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Solar Energy in Greensboro, MD

Solar Energy in Greensboro

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Solar Panels in Greensboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Greensboro

The total length of the day in Greensboro, MD today (May 21, 2019) will be 14 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Greensboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Greensboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Greensboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Greensboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Greensboro

Based on historical Greensboro, 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 Greensboro. [1]

Greensboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Greensboro that are always titled at the latitude of Greensboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.89 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.2 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 Greensboro

Solar Radiation Data in Greensboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Greensboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Greensboro

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

Solar Power Levels in Greensboro

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Greensboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:45 am
    • Sunset: 12:14 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Greensboro

Best Months for Solar in Greensboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Greensboro

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

However, Greensboro is in Caroline County and Caroline County has at least 40 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Greensboro

The Power of Solar in Greensboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Greensboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Greensboro

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Cost of Utilities in Greensboro

Greensboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Greensboro averaged 13.40 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Greensboro

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Greensboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Greensboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Greensboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Greensboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Greensboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Greensboro, MD [5]

Tue May 21
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed May 22
66°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu May 23
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 91%
Fri May 24
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 50%
Sat May 25
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sun May 26
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 27%

More about Greensboro

About Greensboro

The town of Greensboro, MD in Caroline County has an approximate population of 1,931. [6]

Greensboro Solar Power

Greensboro, MD Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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