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Solar Energy in Hightstown, NJ

Solar Energy in Hightstown

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Solar Panels in Hightstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hightstown

The total length of the day in Hightstown, NJ today (June 01, 2020) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Hightstown, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hightstown, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Hightstown, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hightstown, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hightstown

Based on historical Hightstown, 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 Hightstown. [1]

Hightstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hightstown that are always titled at the latitude of Hightstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.85 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 Hightstown

Solar Radiation Data in Hightstown, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hightstown, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hightstown

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

Solar Power Levels in Hightstown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hightstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:29 am
    • Sunset: 12:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Hightstown

Best Months for Solar in Hightstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.03 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hightstown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Hightstown

The Power of Solar in Hightstown, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hightstown, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hightstown

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Cost of Utilities in Hightstown

Hightstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hightstown averaged 16.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Hightstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.08 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Hightstown, NJ [5]

Mon Jun 1
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 2
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jun 3
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 46%
Thu Jun 4
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 60%
Fri Jun 5
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 21%
Sat Jun 6
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Hightstown

About Hightstown

The borough of Hightstown, NJ in Mercer County has an approximate population of 5,494. [6]

Hightstown Solar Power

Hightstown, NJ Solar Energy

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

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