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Solar Energy in Dunellen, NJ

Solar Energy in Dunellen

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Dunellen with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dunellen

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dunellen

The total length of the day in Dunellen, NJ today (July 20, 2017) will be 14 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

Dunellen, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dunellen, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Dunellen, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dunellen, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Dunellen

Based on historical Dunellen, 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 Dunellen. [1]

Dunellen has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.96 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 Dunellen that are always titled at the latitude of Dunellen (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.96 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Dunellen

Solar Radiation Data in Dunellen, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dunellen, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Dunellen

Dunellen, 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 Dunellen is June with an average of 5.33 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 Dunellen (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: Dunellen vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dunellen

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dunellen, 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 Dunellen 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 Dunellen

Sunrise / Sunset in Dunellen

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:44 am
    • Sunset: 8:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Dunellen

Best Months for Solar in Dunellen

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dunellen

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

However, Dunellen is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County has at least 4,844 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dunellen

The Power of Solar in Dunellen, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dunellen, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Dunellen

Dunellen (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5213.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dunellen is May with an average of 518.84 kWhac, followed by July at 501.95 kWhac and August at 496.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dunellen (New Jersey) are December with an average of 300.89 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.53 kWhac and January at 355.57 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dunellen

Dunellen Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dunellen averaged 15.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Dunellen Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $8.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dunellen

Solar Energy Contractors in Dunellen

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dunellen

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dunellen

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

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Weather Forecast for Dunellen, NJ [5]

Thu Jul 20
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Jul 21
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sat Jul 22
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 23
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 31%
Mon Jul 24
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 16%
Tue Jul 25
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Calm: 0 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%

More about Dunellen

About Dunellen

The borough of Dunellen, NJ in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 7,227. [6]

Dunellen Solar Power

Dunellen, NJ Solar Energy

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

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