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Solar Energy in New Jersey

Solar Panels in New Jersey

There are currently at least 51,047 solar panel installations throughout the state of New Jersey right now.

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Solar Power in New Jersey

Solar Energy Levels in New Jersey

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Solar Radiation in New Jersey

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average New Jersey solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one 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).
→ New Jersey values listed here are based on the capital, Trenton.

Solar Installs in New Jersey

Solar Panel Installations in New Jersey

A look at solar installs in New Jersey. The chart below visualizes install totals for the top five counties in NJ vs. the cumulative install total of rest of NJ counties combined.

Breakdown of Solar Installs in New Jersey

There are currently at least 51,047 solar panel installations throughout the state of New Jersey right now. [1]

  • Top Five Solar Install Counties in New Jersey
    • Ocean County: 9,205 solar installs
    • Monmouth County: 5,173 solar installs
    • Middlesex County: 4,844 solar installs
    • Burlington County: 4,406 solar installs
    • Atlantic County: 3,214 solar installs
    • Everywhere Else: 24,205 solar installs

Note: Install totals presented here are those voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including solar incentive programs, utilities, installers, and the general public. [1] Data for some states is thinner than others.

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Cost of Utilities in New Jersey

New Jersey Electricity Costs

Residential electricity prices in New Jersey averaged 15.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was approximately 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [2]

Solar Power Poll: New Jersey

Vote now: What do you think? Are solar panels & solar power a good choice for residents of the state of New Jersey?

NJ: Yes, solar is a great option  
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New Jersey Natural Gas Costs

Residential natural gas prices in New Jersey averaged $8.76 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2018, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in March. [3]

More about New Jersey

About New Jersey

New Jersey ranks 12th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 8,791,894. [4]

NJ Solar Power

Solar Energy in NJ

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

Did you know?

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

Cities in New Jersey

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