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Solar Energy in Brentwood, MD

Solar Energy in Brentwood

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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 (July 19, 2019) will be 14 hours and 33 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]

* 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 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

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

Solar Power Levels in Brentwood

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Solar Power: 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 July 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:57 am
    • Sunset: 12:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:33
Solar Energy Statistics for Brentwood

Best Months for Solar in Brentwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • 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

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

However, Brentwood is in Prince Georges County and Prince Georges County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

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

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Cost of Utilities in Brentwood

Brentwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Brentwood averaged 14.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Brentwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $14.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Brentwood

Solar Energy Contractors in Brentwood

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Brentwood, MD.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Brentwood

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Brentwood, MD.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Brentwood

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Brentwood, MD.

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Weather Forecast for Brentwood, MD [5]

Thu Jul 18
76°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 76°F
Calm: 0 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 19
97°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 98°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 20
98°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 99°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sun Jul 21
98°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 101°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 13%
Mon Jul 22
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue Jul 23
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
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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