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Solar Energy in New Providence, NJ

Solar Energy in New Providence

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Solar Panels in New Providence

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

Sunrise & Sunset in New Providence

The total length of the day in New Providence, NJ today (May 26, 2020) will be 14 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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New Providence, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Providence, NJ

Solar Energy Data in New Providence, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Providence, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in New Providence

Based on historical New Providence, 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 New Providence. [1]

New Providence 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 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Providence that are always titled at the latitude of New Providence (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.87 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 New Providence

Solar Radiation Data in New Providence, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in New Providence.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Providence, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in New Providence

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Solar Power Comparison: New Providence vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in New Providence

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average New Providence 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 New Providence

Sunrise / Sunset in New Providence

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:31 am
    • Sunset: 12:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:47
Solar Energy Statistics for New Providence

Best Months for Solar in New Providence

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Providence

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

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

Solar Power Output in New Providence

The Power of Solar in New Providence, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Providence, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in New Providence

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Cost of Utilities in New Providence

New Providence Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in New Providence 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: New Providence

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New Providence 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 New Providence, NJ [5]

Tue May 26
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 26%
Wed May 27
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 73%
Thu May 28
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 29
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sat May 30
75°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 31
66°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 37%

More about New Providence

About New Providence

The borough of New Providence, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 12,171. [6]

New Providence Solar Power

New Providence, NJ Solar Energy

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

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