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Solar Energy in Chesapeake Beach, MD

Solar Energy in Chesapeake Beach

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Solar Panels in Chesapeake Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chesapeake Beach

The total length of the day in Chesapeake Beach, MD today (December 06, 2019) will be 09 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Chesapeake Beach, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chesapeake Beach, MD

Solar Energy Data in Chesapeake Beach, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chesapeake Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake Beach

Based on historical Chesapeake Beach, 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 Chesapeake Beach. [1]

Chesapeake Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chesapeake Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Chesapeake Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.89 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.19 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.22 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 Chesapeake Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake Beach, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chesapeake Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chesapeake Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake Beach

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Solar Power Comparison: Chesapeake Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chesapeake Beach

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chesapeake Beach 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 Chesapeake Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Chesapeake Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 06, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:10 pm
    • Sunset: 9:44 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Chesapeake Beach

Best Months for Solar in Chesapeake Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chesapeake Beach

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

However, Chesapeake Beach is in Calvert County and Calvert County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chesapeake Beach

The Power of Solar in Chesapeake Beach, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chesapeake Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake Beach

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Cost of Utilities in Chesapeake Beach

Chesapeake Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chesapeake Beach averaged 12.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Chesapeake Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $21.09 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Chesapeake Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in Chesapeake Beach

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Chesapeake Beach

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Chesapeake Beach

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

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Weather Forecast for Chesapeake Beach, MD [5]

Fri Dec 6
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sat Dec 7
37°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sun Dec 8
39°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 72%
Mon Dec 9
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 10
56°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 11
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Chesapeake Beach

About Chesapeake Beach

The town of Chesapeake Beach, MD in Calvert County has an approximate population of 5,753. [6]

Chesapeake Beach Solar Power

Chesapeake Beach, MD Solar Energy

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

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