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Solar Energy in Ridgewood, NJ

Solar Energy in Ridgewood

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Solar Panels in Ridgewood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ridgewood

The total length of the day in Ridgewood, NJ today (October 20, 2019) will be 10 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Ridgewood, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ridgewood, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Ridgewood, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ridgewood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Ridgewood

Based on historical Ridgewood, 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 Ridgewood. [1]

Ridgewood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ridgewood that are always titled at the latitude of Ridgewood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Ridgewood

Solar Radiation Data in Ridgewood, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ridgewood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Ridgewood

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

Solar Power Levels in Ridgewood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ridgewood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:15 am
    • Sunset: 10:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Ridgewood

Best Months for Solar in Ridgewood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ridgewood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ridgewood

The Power of Solar in Ridgewood, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ridgewood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Ridgewood

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Cost of Utilities in Ridgewood

Ridgewood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ridgewood averaged 16.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2019, which was about 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.27¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Ridgewood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $12.88 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2019, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.89 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ridgewood

Solar Energy Contractors in Ridgewood

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ridgewood

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ridgewood

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

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Weather Forecast for Ridgewood, NJ [5]

Sun Oct 20
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 21
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 9%
Tue Oct 22
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 23
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 24
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Oct 25
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Ridgewood

About Ridgewood

The village of Ridgewood, NJ in Bergen County has an approximate population of 24,958. [6]

Ridgewood Solar Power

Ridgewood, NJ Solar Energy

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

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