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Solar Energy in Elkton, MD

Solar Energy in Elkton

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Solar Panels in Elkton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Elkton

The total length of the day in Elkton, MD today (May 26, 2020) will be 14 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Elkton, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Elkton, MD

Solar Energy Data in Elkton, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Elkton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton

Based on historical Elkton, 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 Elkton. [1]

Elkton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Elkton that are always titled at the latitude of Elkton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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 Elkton

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Elkton.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Elkton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton

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

Solar Power Levels in Elkton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Elkton 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 Elkton

Sunrise / Sunset in Elkton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:39 am
    • Sunset: 12:21 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Elkton

Best Months for Solar in Elkton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Elkton

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

However, Elkton is in Cecil County and Cecil County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Elkton

The Power of Solar in Elkton, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Elkton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Elkton

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Cost of Utilities in Elkton

Elkton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Elkton averaged 13.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.85¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Elkton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $12.14 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.26 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Elkton, MD [5]

Tue May 26
78°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 33%
Wed May 27
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 28
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 29
77°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 30
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 31
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Elkton

About Elkton

The town of Elkton, MD in Cecil County has an approximate population of 15,443. [6]

Elkton Solar Power

Elkton, MD Solar Energy

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

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