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Solar Energy in Newark, NJ

Solar Energy in Newark

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

Solar Panels in Newark

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Newark

The total length of the day in Newark, NJ today (July 23, 2017) will be 14 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

Newark, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Newark, NJ

Solar Energy Data in Newark, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Newark, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Newark

Based on historical Newark, 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 Newark. [1]

Newark has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.96 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 Newark that are always titled at the latitude of Newark (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.96 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Newark

Solar Radiation Data in Newark, NJ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Newark, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Newark

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

Solar Power Levels in Newark

The average monthly solar radiation level in Newark, 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 Newark 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 Newark

Sunrise / Sunset in Newark

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:46 am
    • Sunset: 8:19 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Newark

Best Months for Solar in Newark

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Newark

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

However, Newark is in Essex County and Essex County has at least 1,585 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Newark

The Power of Solar in Newark, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Newark, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in Newark

Newark (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5212.47 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Newark is May with an average of 518.39 kWhac, followed by July at 501.47 kWhac and August at 496.47 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Newark (New Jersey) are December with an average of 301.16 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.75 kWhac and January at 355.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Newark

Newark Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Newark averaged 15.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Newark

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Newark Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $8.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Newark

Solar Energy Contractors in Newark

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Newark

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

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

Energy Conservation Consultants in Newark

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

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Weather Forecast for Newark, NJ [5]

Sun Jul 23
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Jul 24
73°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 76%
Tue Jul 25
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Jul 26
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 28%
Fri Jul 28
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 80°F
: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 24%

More about Newark

About Newark

The city of Newark, NJ in Essex County has an approximate population of 277,140. [6]

Newark Solar Power

Newark, NJ Solar Energy

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

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About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

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