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Solar Energy in Spotswood, NJ

Solar Energy in Spotswood

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Spotswood with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Spotswood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Spotswood

The total length of the day in Spotswood, NJ today (May 25, 2022) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Spotswood, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Spotswood, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Spotswood, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Spotswood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Spotswood

Based on historical Spotswood, 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 Spotswood. [1]

Spotswood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Spotswood that are always titled at the latitude of Spotswood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Spotswood

Solar Radiation Data in Spotswood, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Spotswood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Spotswood

Spotswood, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Spotswood is July with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.65 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Spotswood (New Jersey) are December with an average of 3.16 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Spotswood

The average monthly solar radiation level in Spotswood, NJ, of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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: Spotswood vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Spotswood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:33 am
    • Sunset: 7:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Spotswood

Best Months for Solar in Spotswood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Spotswood

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Solar Power Output in Spotswood

The Power of Solar in Spotswood, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Spotswood, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Spotswood

Spotswood (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5437.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Spotswood is July with an average of 521.08 kWhac, followed by August at 510.4 kWhac and March at 503.39 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Spotswood (New Jersey) are December with an average of 315.7 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 371.82 kWhac and January at 396.49 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Spotswood

Spotswood Electricity Costs

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Spotswood Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Spotswood, NJ [5]

Wed May 25
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 83%
Thu May 26
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 86%
Fri May 27
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 28
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 29
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon May 30
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about Spotswood

About Spotswood

The borough of Spotswood, NJ in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 8,257. [6]

Spotswood Solar Power

Spotswood, NJ Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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