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Solar Energy in Garwood, NJ

Solar Energy in Garwood

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Solar Panels in Garwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Garwood

The total length of the day in Garwood, NJ today (April 10, 2021) will be 13 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Garwood, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Garwood, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Garwood, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Garwood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Garwood

Based on historical Garwood, 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 Garwood. [1]

Garwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 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 Garwood that are always titled at the latitude of Garwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 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 Garwood

Solar Radiation Data in Garwood, NJ

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Garwood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Garwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Garwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Garwood 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 Garwood

Sunrise / Sunset in Garwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 10, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:23 am
    • Sunset: 11:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Garwood

Best Months for Solar in Garwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Garwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Garwood

The Power of Solar in Garwood, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Garwood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Garwood

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Cost of Utilities in Garwood

Garwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Garwood averaged 16.18 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Garwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.10 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Garwood, NJ [5]

Sat Apr 10
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Apr 11
54°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 12
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Apr 13
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 14
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 15
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Garwood

About Garwood

The borough of Garwood, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 4,226. [6]

Garwood Solar Power

Garwood, NJ Solar Energy

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

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