Soaking Up the Sun in Jersey

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Soaking Up the Sun in Jersey

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Power from UPS's 2 solar projs in NJ is = to providing electricity for > 300 homes annually! #solar

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With New York City in the background, solar panels are installed at UPS's Secaucus, NJ facility.

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 1:15pm


If I were to ask you which state is the real sunshine state, what would you say? Florida? California? Try New Jersey…You got a problem with that?

UPS has four facilities in the U.S. that are outfitted with solar panels. Believe it or not, three of those facilities are in New Jersey. Yes, Jersey. The other one? Across the country in Palm Springs, California.

UPS’s Lakewood facility, which is a short drive “down the Jersey Shore,” was installed two years ago. The company took advantage of incentives instituted by the state to build and finance its own solar power.

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