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Solar Energy in Milton, DE

Solar Energy in Milton

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Solar Panels in Milton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Milton

The total length of the day in Milton, DE today (May 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Milton, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Milton, DE

Solar Energy Data in Milton, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Milton, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Milton

Based on historical Milton, 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 Milton. [1]

Milton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Milton that are always titled at the latitude of Milton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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 Milton

Solar Radiation Data in Milton, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Milton, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Milton

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

Solar Power Levels in Milton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Milton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:43 am
    • Sunset: 12:11 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Milton

Best Months for Solar in Milton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Milton

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

However, Milton is in Sussex County and Sussex County has at least 1,940 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Milton

The Power of Solar in Milton, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Milton, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Milton

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Cost of Utilities in Milton

Milton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Milton averaged 12.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Milton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $10.07 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Milton

Solar Energy Contractors in Milton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Milton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Milton

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

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Weather Forecast for Milton, DE [5]

Mon May 20
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 21
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 59%
Wed May 22
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 86%
Thu May 23
71°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri May 24
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 73°F
Gale: 18 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat May 25
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 41%

More about Milton

About Milton

The town of Milton, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 2,576. [6]

Milton Solar Power

Milton, DE Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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