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Solar Energy in Surf City, NJ

Solar Energy in Surf City

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Solar Panels in Surf City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Surf City

The total length of the day in Surf City, NJ today (July 18, 2019) will be 14 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Surf City, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Surf City, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Surf City, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Surf City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City

Based on historical Surf City, 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 Surf City. [1]

Surf City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Surf City that are always titled at the latitude of Surf City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.04 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 Surf City

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Surf City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Surf City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City

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Solar Power Comparison: Surf City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Surf City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Surf City 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 Surf City

Sunrise / Sunset in Surf City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:44 am
    • Sunset: 12:21 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Surf City

Best Months for Solar in Surf City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Surf City

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

However, Surf City is in Ocean County and Ocean County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Surf City

The Power of Solar in Surf City, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Surf City, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Surf City

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Cost of Utilities in Surf City

Surf City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Surf City averaged 16.42 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Surf City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Surf City

Solar Energy Contractors in Surf City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Surf City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Surf City

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

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Weather Forecast for Surf City, NJ [5]

Thu Jul 18
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 77°F
: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 19
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 20
99°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 82°F
Max: 99°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sun Jul 21
99°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 99°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Calm: 1 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 81%
Tue Jul 23
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Surf City

About Surf City

The borough of Surf City, NJ in Ocean County has an approximate population of 1,205. [6]

Surf City Solar Power

Surf City, NJ Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Surf City, NJ, or for more solar-related resources for Surf City, 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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