New Jersey is second in the nation in solar power installations, enabled by one of the country’s most favorable net metering policies, and the renewable energy certificates program. The tallest water tower in the world is located in New Jersey. The first submarine ride in the United States took place in the Passaic River in New Jersey. Countryaah.com: Offers a full list of nationwide and statewide holidays in New Jersey starting from January 1st – New Year’s Day. Also covers the most recent three years of public holidays within the state of New Jersey.