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Solar Power in 20724 (Laurel, MD)

Solar Energy in 20724

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Solar Panels in 20724

Solar panels in 20724 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20724

The total length of the day in 20724 (Laurel, MD) today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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20724 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20724 (Laurel, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20724

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20724.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20724

Solar Radiation Data in 20724

Based on historical 20724 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20724. [1]

The region associated with 20724 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 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 20724 that are always titled at the latitude of Laurel (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% 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 20724

Solar Radiation Data in 20724

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20724

Solar Radiation Data in 20724

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Solar Power Comparison: 20724 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20724

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Solar Power: 20724 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20724 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 20724

Sunrise / Sunset in 20724

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:53 am
    • Sunset: 11:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for 20724

Best Months for Solar in 20724

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20724

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20724 at this current time.

However, 20724 is in Anne Arundel County and Anne Arundel County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20724

The Power of Solar in 20724

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20724. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20724. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20724

Solar Radiation Data in 20724

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Weather Forecast for 20724 [5]

Sat Sep 19
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Sep 20
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Calm: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 20724

About 20724

The ZIP code 20724 is associated with the city of Laurel in Anne Arundel County in Maryland.

20724 Solar Power

20724 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20724, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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