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Solar Energy in Glen Ridge, NJ

Solar Energy in Glen Ridge

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Glen Ridge with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Glen Ridge

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glen Ridge

The total length of the day in Glen Ridge, NJ today (March 01, 2024) will be 11 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Glen Ridge, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glen Ridge, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Glen Ridge, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glen Ridge, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Ridge

Based on historical Glen Ridge, 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 Glen Ridge. [1]

Glen Ridge 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 Glen Ridge that are always titled at the latitude of Glen Ridge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.65 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]

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 Glen Ridge

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Ridge, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Glen Ridge.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glen Ridge, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Ridge

Glen Ridge, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Glen Ridge is July with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Glen Ridge (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Glen Ridge vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Glen Ridge

The average monthly solar radiation level in Glen Ridge, NJ, of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Glen Ridge vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Glen Ridge 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 Glen Ridge

Sunrise / Sunset in Glen Ridge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 01, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:29 am
    • Sunset: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Glen Ridge

Best Months for Solar in Glen Ridge

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glen Ridge

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Solar Power Output in Glen Ridge

The Power of Solar in Glen Ridge, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glen Ridge, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Ridge

Glen Ridge (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5436.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Glen Ridge is July with an average of 525.91 kWhac, followed by August at 505.56 kWhac and April at 505.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Glen Ridge (New Jersey) are December with an average of 340.53 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 381.38 kWhac and January at 384.49 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Glen Ridge

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Weather Forecast for Glen Ridge, NJ [5]

Fri Mar 1
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Mar 2
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 3
57°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 73%
Mon Mar 4
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Mar 5
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 31%
Wed Mar 6
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Glen Ridge

About Glen Ridge

The borough of Glen Ridge, NJ in Essex County has an approximate population of 7,527. [6]

Glen Ridge Solar Power

Glen Ridge, NJ Solar Energy

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

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