Renewable Energy

Avalon recognizes the growing needs of its residents and believes that multiple renewable energy systems are vital to a sustainable future. Renewable Energy

Clean Energy

As of June 30, 2017, over 77,000 New Jersey residential, commercial, public, and non-profit entities have made solar energy a part of their everyday read more…

Solar Checklist

A Checklist for Residential Consumers Considering Solar Energy
More and more Americans are using the sun to power their homes. It’s a smart move for millions of homes and businesses. It’s also an important decision. As you explore installing solar panels on your roof, you will find you have many choices to make. Using this checklist puts important information in your hands that you need to know before entering into a contract to install a solar system. read more…

Photovoltaic Energy Checklist

Solar energy can be harnessed in two basic ways. First, solar thermal technologies utilize sunlight to heat water for domestic uses, warm building spaces, or heat fluids to drive electricity-generating turbines. Second, photovoltaics (PVs) are semiconductors that generate electrical current from sunlight. Only 2.3% of U.S. electricity was generated with solar technologies in 2020. read more…

Wind Energy

Wind Resource and Potential
Approximately 2% of the solar energy striking the Earth’s surface is converted into kinetic energy in wind. Wind turbines convert the wind’s kinetic energy to electricity without emissions.  The distribution of wind energy is heterogeneous, both across the surface of the Earth and vertically through the atmosphere. Average annual wind speeds of 6.5m/s or greater at 80m are generally considered commercially viable. read more…

Environmental Review of Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore New Jersey

Vehicle Charging Station

An electric-vehicle charging station is located in front of the Avalon Public Safety Building at 31st Street and Dune Drive.  A dedicated parking spot for the charging station is available for any electric-vehicle owner to use at their convenience.