Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Energy in Chevy Chase

Sorry, historical solar radition values for Chevy Chase are currently unavailable, please check back later.

Solar Panels in Chevy Chase

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chevy Chase

The total length of the day in Chevy Chase, MD today (June 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Chevy Chase, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Energy Data in Chevy Chase, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chevy Chase

Based on historical Chevy Chase, 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 Chevy Chase. [1]

Chevy Chase has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chevy Chase that are always titled at the latitude of Chevy Chase (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 Chevy Chase

Solar Radiation Data in Chevy Chase, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chevy Chase.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chevy Chase

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Chevy Chase at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Chevy Chase is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Solar Power Comparison: Chevy Chase vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chevy Chase

Sorry, solar radiation data for Maryland is not currently available. Please try again later.

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chevy Chase 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 Chevy Chase

Sunrise / Sunset in Chevy Chase

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:42 am
    • Sunset: 12:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Chevy Chase

Best Months for Solar in Chevy Chase

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chevy Chase

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

However, Chevy Chase is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chevy Chase

The Power of Solar in Chevy Chase, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chevy Chase

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Chevy Chase at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Chevy Chase is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Cost of Utilities in Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chevy Chase averaged 13.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2019, which was about 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.83¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Chevy Chase

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Chevy Chase, is solar power a good choice for residents of this town?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Chevy Chase Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.45 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2019, which was approximately 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.48 per Mcf in March. [4]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Chevy Chase

Solar Energy Contractors in Chevy Chase

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Chevy Chase produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Chevy Chase

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Chevy Chase produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Chevy Chase

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Chevy Chase produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Chevy Chase, MD [5]

Thu Jun 20
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 91°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 53%
Fri Jun 21
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sat Jun 22
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sun Jun 23
82°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 48%
Mon Jun 24
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 68%
Tue Jun 25
83°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about Chevy Chase

About Chevy Chase

The town of Chevy Chase, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 7,115. [6]

Chevy Chase Solar Power

Chevy Chase, MD Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

Other Cities in Maryland

ZIP Codes in MD


Go

References