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Solar Energy in Riverdale, NJ

Solar Energy in Riverdale

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Solar Panels in Riverdale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Riverdale

The total length of the day in Riverdale, NJ today (May 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Riverdale, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Riverdale, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Riverdale, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Riverdale, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale

Based on historical Riverdale, 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 Riverdale. [1]

Riverdale 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 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Riverdale that are always titled at the latitude of Riverdale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.93 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 Riverdale

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Riverdale, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale

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

Solar Power Levels in Riverdale

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Riverdale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:34 am
    • Sunset: 12:13 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Riverdale

Best Months for Solar in Riverdale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Riverdale

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

However, Riverdale is in Morris County and Morris County has at least 1,882 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Riverdale

The Power of Solar in Riverdale, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Riverdale, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale

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Cost of Utilities in Riverdale

Riverdale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Riverdale averaged 16.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Riverdale Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.34 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Riverdale

Solar Energy Contractors in Riverdale

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Riverdale

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Riverdale

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

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Weather Forecast for Riverdale, NJ [5]

Sun May 19
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon May 20
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 47%
Tue May 21
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 46%
Wed May 22
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 23
63°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 24
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Riverdale

About Riverdale

The borough of Riverdale, NJ in Morris County has an approximate population of 3,559. [6]

Riverdale Solar Power

Riverdale, NJ Solar Energy

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

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