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Solar Energy in Clayton, DE

Solar Energy in Clayton

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Solar Panels in Clayton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Clayton

The total length of the day in Clayton, DE today (April 22, 2019) will be 13 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Clayton, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Clayton, DE

Solar Energy Data in Clayton, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Clayton, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton

Based on historical Clayton, 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 Clayton. [1]

Clayton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Clayton that are always titled at the latitude of Clayton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.78 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.06 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 Clayton

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Clayton, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton

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

Solar Power Levels in Clayton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Clayton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:14 am
    • Sunset: 11:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Clayton

Best Months for Solar in Clayton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Clayton

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

However, Clayton is in Kent County and Kent County has at least 552 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Clayton

The Power of Solar in Clayton, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Clayton, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Clayton

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Cost of Utilities in Clayton

Clayton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Clayton averaged 12.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Clayton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $10.52 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 12% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Clayton

Solar Energy Contractors in Clayton

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Clayton, DE.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Clayton

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Clayton, DE.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Clayton

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Clayton, DE.

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Weather Forecast for Clayton, DE [5]

Mon Apr 22
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 43%
Tue Apr 23
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 12%
Wed Apr 24
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 57%
Thu Apr 25
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Apr 26
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 63°F
High wind, near gale: 17 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 27
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Clayton

About Clayton

The town of Clayton, DE in Kent County has an approximate population of 2,918. [6]

Clayton Solar Power

Clayton, DE Solar Energy

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

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