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Solar Energy in Somers Point, NJ

Solar Energy in Somers Point

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Solar Panels in Somers Point

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Somers Point

The total length of the day in Somers Point, NJ today (August 06, 2020) will be 14 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

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Somers Point, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Somers Point, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Somers Point, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Somers Point, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Somers Point

Based on historical Somers Point, 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 Somers Point. [1]

Somers Point has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Somers Point that are always titled at the latitude of Somers Point (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 Somers Point

Solar Radiation Data in Somers Point, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Somers Point.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Somers Point, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Somers Point

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Solar Power Comparison: Somers Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Somers Point

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Somers Point 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 Somers Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Somers Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:04 am
    • Sunset: 12:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Somers Point

Best Months for Solar in Somers Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Somers Point

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

However, Somers Point is in Atlantic County and Atlantic County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Somers Point

The Power of Solar in Somers Point, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Somers Point, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Somers Point

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Cost of Utilities in Somers Point

Somers Point Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Somers Point averaged 15.63 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Somers Point Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.95 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Somers Point, NJ [5]

Thu Aug 6
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 79%
Fri Aug 7
78°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 80°F
Calm: 2 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Aug 8
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Aug 9
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 10
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 13%
Tue Aug 11
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Somers Point

About Somers Point

The city of Somers Point, NJ in Atlantic County has an approximate population of 10,795. [6]

Somers Point Solar Power

Somers Point, NJ Solar Energy

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

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