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Solar Energy in South Amboy, NJ

Solar Energy in South Amboy

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Solar Panels in South Amboy

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Amboy

The total length of the day in South Amboy, NJ today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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South Amboy, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Amboy, NJ

Solar Energy Data in South Amboy, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Amboy, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South Amboy

Based on historical South Amboy, 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 South Amboy. [1]

South Amboy has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Amboy that are always titled at the latitude of South Amboy (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.77 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 South Amboy

Solar Radiation Data in South Amboy, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Amboy.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Amboy, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South Amboy

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Solar Power Comparison: South Amboy vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Amboy

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Amboy 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 South Amboy

Sunrise / Sunset in South Amboy

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:42 am
    • Sunset: 10:58 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:15
Solar Energy Statistics for South Amboy

Best Months for Solar in South Amboy

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Amboy

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

However, South Amboy is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Amboy

The Power of Solar in South Amboy, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Amboy, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South Amboy

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Cost of Utilities in South Amboy

South Amboy Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Amboy averaged 15.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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South Amboy Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $12.43 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for South Amboy, NJ [5]

Sat Sep 19
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 20
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about South Amboy

About South Amboy

The city of South Amboy, NJ in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 8,631. [6]

South Amboy Solar Power

South Amboy, NJ Solar Energy

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

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