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Solar Energy in Jersey City, NJ

Solar Energy in Jersey City

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Solar Panels in Jersey City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Jersey City

The total length of the day in Jersey City, NJ today (May 28, 2020) will be 14 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Jersey City, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Jersey City, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Jersey City, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Jersey City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Jersey City

Based on historical Jersey City, 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 Jersey City. [1]

Jersey City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Jersey City that are always titled at the latitude of Jersey City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 Jersey City

Solar Radiation Data in Jersey City, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Jersey City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Jersey City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Jersey City

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Solar Power Comparison: Jersey City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Jersey City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Jersey City 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 Jersey City

Sunrise / Sunset in Jersey City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:28 am
    • Sunset: 12:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Jersey City

Best Months for Solar in Jersey City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Jersey City

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

However, Jersey City is in Hudson County and Hudson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Jersey City

The Power of Solar in Jersey City, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Jersey City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Jersey City

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Cost of Utilities in Jersey City

Jersey City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Jersey City 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]

Solar Power Poll: Jersey City

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Jersey City 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 Jersey City, NJ [5]

Thu May 28
71°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri May 29
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat May 30
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 31
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 1
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 15%
Tue Jun 2
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about Jersey City

About Jersey City

The city of Jersey City, NJ in Hudson County has an approximate population of 247,597. [6]

Jersey City Solar Power

Jersey City, NJ Solar Energy

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

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