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Solar Power in 20911 (Silver Spring, MD)

Solar Energy in 20911

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Solar Panels in 20911

Solar panels in 20911 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20911

The total length of the day in 20911 (Silver Spring, MD) today (September 28, 2020) will be 11 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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20911 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20911 (Silver Spring, MD)

Solar Energy Data for 20911

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20911.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20911

Solar Radiation Data in 20911

Based on historical 20911 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20911. [1]

The region associated with 20911 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 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20911 that are always titled at the latitude of Silver Spring (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 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 20911

Solar Radiation Data in 20911

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20911

Solar Radiation Data in 20911

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Solar Power Comparison: 20911 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20911

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Solar Power: 20911 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20911 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 20911

Sunrise / Sunset in 20911

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:02 am
    • Sunset: 10:54 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:51
Solar Energy Statistics for 20911

Best Months for Solar in 20911

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20911

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20911 at this current time.

However, 20911 is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County (MD) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20911

The Power of Solar in 20911

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20911. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20911. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20911

Solar Radiation Data in 20911

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Weather Forecast for 20911 [5]

Mon Sep 28
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 30%
Tue Sep 29
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 74%
Wed Sep 30
57°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 1
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 2
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 3
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 20911

About 20911

The ZIP code 20911 is associated with the city of Silver Spring in Montgomery County in Maryland.

20911 Solar Power

20911 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20911, or for more solar-related resources for MD, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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