Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Mountainside, NJ

Solar Energy in Mountainside

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

Solar Panels in Mountainside

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mountainside

The total length of the day in Mountainside, NJ today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Mountainside, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mountainside, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Mountainside, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mountainside, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside

Based on historical Mountainside, 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 Mountainside. [1]

Mountainside 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 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mountainside that are always titled at the latitude of Mountainside (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 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 3.88 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.

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Solar Radiation Levels in Mountainside

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mountainside, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside

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

Solar Power Levels in Mountainside

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mountainside, 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 Mountainside 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).

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Solar Data & Statistics for Mountainside

Sunrise / Sunset in Mountainside

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:47 am
    • Sunset: 6:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Mountainside

Best Months for Solar in Mountainside

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mountainside

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

However, Mountainside is in Union County and Union County has at least 1,539 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mountainside

The Power of Solar in Mountainside, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mountainside, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Mountainside

Mountainside (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5212.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mountainside is May with an average of 518.58 kWhac, followed by July at 501.68 kWhac and August at 496.61 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mountainside (New Jersey) are December with an average of 301.04 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.66 kWhac and January at 355.74 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mountainside

Mountainside Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mountainside averaged 15.96 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Mountainside

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Mountainside, is solar power a good choice for residents of this borough?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Mountainside Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $10.31 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 35% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Mountainside

Solar Energy Contractors in Mountainside

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Mountainside produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Mountainside

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Mountainside produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Mountainside

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Mountainside produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Mountainside, NJ [5]

Sun Sep 24
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 27
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Sep 29
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Mountainside

About Mountainside

The borough of Mountainside, NJ in Union County has an approximate population of 6,685. [6]

Mountainside Solar Power

Mountainside, NJ Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

Other Cities in New Jersey

References