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Solar Energy in Glen Echo, MD

Solar Energy in Glen Echo

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Solar Panels in Glen Echo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glen Echo

The total length of the day in Glen Echo, MD today (July 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Glen Echo, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glen Echo, MD

Solar Energy Data in Glen Echo, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glen Echo, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Echo

Based on historical Glen Echo, 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 Glen Echo. [1]

Glen Echo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Glen Echo that are always titled at the latitude of Glen Echo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.27 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 Glen Echo

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Echo, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Glen Echo.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glen Echo, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Echo

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Solar Power Comparison: Glen Echo vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Glen Echo

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Glen Echo 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 Glen Echo

Sunrise / Sunset in Glen Echo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:48 am
    • Sunset: 12:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Glen Echo

Best Months for Solar in Glen Echo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: March (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glen Echo

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

However, Glen Echo is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Glen Echo

The Power of Solar in Glen Echo, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glen Echo, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glen Echo

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Cost of Utilities in Glen Echo

Glen Echo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Glen Echo averaged 13.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Glen Echo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 12% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Glen Echo, MD [5]

Sat Jul 4
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sun Jul 5
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 7%
Mon Jul 6
98°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 98°F
Calm: 2 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 5%
Tue Jul 7
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 11%
Wed Jul 8
92°F
Few Clouds
Min: 77°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 15%
Thu Jul 9
92°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 77°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 59%

More about Glen Echo

About Glen Echo

The town of Glen Echo, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 255. [6]

Glen Echo Solar Power

Glen Echo, MD Solar Energy

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

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