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Solar Power in 20697 (Southern Md Facility, MD)

Solar Energy in 20697

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Solar Panels in 20697

Solar panels in 20697 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20697

The total length of the day in 20697 (Southern Md Facility, MD) today (September 22, 2020) will be 12 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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20697 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20697 (Southern Md Facility, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20697

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20697.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20697

Solar Radiation Data in 20697

Based on historical 20697 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20697. [1]

The region associated with 20697 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20697 that are always titled at the latitude of Southern Md Facility (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 20697

Solar Radiation Data in 20697

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20697

Solar Radiation Data in 20697

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Solar Power Comparison: 20697 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20697

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Solar Power: 20697 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20697 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 20697

Sunrise / Sunset in 20697

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:56 am
    • Sunset: 11:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:07
Solar Energy Statistics for 20697

Best Months for Solar in 20697

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20697

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20697 at this current time.

However, 20697 is in Prince George's County and Prince George's County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20697

The Power of Solar in 20697

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20697. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20697. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20697

Solar Radiation Data in 20697

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Weather Forecast for 20697 [5]

Tue Sep 22
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Sep 23
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Calm: 0 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
71°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sat Sep 26
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sun Sep 27
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 62%

More about 20697

About 20697

The ZIP code 20697 is associated with the city of Southern Md Facility in Prince George's County in Maryland.

20697 Solar Power

20697 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20697, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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