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Solar Energy in Chesterton, IN

Solar Energy in Chesterton

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Solar Panels in Chesterton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chesterton

The total length of the day in Chesterton, IN today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Chesterton, IN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chesterton, IN

Solar Energy Data in Chesterton, IN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chesterton, IN

Solar Radiation Data in Chesterton

Based on historical Chesterton, IN data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Chesterton. [1]

Chesterton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chesterton that are always titled at the latitude of Chesterton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.29 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.44 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 Chesterton

Solar Radiation Data in Chesterton, IN

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chesterton, IN

Solar Radiation Data in Chesterton

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

Solar Power Levels in Chesterton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Chesterton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:37 am
    • Sunset: 11:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Chesterton

Best Months for Solar in Chesterton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chesterton

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

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

Solar Power Output in Chesterton

The Power of Solar in Chesterton, IN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chesterton, IN

Solar Radiation Data in Chesterton

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Cost of Utilities in Chesterton

Chesterton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chesterton averaged 12.61 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Chesterton

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Chesterton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Indiana averaged $18.65 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Chesterton, IN [5]

Wed Sep 23
68°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 46%
Thu Sep 24
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 25
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
76°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Sep 27
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 44%
Mon Sep 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Chesterton

About Chesterton

The town of Chesterton, IN in Porter County has an approximate population of 13,068. [6]

Chesterton Solar Power

Chesterton, IN Solar Energy

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

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