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Solar Energy in Hillsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Hillsboro

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Solar Panels in Hillsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hillsboro

The total length of the day in Hillsboro, MD today (May 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Hillsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hillsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Hillsboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hillsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro

Based on historical Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro. [1]

Hillsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hillsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Hillsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Hillsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hillsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro

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

Solar Power Levels in Hillsboro

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Hillsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:46 am
    • Sunset: 12:14 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Hillsboro

Best Months for Solar in Hillsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hillsboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Hillsboro

The Power of Solar in Hillsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hillsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsboro

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Cost of Utilities in Hillsboro

Hillsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hillsboro 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: Hillsboro

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Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Hillsboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hillsboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hillsboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Hillsboro, MD [5]

Mon May 20
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 67%
Tue May 21
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 87%
Wed May 22
71°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu May 23
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 84%
Fri May 24
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 74°F
High wind, near gale: 17 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat May 25
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 38%

More about Hillsboro

About Hillsboro

The town of Hillsboro, MD in Caroline County has an approximate population of 161. [6]

Hillsboro Solar Power

Hillsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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