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Solar Energy in Ardentown, DE

Solar Energy in Ardentown

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Ardentown with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ardentown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ardentown

The total length of the day in Ardentown, DE today (February 26, 2024) will be 11 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Ardentown, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ardentown, DE

Solar Energy Data in Ardentown, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ardentown, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Ardentown

Based on historical Ardentown, DE data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Ardentown. [1]

Ardentown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ardentown that are always titled at the latitude of Ardentown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.07 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Ardentown

Solar Radiation Data in Ardentown, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ardentown, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Ardentown

Ardentown, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ardentown is July with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.86 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ardentown (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and January at 4.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ardentown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ardentown, DE, of 4.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 27% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Ardentown vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Ardentown 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 Ardentown

Sunrise / Sunset in Ardentown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 26, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:39 am
    • Sunset: 5:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Ardentown

Best Months for Solar in Ardentown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.03 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ardentown

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Solar Power Output in Ardentown

The Power of Solar in Ardentown, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ardentown, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Ardentown

Ardentown (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5523.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ardentown is July with an average of 534.15 kWhac, followed by August at 522.68 kWhac and April at 516.09 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ardentown (Delaware) are December with an average of 353.77 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 366.93 kWhac and January at 411.8 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ardentown

Ardentown Electricity Costs

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Ardentown Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Ardentown, DE [5]

Mon Feb 26
55°F
Few Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Feb 27
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 96%
Wed Feb 28
62°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 63°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 29
41°F
Few Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 44°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 21%
Fri Mar 1
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Mar 2
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Ardentown

About Ardentown

The village of Ardentown, DE in New Castle County has an approximate population of 264. [6]

Ardentown Solar Power

Ardentown, DE Solar Energy

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

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