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Solar Energy in Galestown, MD

Solar Energy in Galestown

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Solar Panels in Galestown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Galestown

The total length of the day in Galestown, MD today (January 15, 2021) will be 09 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Galestown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Galestown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Galestown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Galestown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown

Based on historical Galestown, 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 Galestown. [1]

Galestown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Galestown that are always titled at the latitude of Galestown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.14 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 Galestown

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Galestown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown

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

Solar Power Levels in Galestown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Galestown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:18 pm
    • Sunset: 10:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Galestown

Best Months for Solar in Galestown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Galestown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Galestown

The Power of Solar in Galestown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Galestown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Galestown

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Cost of Utilities in Galestown

Galestown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Galestown averaged 13.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Galestown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $17.43 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 41% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Galestown, MD [5]

Fri Jan 15
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 16
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sun Jan 17
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jan 18
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jan 19
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 20
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 39°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Galestown

About Galestown

The town of Galestown, MD in Dorchester County has an approximate population of 138. [6]

Galestown Solar Power

Galestown, MD Solar Energy

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

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