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Solar Energy in Cheswold, DE

Solar Energy in Cheswold

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Cheswold with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cheswold

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cheswold

The total length of the day in Cheswold, DE today (May 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Cheswold, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cheswold, DE

Solar Energy Data in Cheswold, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cheswold, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswold

Based on historical Cheswold, 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 Cheswold. [1]

Cheswold has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 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 Cheswold that are always titled at the latitude of Cheswold (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.09 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 Cheswold

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswold, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cheswold, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswold

Cheswold, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cheswold is July with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.88 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cheswold (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Cheswold

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cheswold, DE, of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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: Cheswold vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cheswold

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:40 am
    • Sunset: 8:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Cheswold

Best Months for Solar in Cheswold

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cheswold

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Solar Power Output in Cheswold

The Power of Solar in Cheswold, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cheswold, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswold

Cheswold (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5790.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cheswold is July with an average of 555.65 kWhac, followed by May at 552.26 kWhac and April at 541.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cheswold (Delaware) are December with an average of 353.83 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 401.8 kWhac and January at 403.94 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cheswold

Cheswold Electricity Costs

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Cheswold Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Cheswold, DE [5]

Fri May 27
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sat May 28
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sun May 29
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon May 30
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue May 31
90°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 40%
Wed Jun 1
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 54%

More about Cheswold

About Cheswold

The town of Cheswold, DE in Kent County has an approximate population of 1,380. [6]

Cheswold Solar Power

Cheswold, DE Solar Energy

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

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