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Solar Energy in Elizabeth, NJ

Solar Energy in Elizabeth

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Solar Panels in Elizabeth

Solar panels in Elizabeth that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Elizabeth

The total length of the day in Elizabeth, NJ today (July 05, 2020) will be 14 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Elizabeth, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Elizabeth, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Elizabeth, NJ

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Elizabeth.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Elizabeth, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Elizabeth

Based on historical Elizabeth, NJ data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Elizabeth. [1]

Elizabeth has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Elizabeth that are always titled at the latitude of Elizabeth (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Elizabeth

Solar Radiation Data in Elizabeth, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Elizabeth.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Elizabeth, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Elizabeth

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Solar Power Comparison: Elizabeth vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Elizabeth

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Elizabeth solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Elizabeth

Sunrise / Sunset in Elizabeth

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:32 am
    • Sunset: 12:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Elizabeth

Best Months for Solar in Elizabeth

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Elizabeth

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Elizabeth, NJ at this current time.

However, Elizabeth is in Union County and Union County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Elizabeth

The Power of Solar in Elizabeth, NJ

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Elizabeth (nj). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Elizabeth. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Elizabeth, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Elizabeth

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Cost of Utilities in Elizabeth

Elizabeth Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Elizabeth averaged 15.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Elizabeth Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.55 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Elizabeth, NJ [5]

Sun Jul 5
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 91°F
Calm: 1 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Jul 6
94°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 87%
Tue Jul 7
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 11%
Wed Jul 8
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 72%
Thu Jul 9
88°F
Few Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Jul 10
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Elizabeth

About Elizabeth

The city of Elizabeth, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 124,969. [6]

Elizabeth Solar Power

Elizabeth, NJ Solar Energy

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

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