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Solar Power in 20726 (Laurel, MD)

Solar Energy in 20726

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Solar Panels in 20726

Solar panels in 20726 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20726

The total length of the day in 20726 (Laurel, MD) today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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20726 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20726 (Laurel, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20726

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20726.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20726

Solar Radiation Data in 20726

Based on historical 20726 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20726. [1]

The region associated with 20726 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 20726 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 20726

Solar Radiation Data in 20726

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20726

Solar Radiation Data in 20726

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Solar Power Comparison: 20726 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20726

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Solar Power: 20726 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20726 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 20726

Sunrise / Sunset in 20726

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:59 am
    • Sunset: 10:56 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:56
Solar Energy Statistics for 20726

Best Months for Solar in 20726

  • 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 20726

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20726 at this current time.

However, 20726 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 20726

The Power of Solar in 20726

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20726. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20726. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20726

Solar Radiation Data in 20726

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Weather Forecast for 20726 [5]

Sat Sep 26
64°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Sep 27
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 84%
Mon Sep 28
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Sep 29
71°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 30
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 1
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 20726

About 20726

The ZIP code 20726 is associated with the city of Laurel in Prince George's County in Maryland.

20726 Solar Power

20726 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20726, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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