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Solar Energy in District Heights, MD

Solar Energy in District Heights

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Solar Panels in District Heights

Solar panels in District 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 District Heights

The total length of the day in District Heights, MD today (February 20, 2020) will be 10 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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District Heights, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in District Heights, MD

Solar Energy Data in District Heights, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for District Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights

Based on historical District 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 District Heights. [1]

District 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 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in District Heights that are always titled at the latitude of District Heights (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 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 District Heights

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for District Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights

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

Solar Power Levels in District Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in District Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:51 am
    • Sunset: 10:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:58
Solar Energy Statistics for District Heights

Best Months for Solar in District Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in District Heights

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

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

Solar Power Output in District Heights

The Power of Solar in District Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for District Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in District Heights

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Cost of Utilities in District Heights

District Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in District Heights averaged 12.78 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

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District Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.47 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in District Heights

Solar Energy Contractors in District Heights

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in District Heights

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in District Heights

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

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Weather Forecast for District Heights, MD [5]

Thu Feb 20
38°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Feb 21
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 22
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 23
50°F
Few Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 19%
Mon Feb 24
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 93%
Tue Feb 25
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about District Heights

About District Heights

The city of District Heights, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 5,837. [6]

District Heights Solar Power

District Heights, MD Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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