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Solar Energy in Riverdale Park, MD

Solar Energy in Riverdale Park

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Solar Panels in Riverdale Park

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Riverdale Park

The total length of the day in Riverdale Park, MD today (May 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Riverdale Park, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Riverdale Park, MD

Solar Energy Data in Riverdale Park, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Riverdale Park, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale Park

Based on historical Riverdale Park, 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 Riverdale Park. [1]

Riverdale Park has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Riverdale Park that are always titled at the latitude of Riverdale Park (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.15 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 Riverdale Park

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale Park, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Riverdale Park.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Riverdale Park, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale Park

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Solar Power Comparison: Riverdale Park vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Riverdale Park

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Riverdale Park 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 Riverdale Park

Sunrise / Sunset in Riverdale Park

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:50 am
    • Sunset: 12:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Riverdale Park

Best Months for Solar in Riverdale Park

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Riverdale Park

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

However, Riverdale Park is in Prince Georges County and Prince Georges County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Riverdale Park

The Power of Solar in Riverdale Park, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Riverdale Park, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Riverdale Park

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Cost of Utilities in Riverdale Park

Riverdale Park Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Riverdale Park 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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Riverdale Park 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 Riverdale Park

Solar Energy Contractors in Riverdale Park

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Riverdale Park

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Riverdale Park

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

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Weather Forecast for Riverdale Park, MD [5]

Mon May 20
93°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 93°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 46%
Tue May 21
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 66%
Wed May 22
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu May 23
84°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 86%
Fri May 24
79°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 25
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 35%

More about Riverdale Park

About Riverdale Park

The town of Riverdale Park, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 6,956. [6]

Riverdale Park Solar Power

Riverdale Park, MD Solar Energy

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

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