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Solar Energy in Bladensburg, MD

Solar Energy in Bladensburg

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Bladensburg with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bladensburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bladensburg

The total length of the day in Bladensburg, MD today (January 25, 2022) will be 10 hours and 1 minutes. [More]

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Bladensburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bladensburg, MD

Solar Energy Data in Bladensburg, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bladensburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Bladensburg

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

Bladensburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bladensburg that are always titled at the latitude of Bladensburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Bladensburg

Solar Radiation Data in Bladensburg, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bladensburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Bladensburg

Bladensburg, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bladensburg is July with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.68 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bladensburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bladensburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bladensburg, MD, of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Bladensburg vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bladensburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:19 am
    • Sunset: 5:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Bladensburg

Best Months for Solar in Bladensburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bladensburg

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

Solar Power Output in Bladensburg

The Power of Solar in Bladensburg, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bladensburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Bladensburg

Bladensburg (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5771.4 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bladensburg is July with an average of 535.64 kWhac, followed by April at 529.27 kWhac and August at 523.86 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bladensburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 376.88 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 409.88 kWhac and January at 416.95 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bladensburg

Bladensburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bladensburg averaged 14.48 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Bladensburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Bladensburg, MD [5]

Tue Jan 25
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 26
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jan 27
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 28
33°F
Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sun Jan 30
26°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 28°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Bladensburg

About Bladensburg

The town of Bladensburg, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 9,148. [6]

Bladensburg Solar Power

Bladensburg, MD Solar Energy

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

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