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Solar Energy in Frostburg, MD

Solar Energy in Frostburg

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Solar Panels in Frostburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Frostburg

The total length of the day in Frostburg, MD today (November 25, 2020) will be 09 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Frostburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Frostburg, MD

Solar Energy Data in Frostburg, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Based on historical Frostburg, 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 Frostburg. [1]

Frostburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Frostburg that are always titled at the latitude of Frostburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Frostburg

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Frostburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Frostburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 25, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:13 pm
    • Sunset: 9:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Frostburg

Best Months for Solar in Frostburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Frostburg

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

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

Solar Power Output in Frostburg

The Power of Solar in Frostburg, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

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Cost of Utilities in Frostburg

Frostburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Frostburg averaged 12.48 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Frostburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $22.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.41 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Frostburg, MD [5]

Wed Nov 25
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Nov 26
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 63%
Fri Nov 27
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 87%
Sat Nov 28
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 61%
Sun Nov 29
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 30
36°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Frostburg

About Frostburg

The city of Frostburg, MD in Allegany County has an approximate population of 9,002. [6]

Frostburg Solar Power

Frostburg, MD Solar Energy

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

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