Join Hopewell Valley Solar Challenge to Go Green and Help HoVal Win

    Join the Hopewell Valley Solar Challenge to save money, generate your own “green” electricity, and help Hopewell Valley win a $10,000 prize from Sustainable Jersey. To find out the most appropriate solar system design and scale for your residence and get estimates for the best possible price, just go to  (No annoying phone calls and unsolicited proposals!)

    The Solar Challenge, which kicked off in October 2016, is a unique partnership between the Hopewell Township Environmental Commission and Hopewell Valley Green Team, together with EnergySage and Sustainable Jersey. Endorsed by a resolution of the Hopewell Township Committee, the project aims to facilitate solar photovoltaic power installation across the Township, and Pennington and Hopewell Boroughs along with the surrounding area.

    Benefits of participating in the Solar Challenge:

    • swiftly identify the best system for your unique situation
    • access free online resources and fully vetted installers
    • save thousands of dollars through lowest prices
    • make money through NJ solar renewable energy credits (SRECs)
    • generate your own solar electricity, offsetting CO2 emissions
    • help us win the $10,000 prize for a more sustainable Hopewell Valley

    The Challenge is a competition among 7 selected New Jersey towns seeking the greatest number of new solar installations per capita by May 31, 2017. The winning town will receive a $10,000 prize from Sustainable Jersey to be used for a “green” project. Sustainable Jersey is an innovative nonprofit organization that provides tools, training, and financial incentives to communities pursuing sustainability programs such as cutting greenhouse gas emissions and other community-wide efforts.

    EnergySage is the only independent comparison-shopping website for solar energy systems and financing options in the country. The EnergySage portal accessed through provides concise information about financial options including purchase and lease comparisons, solar technologies and materials, specifications for your situation, and projected future savings. The online marketplace provides direct contact with a growing list of pre-screened and validated solar installers. By fostering competitive bidding the process leads to the most appropriate system design and scale and leads to the best possible price quotes.

    There is no time like now to go solar! Take charge of your energy future, address some of the major issues of our times, and help Hopewell Valley win the Sustainable Jersey Solar Challenge. Go to and get into the Challenge. (For contact information:

    If you rely on MercerMe for your local news, please support us.

    To keep the news coming, we rely on support from subscribers and advertising partners. Hyperlocal, independent, and digital — MercerMe has been providing Hopewell Valley its news since 2013. Subscribe today.

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.