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Solar Energy in Westfield, NJ

Solar Energy in Westfield

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Solar Panels in Westfield

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westfield

The total length of the day in Westfield, NJ today (August 23, 2019) will be 13 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Westfield, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westfield, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Westfield, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westfield, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Westfield

Based on historical Westfield, 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 Westfield. [1]

Westfield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westfield that are always titled at the latitude of Westfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 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 Westfield

Solar Radiation Data in Westfield, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westfield, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Westfield

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

Solar Power Levels in Westfield

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Westfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:16 am
    • Sunset: 11:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Westfield

Best Months for Solar in Westfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westfield

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

However, Westfield is in Union County and Union County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Westfield

The Power of Solar in Westfield, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westfield, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Westfield

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Cost of Utilities in Westfield

Westfield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Westfield averaged 16.80 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 26% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Westfield

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Westfield Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $10.37 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Westfield

Solar Energy Contractors in Westfield

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Westfield

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Westfield

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

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Weather Forecast for Westfield, NJ [5]

Fri Aug 23
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Aug 24
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 74°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 25
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 74°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 26
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Aug 27
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Aug 28
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Westfield

About Westfield

The town of Westfield, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 30,316. [6]

Westfield Solar Power

Westfield, NJ Solar Energy

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

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