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Solar Energy in Capitol Heights, MD

Solar Energy in Capitol Heights

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Solar Panels in Capitol Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Capitol Heights

The total length of the day in Capitol Heights, MD today (November 17, 2019) will be 09 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Capitol Heights, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Capitol Heights, MD

Solar Energy Data in Capitol Heights, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Capitol Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Capitol Heights

Based on historical Capitol Heights, 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 Capitol Heights. [1]

Capitol Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Capitol Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Capitol Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 Capitol Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Capitol Heights, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Capitol Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Capitol Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Capitol Heights

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Solar Power Comparison: Capitol Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Capitol Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Capitol Heights 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 Capitol Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Capitol Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 9:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Capitol Heights

Best Months for Solar in Capitol Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Capitol Heights

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

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

Solar Power Output in Capitol Heights

The Power of Solar in Capitol Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Capitol Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Capitol Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Capitol Heights

Capitol Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Capitol Heights averaged 12.46 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Capitol Heights

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Capitol Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $21.37 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Capitol Heights

Solar Energy Contractors in Capitol Heights

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Capitol Heights

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Capitol Heights

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

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Weather Forecast for Capitol Heights, MD [5]

Sun Nov 17
37°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 18
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Nov 19
46°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 31%
Wed Nov 20
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 21
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 54°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Nov 22
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 59°F
: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 32%

More about Capitol Heights

About Capitol Heights

The town of Capitol Heights, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 4,337. [6]

Capitol Heights Solar Power

Capitol Heights, MD Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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