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Solar Energy in Smyrna, DE

Solar Energy in Smyrna

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Solar Panels in Smyrna

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Smyrna

The total length of the day in Smyrna, DE today (April 21, 2021) will be 13 hours and 31 minutes. [More]

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Smyrna, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Smyrna, DE

Solar Energy Data in Smyrna, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Smyrna, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Smyrna

Based on historical Smyrna, 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 Smyrna. [1]

Smyrna 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 Smyrna that are always titled at the latitude of Smyrna (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 Smyrna

Solar Radiation Data in Smyrna, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Smyrna, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Smyrna

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

Solar Power Levels in Smyrna

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Smyrna

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:15 am
    • Sunset: 11:46 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:31
Solar Energy Statistics for Smyrna

Best Months for Solar in Smyrna

  • 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 Smyrna

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

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

Solar Power Output in Smyrna

The Power of Solar in Smyrna, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Smyrna, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Smyrna

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Cost of Utilities in Smyrna

Smyrna Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Smyrna averaged 11.77 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Smyrna Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $11.14 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Smyrna, DE [5]

Wed Apr 21
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 79%
Thu Apr 22
46°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 63%
Fri Apr 23
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat Apr 24
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Apr 25
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 98%
Mon Apr 26
58°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 37%

More about Smyrna

About Smyrna

The town of Smyrna, DE in Kent County has an approximate population of 10,023. [6]

Smyrna Solar Power

Smyrna, DE Solar Energy

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

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