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Solar Energy in West Cape May, NJ

Solar Energy in West Cape May

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Solar Panels in West Cape May

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Cape May

The total length of the day in West Cape May, NJ today (May 26, 2020) will be 14 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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West Cape May, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Cape May, NJ

Solar Energy Data in West Cape May, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Cape May, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May

Based on historical West Cape May, 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 West Cape May. [1]

West Cape May has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Cape May that are always titled at the latitude of West Cape May (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.21 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% 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 West Cape May

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Cape May.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Cape May, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May

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Solar Power Comparison: West Cape May vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Cape May

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Cape May 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 West Cape May

Sunrise / Sunset in West Cape May

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:38 am
    • Sunset: 12:15 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:37
Solar Energy Statistics for West Cape May

Best Months for Solar in West Cape May

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Cape May

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

However, West Cape May is in Cape May County and Cape May County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Cape May

The Power of Solar in West Cape May, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Cape May, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in West Cape May

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Cost of Utilities in West Cape May

West Cape May Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Cape May averaged 15.73 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2020, which was about 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.85¢/kWh in February. [3]

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West Cape May Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.26 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for West Cape May, NJ [5]

Tue May 26
61°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed May 27
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 28
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 29
66°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sat May 30
68°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 31
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about West Cape May

About West Cape May

The borough of West Cape May, NJ in Cape May County has an approximate population of 1,024. [6]

West Cape May Solar Power

West Cape May, NJ Solar Energy

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

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