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Get reimbursed up to 70% for retrofits with New Jersey's Clean Energy Program

Willdan Energy Solutions was selected by New Jersey's Clean Energy Program™ to implement its Direct Install program for small and mid-sized commercial and industrial facilities in Essex and Union counties. Willdan has more than two decades of experience in providing energy efficiency and comprehensive project management services.

Direct Install is a turnkey solution that makes it easy and affordable to upgrade to high efficiency equipment. Willdan will provide you with a FREE energy assessment to identify eligible equipment replacements, help you complete the application/agreement, then replace the equipment in a convenient and timely way.

The program pays up to 70% of eligible retrofit costs, dramatically improving your payback on the project. For years to come, you will continue to save on utility bills and lessen the strain on our state's energy grid.

Contact: Jeffrey Burger, phone (732) 372-4258

Program Benefits

Turnkey process
Willdan, as a selected participating contractor, will address your project from start to finish, beginning with an assessment of your facility, and ending with the installation of eligible energy-efficient equipment.
Minimal cost

Your share of the project’s cost will be approximately 30%; the program pays the remaining 70%. With incentives so dramatic, your upgrade project can very quickly pay for itself.

Fast turn-around

Project installations are typically completed within 90 days from the time of scheduling your energy assessment.

Ongoing savings

Your new energy-efficient equipment will provide savings for years to come through dramatically reduced energy costs on your monthly utility bills.

Customer Eligibility

  • Existing small to mid-sized commercial and industrial facilities with a peak electric demand  that did not exceed 200 kW in any of the preceding 12 months
  • Applicants will submit the last 12 months of electric utility bills indicating that they are below the demand threshold and have occupied the building during that time.
  • Buildings must be located in New Jersey and served by one of the state’s public, regulated electric or natural gas utility companies. 

Representative Energy Efficiency Measures

  • Lighting
  • Heating, Cooling & Ventilation (HVAC)
  • Refrigeration
  • Motors
  • Natural Gas
  • Variable Frequency Drives

Measures eligible for Direct Install are limited to specific equipment categories, types and capacities. Boilers may not exceed 1,500,000 Btuh and furnaces may not exceed 140,000 Btuh. Limitations on packaged HVAC, motors and other equipment also apply.

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Direct Install participating contractors, including Willdan, were selected for different counties through a competitive bidding process and specially trained and equipped to provide turn-key, start-to-finish program services.