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Solar Energy in Morristown, NJ

Solar Energy in Morristown

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

Solar Panels in Morristown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Morristown

The total length of the day in Morristown, NJ today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Morristown, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Morristown, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Morristown, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Morristown, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Morristown

Based on historical Morristown, 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 Morristown. [1]

Morristown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Morristown that are always titled at the latitude of Morristown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.65 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% 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 Morristown

Solar Radiation Data in Morristown, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Morristown, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Morristown

Morristown, 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 Morristown is June with an average of 5.32 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 Morristown (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 3.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Morristown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Morristown, 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 Morristown 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 Morristown

Sunrise / Sunset in Morristown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:19 am
    • Sunset: 5:55 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Morristown

Best Months for Solar in Morristown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Morristown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Morristown

The Power of Solar in Morristown, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Morristown, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Morristown

Morristown (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5212.05 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Morristown is May with an average of 518.2 kWhac, followed by July at 501.26 kWhac and August at 496.34 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Morristown (New Jersey) are December with an average of 301.27 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.84 kWhac and January at 355.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Morristown

Morristown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Morristown averaged 14.96 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Morristown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $9.91 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Morristown

Solar Energy Contractors in Morristown

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Morristown

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Morristown

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

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Weather Forecast for Morristown, NJ [5]

Tue Jan 15
31°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 14°F
Max: 31°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Jan 16
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 37°F
: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 17
27°F
Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 27°F
: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 44%
Fri Jan 18
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Jan 19
33°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 10°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 20
36°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 23°F
Max: 43°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 86%

More about Morristown

About Morristown

The town of Morristown, NJ in Morris County has an approximate population of 18,411. [6]

Morristown Solar Power

Morristown, NJ Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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