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Solar Energy in Harrison, NJ

Solar Energy in Harrison

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Harrison with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Harrison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Harrison

The total length of the day in Harrison, NJ today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Harrison, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Harrison, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Harrison, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Harrison, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Harrison

Based on historical Harrison, 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 Harrison. [1]

Harrison 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 Harrison that are always titled at the latitude of Harrison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 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]

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 Harrison

Solar Radiation Data in Harrison, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Harrison, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Harrison

Harrison, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Harrison is July with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Harrison (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.29 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Harrison

The average monthly solar radiation level in Harrison, NJ, 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 a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


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

Solar Power: Harrison vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Harrison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:13 am
    • Sunset: 4:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Harrison

Best Months for Solar in Harrison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Harrison

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

Solar Power Output in Harrison

The Power of Solar in Harrison, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Harrison, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Harrison

Harrison (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5509.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Harrison is July with an average of 536.9 kWhac, followed by March at 517.51 kWhac and August at 516.84 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Harrison (New Jersey) are December with an average of 333.72 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 358.45 kWhac and November at 371.29 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Harrison

Harrison Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Harrison averaged 16.20 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Harrison Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $13.39 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Harrison, NJ [5]

Mon Jan 24
29°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 75%
Tue Jan 25
39°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 71%
Wed Jan 26
23°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 27
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 10%
Fri Jan 28
36°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
31°F
Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 31°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Harrison

About Harrison

The town of Harrison, NJ in Hudson County has an approximate population of 13,620. [6]

Harrison Solar Power

Harrison, NJ Solar Energy

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

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