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Solar Energy in Glenarden, MD

Solar Energy in Glenarden

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Solar Panels in Glenarden

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glenarden

The total length of the day in Glenarden, MD today (September 15, 2019) will be 12 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Glenarden, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glenarden, MD

Solar Energy Data in Glenarden, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glenarden, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden

Based on historical Glenarden, 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 Glenarden. [1]

Glenarden has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Glenarden that are always titled at the latitude of Glenarden (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.16 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 Glenarden

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glenarden, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden

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

Solar Power Levels in Glenarden

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Glenarden

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:49 am
    • Sunset: 11:15 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Glenarden

Best Months for Solar in Glenarden

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glenarden

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

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

Solar Power Output in Glenarden

The Power of Solar in Glenarden, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glenarden, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Glenarden

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Cost of Utilities in Glenarden

Glenarden Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Glenarden averaged 13.26 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Glenarden Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $19.73 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 26% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Glenarden

Solar Energy Contractors in Glenarden

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Glenarden

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Glenarden

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

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Weather Forecast for Glenarden, MD [5]

Sat Sep 14
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Sep 15
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Sep 16
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 17
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 84%
Wed Sep 18
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 19
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Glenarden

About Glenarden

The city of Glenarden, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 6,000. [6]

Glenarden Solar Power

Glenarden, MD Solar Energy

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

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