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Solar Energy in Laytonsville, MD

Solar Energy in Laytonsville

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Solar Panels in Laytonsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Laytonsville

The total length of the day in Laytonsville, MD today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Laytonsville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Laytonsville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Laytonsville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Laytonsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville

Based on historical Laytonsville, 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 Laytonsville. [1]

Laytonsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Laytonsville that are always titled at the latitude of Laytonsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% 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 Laytonsville

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Laytonsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville

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

Solar Power Levels in Laytonsville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Laytonsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:54 am
    • Sunset: 11:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Laytonsville

Best Months for Solar in Laytonsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Laytonsville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Laytonsville

The Power of Solar in Laytonsville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Laytonsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Laytonsville

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Cost of Utilities in Laytonsville

Laytonsville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Laytonsville averaged 12.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Laytonsville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $18.62 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Laytonsville, MD [5]

Sat Sep 19
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sun Sep 20
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about Laytonsville

About Laytonsville

The town of Laytonsville, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 353. [6]

Laytonsville Solar Power

Laytonsville, MD Solar Energy

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

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