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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 (June 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 59 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 June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:25 am
    • Sunset: 12:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:59
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 16.14 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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Ridgewood 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 Ridgewood, NJ [5]

Wed Jun 3
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 41%
Thu Jun 4
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 76%
Fri Jun 5
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sat Jun 6
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 43%
Sun Jun 7
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
71°F
Few Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 19%

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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