solar Can Help Market Your Company

Congratulations! Your business has gone solar! You’re saving money on your utilities and enjoying the tax benefits that a solar energy system provides. Now, how do you let both your community and your customers know that your business is now sustainable? According to multiple Neilson reports, 81% of respondents strongly believe that businesses should be [...]

How Much Does a Solar Energy System Cost?

This is the #1 Question that Geoscape Solar gets asked in an initial phone call, web-chat, or e-mail. The simple answer might be: “Currently, the cost to convert to solar energy in New Jersey runs about $3.46 per kilowatt.” But what does that tell the property owner? Even if you know your annual electrical usage, [...]

5 Key Questions Every Solar Proposal Should Answer

Purchasing a solar energy system is a major investment which requires a great deal of research and due diligence to make the best choices in system design, system components, maximize solar energy needs and most important: a solar installer that you can trust as a partner for the lifetime of your system.  Geoscape Solar believes that [...]

Demand for Sustainable Features Shown to Increase Property Values

Recently, the National Association of Realtors , America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries, released the Realtors and Sustainability 2019 Report which found that consumers continue to look for eco-friendly features in a property and are willing to pay a [...]

Determining Eligibility for the Solar Investment Tax Credit

With the 30% Solar Federal Tax Credit (ITC) coming to an end in 2019, a great deal of material is currently being published about it. The ITC is one of many valuable incentives to consider when converting to solar energy and there are many questions about how the tax credit is applied and which line [...]

Why Should Commercial Property Owners Consider Going Solar?

There are many factors a business must consider when contemplating going solar. These range from bottom line savings, ability to finance, and the strategic advantages of marketing the business as a sustainable company. Braen Quarry in Franklin, NJ. A 3MW project which will pay for itself in 2 years. Dollars and $ense  - If [...]

How Does Membership in the Amicus Solar Cooperative Benefit Our Clients?

  In 2011, a group of solar companies located in multiple regions in the US, came together and created a national organization where independent solar installers could support each other by pooling both their purchasing power and their best practices.  In 2015, Geoscape Solar was asked to join this group of solar companies as the New Jersey market ambassador. As members [...]

Why Property Owners Need to Make a Solar Reservation

Any property owner who has looked into converting to solar energy most likely discovered that the 30% Solar Federal Tax Credit (ITC) ends on January 1, 2020.  This solar tax credit is remains available for solar installation costs for solar energy systems installed in 2019. This deadline might give property owners the false impression that they [...]

2019 is the Year of the PIGgy Bank

2019 is The Chinese Zodiac Year of The Pig. Here at Geoscape Solar, we are calling it "The Year of The Piggy Bank." The year ahead is predicted to be crucial in terms of how we invest, how we save, and how sustainably we choose to live. After experiencing the volatility of the 2018 stock [...]

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