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Solar Energy in Highland Park, NJ

Solar Energy in Highland Park

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Solar Panels in Highland Park

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Highland Park

The total length of the day in Highland Park, NJ today (May 28, 2020) will be 14 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

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Highland Park, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Highland Park, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Highland Park, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Highland Park, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Park

Based on historical Highland Park, 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 Highland Park. [1]

Highland Park has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Highland Park that are always titled at the latitude of Highland Park (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Highland Park

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Park, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Highland Park.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Highland Park, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Park

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Solar Power Comparison: Highland Park vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Highland Park

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Highland Park 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 Highland Park

Sunrise / Sunset in Highland Park

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:30 am
    • Sunset: 12:20 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:50
Solar Energy Statistics for Highland Park

Best Months for Solar in Highland Park

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Highland Park

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

However, Highland Park is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Highland Park

The Power of Solar in Highland Park, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Highland Park, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Park

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Cost of Utilities in Highland Park

Highland Park Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Highland Park averaged 15.73 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2020, which was about 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.85¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Highland Park Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.26 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Highland Park, NJ [5]

Thu May 28
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri May 29
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 30
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun May 31
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 1
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 23%
Tue Jun 2
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 30%

More about Highland Park

About Highland Park

The borough of Highland Park, NJ in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 13,982. [6]

Highland Park Solar Power

Highland Park, NJ Solar Energy

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

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