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Solar Energy in Mountainside, NJ

Solar Energy in Mountainside

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Solar Panels in Mountainside

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mountainside

The total length of the day in Mountainside, NJ today (January 26, 2020) will be 09 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Mountainside, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mountainside, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Mountainside, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mountainside, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside

Based on historical Mountainside, 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 Mountainside. [1]

Mountainside 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 Mountainside that are always titled at the latitude of Mountainside (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 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]

* 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 Mountainside

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mountainside, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside

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

Solar Power Levels in Mountainside

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Mountainside

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:12 pm
    • Sunset: 10:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Mountainside

Best Months for Solar in Mountainside

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mountainside

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

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

Solar Power Output in Mountainside

The Power of Solar in Mountainside, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mountainside, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside

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Cost of Utilities in Mountainside

Mountainside Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mountainside averaged 15.51 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Mountainside

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Mountainside Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $11.73 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Mountainside

Solar Energy Contractors in Mountainside

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Mountainside, NJ.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mountainside

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Mountainside, NJ.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mountainside

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Mountainside, NJ.

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Weather Forecast for Mountainside, NJ [5]

Sun Jan 26
42°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 31%
Mon Jan 27
41°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 52%
Tue Jan 28
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed Jan 29
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 40°F
Calm: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 30
36°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Jan 31
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about Mountainside

About Mountainside

The borough of Mountainside, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 6,685. [6]

Mountainside Solar Power

Mountainside, NJ Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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