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Solar Energy in South River, NJ

Solar Energy in South River

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in South River with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in South River

Solar panels in South River 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 River

The total length of the day in South River, NJ today (June 16, 2024) will be 15 hours and 6 minutes. [More]

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South River, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in South River, NJ

Solar Energy Data in South River, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South River, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South River

Based on historical South River, 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 River. [1]

South River has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South River that are always titled at the latitude of South River (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 River

Solar Radiation Data in South River, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South River, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South River

South River, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in South River is July with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in South River (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in South River

The average monthly solar radiation level in South River, NJ, of 4.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: South River vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in South River

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:25 am
    • Sunset: 7:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:6
Solar Energy Statistics for South River

Best Months for Solar in South River

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.91 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South River

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Solar Power Output in South River

The Power of Solar in South River, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South River, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South River

South River (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5516.53 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in South River is April with an average of 522.46 kWhac, followed by July at 518.65 kWhac and May at 510.78 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in South River (New Jersey) are December with an average of 334.19 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 362.08 kWhac and January at 384.16 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in South River

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South River Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for South River, NJ [5]

Sun Jun 16
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 66%
Mon Jun 17
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Jun 18
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 49%
Wed Jun 19
87°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu Jun 20
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Jun 21
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about South River

About South River

The borough of South River, NJ in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 16,008. [6]

South River Solar Power

South River, NJ Solar Energy

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

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