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Solar Energy in North Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Energy in North Chevy Chase

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Solar Panels in North Chevy Chase

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

Sunrise & Sunset in North Chevy Chase

The total length of the day in North Chevy Chase, MD today (December 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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North Chevy Chase, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in North Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Energy Data in North Chevy Chase, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Radiation Data in North Chevy Chase

Based on historical North Chevy Chase, 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 North Chevy Chase. [1]

North Chevy Chase has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in North Chevy Chase that are always titled at the latitude of North Chevy Chase (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 North Chevy Chase

Solar Radiation Data in North Chevy Chase, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in North Chevy Chase.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Radiation Data in North Chevy Chase

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Solar Power Comparison: North Chevy Chase vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in North Chevy Chase

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average North Chevy Chase 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 North Chevy Chase

Sunrise / Sunset in North Chevy Chase

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:20 pm
    • Sunset: 9:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:26
Solar Energy Statistics for North Chevy Chase

Best Months for Solar in North Chevy Chase

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North Chevy Chase

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of North Chevy Chase, MD at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in North Chevy Chase

The Power of Solar in North Chevy Chase, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North Chevy Chase, MD

Solar Radiation Data in North Chevy Chase

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Cost of Utilities in North Chevy Chase

North Chevy Chase Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North Chevy Chase averaged 12.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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North Chevy Chase Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $21.09 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in North Chevy Chase

Solar Energy Contractors in North Chevy Chase

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near North Chevy Chase, MD.

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Solar Energy Equipment in North Chevy Chase

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near North Chevy Chase, MD.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in North Chevy Chase

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near North Chevy Chase, MD.

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Weather Forecast for North Chevy Chase, MD [5]

Sun Dec 15
49°F
Few Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 18%
Mon Dec 16
34°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 17
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Dec 18
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 19
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 20
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 36°F
Calm: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 4%

More about North Chevy Chase

About North Chevy Chase

The village of North Chevy Chase, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 519. [6]

North Chevy Chase Solar Power

North Chevy Chase, MD Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power North Chevy Chase, MD, or for more solar-related resources for North Chevy Chase, 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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