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Solar Energy in New Jersey

Solar Panels in New Jersey

There are currently at least solar panel installations throughout the state of New Jersey right now.

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Solar Power in New Jersey

Solar Energy Levels in New Jersey

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Jersey's capital city, Trenton, of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 31% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ New Jersey values listed here are based on the capital, Trenton.

Solar Radiation in New Jersey

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average New Jersey solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ New Jersey values listed here are based on the capital, Trenton.

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Cost of Utilities in New Jersey

New Jersey Electricity Costs

Residential electricity prices in New Jersey averaged 16.20 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [2]

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New Jersey Natural Gas Costs

Residential natural gas prices in New Jersey averaged $13.39 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was about 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [3]

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About New Jersey

New Jersey ranks 12th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 8,791,894. [4]

NJ Solar Power

Solar Energy in NJ

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in New Jersey, or for additional solar-related resources in NJ, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

The largest solar power plant in the world covers 1000 acres & is located in the Mojave Desert in California.

Cities in New Jersey

ZIP Codes in New Jersey


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