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Solar Energy in Brentwood, MD

Solar Energy in Brentwood

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

Solar Panels in Brentwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Brentwood

The total length of the day in Brentwood, MD today (November 28, 2022) will be 9 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Brentwood, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Brentwood, MD

Solar Energy Data in Brentwood, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Brentwood, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Brentwood

Based on historical Brentwood, 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 Brentwood. [1]

Brentwood 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 Brentwood that are always titled at the latitude of Brentwood (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 Brentwood

Solar Radiation Data in Brentwood, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Brentwood, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Brentwood

Brentwood, 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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood (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: Brentwood vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Brentwood

The average monthly solar radiation level in Brentwood, MD, of 5.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


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

Solar Power: Brentwood vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Brentwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 28, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 4:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Brentwood

Best Months for Solar in Brentwood

  • 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 Brentwood

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Solar Power Output in Brentwood

The Power of Solar in Brentwood, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Brentwood, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Brentwood

Brentwood (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 Brentwood 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 Brentwood (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 Brentwood

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Weather Forecast for Brentwood, MD [5]

Mon Nov 28
51°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 68%
Tue Nov 29
48°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 75%
Wed Nov 30
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 60°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 1
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 2
42°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 15%
Sat Dec 3
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Brentwood

About Brentwood

The town of Brentwood, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 3,046. [6]

Brentwood Solar Power

Brentwood, MD Solar Energy

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

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