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Solar Energy in Boonton, NJ

Solar Energy in Boonton

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

Solar Panels in Boonton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Boonton

The total length of the day in Boonton, NJ today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Boonton, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Boonton, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Boonton, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Boonton, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Boonton

Based on historical Boonton, 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 Boonton. [1]

Boonton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Boonton that are always titled at the latitude of Boonton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.87 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 Boonton

Solar Radiation Data in Boonton, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Boonton, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Boonton

Boonton, 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 Boonton is June with an average of 5.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.29 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Boonton (New Jersey) are December with an average of 2.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Boonton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Boonton, 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 Boonton 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 Boonton

Sunrise / Sunset in Boonton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:45 am
    • Sunset: 10:37 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Boonton

Best Months for Solar in Boonton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Boonton

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

However, Boonton is in Morris County and Morris County has at least 1,882 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Boonton

The Power of Solar in Boonton, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Boonton, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Boonton

Boonton (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5211.31 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Boonton is May with an average of 517.86 kWhac, followed by July at 500.91 kWhac and August at 496.1 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Boonton (New Jersey) are December with an average of 301.47 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 314 kWhac and January at 356.2 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Boonton

Boonton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Boonton averaged 15.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Boonton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Boonton

Solar Energy Contractors in Boonton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Boonton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Boonton

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

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Weather Forecast for Boonton, NJ [5]

Tue Feb 19
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
28°F
Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Feb 23
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 18°F
Max: 41°F
: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sun Feb 24
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Boonton

About Boonton

The town of Boonton, NJ in Morris County has an approximate population of 8,347. [6]

Boonton Solar Power

Boonton, NJ Solar Energy

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

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