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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 (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 55 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 June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:43 am
    • Sunset: 12:38 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:55
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 0 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 12.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.29¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Poolesville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $13.45 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Poolesville, MD [5]

Wed Jun 16
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 27%
Thu Jun 17
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 18
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Jun 19
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jun 20
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 84%
Mon Jun 21
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%

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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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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