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Solar Energy in Hackensack, NJ

Solar Energy in Hackensack

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

Solar Panels in Hackensack

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hackensack

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

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Hackensack, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hackensack, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Hackensack, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hackensack, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hackensack

Based on historical Hackensack, 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 Hackensack. [1]

Hackensack has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hackensack that are always titled at the latitude of Hackensack (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Hackensack

Solar Radiation Data in Hackensack, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hackensack, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hackensack

Hackensack, 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 Hackensack 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 Hackensack (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: Hackensack vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Hackensack

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hackensack, 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 Hackensack 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 Hackensack

Sunrise / Sunset in Hackensack

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:44 am
    • Sunset: 10:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Hackensack

Best Months for Solar in Hackensack

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hackensack

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

However, Hackensack is in Bergen County and Bergen County has at least 2,131 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Hackensack

The Power of Solar in Hackensack, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hackensack, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Hackensack

Hackensack (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5211.43 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hackensack is May with an average of 517.92 kWhac, followed by July at 500.96 kWhac and August at 496.14 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hackensack (New Jersey) are December with an average of 301.44 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.98 kWhac and January at 356.16 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hackensack

Hackensack Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hackensack 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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Hackensack 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 Hackensack

Solar Energy Contractors in Hackensack

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hackensack

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hackensack

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

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Weather Forecast for Hackensack, NJ [5]

Tue Feb 19
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
28°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 39°F
: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sat Feb 23
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 39°F
: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 42%
Sun Feb 24
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Hackensack

About Hackensack

The city of Hackensack, NJ in Bergen County has an approximate population of 43,010. [6]

Hackensack Solar Power

Hackensack, NJ Solar Energy

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

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