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Solar Energy in Glassboro, NJ

Solar Energy in Glassboro

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Glassboro with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Glassboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glassboro

The total length of the day in Glassboro, NJ today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

Glassboro, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glassboro, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Glassboro, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glassboro, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Glassboro

Based on historical Glassboro, 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 Glassboro. [1]

Glassboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Glassboro that are always titled at the latitude of Glassboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.79 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.08 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.09 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 Glassboro

Solar Radiation Data in Glassboro, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glassboro, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Glassboro

Glassboro, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Glassboro is August with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.52 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Glassboro (New Jersey) are December with an average of 2.66 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.29 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Glassboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Glassboro, NJ, of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Glassboro 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 Glassboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Glassboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:18 am
    • Sunset: 7:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Glassboro

Best Months for Solar in Glassboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glassboro

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

However, Glassboro is in Gloucester County and Gloucester County has at least 2,223 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Glassboro

The Power of Solar in Glassboro, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glassboro, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Glassboro

Glassboro (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5321.21 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Glassboro is August with an average of 537.02 kWhac, followed by July at 520.97 kWhac and May at 508.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Glassboro (New Jersey) are December with an average of 279.48 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 333.7 kWhac and January at 349.8 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Glassboro

Glassboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Glassboro averaged 16.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Glassboro

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Glassboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.68 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Glassboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Glassboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Glassboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Glassboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Glassboro, NJ [5]

Sun Aug 20
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Aug 24
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Aug 25
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 2 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%

More about Glassboro

About Glassboro

The borough of Glassboro, NJ in Gloucester County has an approximate population of 18,579. [6]

Glassboro Solar Power

Glassboro, NJ Solar Energy

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

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

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