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Solar Energy in Poolesville, MD

Solar Energy in Poolesville

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Solar Panels in Poolesville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Poolesville

The total length of the day in Poolesville, MD today (May 25, 2019) will be 14 hours and 36 minutes. [More]

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Poolesville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Poolesville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Poolesville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Poolesville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Poolesville

Based on historical Poolesville, 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 Poolesville. [1]

Poolesville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Poolesville that are always titled at the latitude of Poolesville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.31 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 Poolesville

Solar Radiation Data in Poolesville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Poolesville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Poolesville

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

Solar Power Levels in Poolesville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Poolesville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:48 am
    • Sunset: 12:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:36
Solar Energy Statistics for Poolesville

Best Months for Solar in Poolesville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Poolesville

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

However, Poolesville is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County has at least 2,596 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Poolesville

The Power of Solar in Poolesville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Poolesville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Poolesville

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Cost of Utilities in Poolesville

Poolesville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Poolesville 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]

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Poolesville 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 Poolesville

Solar Energy Contractors in Poolesville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Poolesville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Poolesville

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

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Weather Forecast for Poolesville, MD [5]

Sat May 25
75°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sun May 26
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 26%
Mon May 27
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 71%
Tue May 28
77°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed May 29
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 52%
Thu May 30
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 35%

More about Poolesville

About Poolesville

The town of Poolesville, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 4,883. [6]

Poolesville Solar Power

Poolesville, MD Solar Energy

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

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