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Solar Energy in South River, NJ

Solar Energy in South River

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in South River with an average of 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in South River

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South River

The total length of the day in South River, NJ today (December 12, 2018) will be 09 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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South River, NJ Solar Energy

Solar Power in South River, NJ

Solar Energy Data in South River, NJ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South River, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South River

Based on historical South River, 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 South River. [1]

South River has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South River that are always titled at the latitude of South River (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.9 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 South River

Solar Radiation Data in South River, NJ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South River.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South River, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South River

South River, 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 South River is June with an average of 5.34 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.31 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in South River (New Jersey) are December with an average of 2.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.14 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: South River vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South River

The average monthly solar radiation level in South River, 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 South River 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 South River

Sunrise / Sunset in South River

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:11 am
    • Sunset: 5:31 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:19
Solar Energy Statistics for South River

Best Months for Solar in South River

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South River

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

However, South River is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County has at least 4,844 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South River

The Power of Solar in South River, NJ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South River, NJ

Solar Radiation Data in South River

South River (NJ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5214.42 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in South River is May with an average of 519.28 kWhac, followed by July at 502.43 kWhac and August at 497.1 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in South River (New Jersey) are December with an average of 300.62 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 313.32 kWhac and January at 355.28 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in South River

South River Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South River averaged 15.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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South River Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Jersey averaged $12.05 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in South River

Solar Energy Contractors in South River

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in South River

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in South River

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

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Weather Forecast for South River, NJ [5]

Wed Dec 12
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 13
36°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 22°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Dec 14
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 15
56°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 62°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sun Dec 16
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 47°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 17
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about South River

About South River

The borough of South River, NJ in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 16,008. [6]

South River Solar Power

South River, NJ Solar Energy

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

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