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Solar Energy in Fairmount Heights, MD

Solar Energy in Fairmount Heights

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Solar Panels in Fairmount Heights

Solar panels in Fairmount 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 Fairmount Heights

The total length of the day in Fairmount Heights, MD today (July 18, 2019) will be 14 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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Fairmount Heights, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fairmount Heights, MD

Solar Energy Data in Fairmount Heights, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fairmount Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Fairmount Heights

Based on historical Fairmount 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 Fairmount Heights. [1]

Fairmount Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fairmount Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Fairmount Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.15 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 Fairmount Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Fairmount Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fairmount Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Fairmount Heights

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

Solar Power Levels in Fairmount Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fairmount Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:57 am
    • Sunset: 12:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:33
Solar Energy Statistics for Fairmount Heights

Best Months for Solar in Fairmount Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fairmount Heights

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fairmount Heights

The Power of Solar in Fairmount Heights, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fairmount Heights, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Fairmount Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Fairmount Heights

Fairmount Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fairmount Heights averaged 14.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Fairmount Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $14.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Fairmount Heights

Solar Energy Contractors in Fairmount Heights

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fairmount Heights

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fairmount Heights

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

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Weather Forecast for Fairmount Heights, MD [5]

Thu Jul 18
89°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 81°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Jul 19
97°F
Light Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 99°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Jul 20
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 86°F
Max: 101°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 21
99°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 101°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Jul 23
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Fairmount Heights

About Fairmount Heights

The town of Fairmount Heights, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 1,494. [6]

Fairmount Heights Solar Power

Fairmount Heights, MD Solar Energy

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

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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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