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Solar Energy in Pittsville, MD

Solar Energy in Pittsville

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Solar Panels in Pittsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pittsville

The total length of the day in Pittsville, MD today (July 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Pittsville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pittsville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Pittsville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pittsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville

Based on historical Pittsville, 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 Pittsville. [1]

Pittsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pittsville that are always titled at the latitude of Pittsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.23 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 Pittsville

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pittsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville

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

Solar Power Levels in Pittsville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pittsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:43 am
    • Sunset: 12:28 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Pittsville

Best Months for Solar in Pittsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pittsville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pittsville

The Power of Solar in Pittsville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pittsville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsville

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Cost of Utilities in Pittsville

Pittsville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pittsville averaged 13.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Pittsville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 12% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Pittsville, MD [5]

Sat Jul 4
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 65%
Sun Jul 5
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 9%
Mon Jul 6
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Calm: 2 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue Jul 7
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 8
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu Jul 9
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Pittsville

About Pittsville

The town of Pittsville, MD in Wicomico County has an approximate population of 1,417. [6]

Pittsville Solar Power

Pittsville, MD Solar Energy

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

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