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Solar Energy in Bernardsville, NJ

Solar Energy in Bernardsville

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Bernardsville with an average of 5.32 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bernardsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bernardsville

The total length of the day in Bernardsville, NJ today (November 21, 2017) will be 09 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

Bernardsville, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bernardsville, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Bernardsville, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bernardsville, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Bernardsville

Based on historical Bernardsville, 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 Bernardsville. [1]

Bernardsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bernardsville that are always titled at the latitude of Bernardsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.85 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Bernardsville

Solar Radiation Data in Bernardsville, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bernardsville, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Bernardsville

Bernardsville, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bernardsville is June with an average of 5.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.3 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bernardsville (New Jersey) are December with an average of 2.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bernardsville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bernardsville, NJ, of 4.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Bernardsville 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Bernardsville

Sunrise / Sunset in Bernardsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 21, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:53 am
    • Sunset: 9:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Bernardsville

Best Months for Solar in Bernardsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bernardsville

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

However, Bernardsville is in Somerset County and Somerset County has at least 2,682 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bernardsville

The Power of Solar in Bernardsville, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bernardsville, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Bernardsville

Bernardsville (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5212.59 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bernardsville is May with an average of 518.44 kWhac, followed by July at 501.52 kWhac and August at 496.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bernardsville (New Jersey) are December with an average of 301.13 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.73 kWhac and January at 355.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bernardsville

Bernardsville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bernardsville averaged 15.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Bernardsville

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Bernardsville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $12.11 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 33% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bernardsville

Solar Energy Contractors in Bernardsville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bernardsville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bernardsville

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

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Weather Forecast for Bernardsville, NJ [5]

Tue Nov 21
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 55°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 24
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sun Nov 26
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 37°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 90%

More about Bernardsville

About Bernardsville

The borough of Bernardsville, NJ in Somerset County has an approximate population of 7,707. [6]

Bernardsville Solar Power

Bernardsville, NJ Solar Energy

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

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