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Solar Energy in Greenwood, DE

Solar Energy in Greenwood

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Solar Panels in Greenwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Greenwood

The total length of the day in Greenwood, DE today (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Greenwood, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Greenwood, DE

Solar Energy Data in Greenwood, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Greenwood, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Greenwood

Based on historical Greenwood, 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 Greenwood. [1]

Greenwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Greenwood that are always titled at the latitude of Greenwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 Greenwood

Solar Radiation Data in Greenwood, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Greenwood, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Greenwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Greenwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Greenwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:36 am
    • Sunset: 12:29 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Greenwood

Best Months for Solar in Greenwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Greenwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Greenwood

The Power of Solar in Greenwood, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Greenwood, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Greenwood

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Cost of Utilities in Greenwood

Greenwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Greenwood averaged 12.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2021, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.29¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Greenwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $11.36 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Greenwood, DE [5]

Wed Jun 16
74°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 17%
Thu Jun 17
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 18%
Fri Jun 18
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sat Jun 19
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sun Jun 20
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 89%
Mon Jun 21
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Greenwood

About Greenwood

The town of Greenwood, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 973. [6]

Greenwood Solar Power

Greenwood, DE Solar Energy

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

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