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Solar Energy in Milford, NJ

Solar Energy in Milford

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Milford with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Milford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Milford

The total length of the day in Milford, NJ today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Milford, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Milford, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Milford, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Milford, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Milford

Based on historical Milford, 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 Milford. [1]

Milford has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Milford that are always titled at the latitude of Milford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.83 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 Milford

Solar Radiation Data in Milford, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Milford, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Milford

Milford, NJ has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Milford is July with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.25 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Milford (New Jersey) are December with an average of 2.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Milford

The average monthly solar radiation level in Milford, NJ, of 4.43 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 Milford 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 Milford

Sunrise / Sunset in Milford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:47 am
    • Sunset: 10:40 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Milford

Best Months for Solar in Milford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Milford

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

However, Milford is in Hunterdon County and Hunterdon County has at least 1,314 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Milford

The Power of Solar in Milford, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Milford, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Milford

Milford (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5210.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Milford is July with an average of 528.89 kWhac, followed by April at 510.63 kWhac and May at 510.35 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Milford (New Jersey) are November with an average of 292.06 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 298.42 kWhac and January at 344.21 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Milford

Milford Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Milford 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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Milford 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 Milford

Solar Energy Contractors in Milford

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Milford

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Milford

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

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Weather Forecast for Milford, NJ [5]

Tue Feb 19
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
27°F
Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sat Feb 23
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 18°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%
Sun Feb 24
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 86%

More about Milford

About Milford

The borough of Milford, NJ in Hunterdon County has an approximate population of 1,233. [6]

Milford Solar Power

Milford, NJ Solar Energy

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

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