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Solar Energy in Greensboro, MD

Solar Energy in Greensboro

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Greensboro with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 (April 21, 2024) will be 13 hours and 32 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]

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

Greensboro, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Greensboro is July with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Greensboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Greensboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Greensboro, MD, of 5.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Greensboro 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 April 21, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:15 am
    • Sunset: 7:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Greensboro

Best Months for Solar in Greensboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Greensboro

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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

Greensboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5818.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Greensboro is May with an average of 548.41 kWhac, followed by July at 544.44 kWhac and April at 540.26 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Greensboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 362.81 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 403.83 kWhac and November at 409.89 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Greensboro

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Greensboro Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Greensboro, MD [5]

Sun Apr 21
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 22
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 41%
Tue Apr 23
63°F
Few Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 18%
Wed Apr 24
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 71%
Thu Apr 25
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Apr 26
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 3%

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.

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