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Solar Energy in Bethel, DE

Solar Energy in Bethel

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Solar Panels in Bethel

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bethel

The total length of the day in Bethel, DE today (July 15, 2020) will be 14 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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Bethel, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bethel, DE

Solar Energy Data in Bethel, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bethel, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel

Based on historical Bethel, 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 Bethel. [1]

Bethel has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bethel that are always titled at the latitude of Bethel (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.09 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 Bethel

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bethel, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel

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

Solar Power Levels in Bethel

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bethel

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 15, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:52 am
    • Sunset: 12:25 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:33
Solar Energy Statistics for Bethel

Best Months for Solar in Bethel

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bethel

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

However, Bethel is in Sussex County and Sussex County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bethel

The Power of Solar in Bethel, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bethel, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Bethel

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Cost of Utilities in Bethel

Bethel Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bethel averaged 12.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Bethel Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Bethel, DE [5]

Wed Jul 15
72°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 71%
Thu Jul 16
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri Jul 17
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sat Jul 18
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 93°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Jul 19
94°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 16%
Mon Jul 20
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Bethel

About Bethel

The town of Bethel, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 171. [6]

Bethel Solar Power

Bethel, DE Solar Energy

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

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