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Solar Energy in Sharptown, MD

Solar Energy in Sharptown

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Solar Panels in Sharptown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sharptown

The total length of the day in Sharptown, MD today (December 02, 2020) will be 09 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Sharptown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sharptown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Sharptown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sharptown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Sharptown

Based on historical Sharptown, 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 Sharptown. [1]

Sharptown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sharptown that are always titled at the latitude of Sharptown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.14 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 Sharptown

Solar Radiation Data in Sharptown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sharptown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Sharptown

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

Solar Power Levels in Sharptown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sharptown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 02, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:03 pm
    • Sunset: 9:41 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Sharptown

Best Months for Solar in Sharptown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.11 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sharptown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sharptown

The Power of Solar in Sharptown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sharptown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Sharptown

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Cost of Utilities in Sharptown

Sharptown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sharptown averaged 12.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.55¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Sharptown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $20.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2020, which was approximately 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $16.99 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Sharptown, MD [5]

Wed Dec 2
41°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 39%
Thu Dec 3
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 65%
Fri Dec 4
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 5
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 6
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 61%
Mon Dec 7
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Sharptown

About Sharptown

The town of Sharptown, MD in Wicomico County has an approximate population of 651. [6]

Sharptown Solar Power

Sharptown, MD Solar Energy

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

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