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Solar Energy in Seat Pleasant, MD

Solar Energy in Seat Pleasant

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Solar Panels in Seat Pleasant

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Seat Pleasant

The total length of the day in Seat Pleasant, MD today (January 26, 2021) will be 10 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Seat Pleasant, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Seat Pleasant, MD

Solar Energy Data in Seat Pleasant, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Seat Pleasant, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Seat Pleasant

Based on historical Seat Pleasant, 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 Seat Pleasant. [1]

Seat Pleasant has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Seat Pleasant that are always titled at the latitude of Seat Pleasant (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 Seat Pleasant

Solar Radiation Data in Seat Pleasant, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Seat Pleasant.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Seat Pleasant, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Seat Pleasant

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Solar Power Comparison: Seat Pleasant vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Seat Pleasant

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Seat Pleasant 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 Seat Pleasant

Sunrise / Sunset in Seat Pleasant

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:17 pm
    • Sunset: 10:22 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Seat Pleasant

Best Months for Solar in Seat Pleasant

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Seat Pleasant

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

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

Solar Power Output in Seat Pleasant

The Power of Solar in Seat Pleasant, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Seat Pleasant, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Seat Pleasant

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Cost of Utilities in Seat Pleasant

Seat Pleasant Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Seat Pleasant averaged 13.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Seat Pleasant Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $17.43 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 41% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Seat Pleasant, MD [5]

Tue Jan 26
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 27
44°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu Jan 28
33°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 33°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 50%
Fri Jan 29
31°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 69%
Sat Jan 30
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 34°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sun Jan 31
37°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Seat Pleasant

About Seat Pleasant

The city of Seat Pleasant, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 4,542. [6]

Seat Pleasant Solar Power

Seat Pleasant, MD Solar Energy

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

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