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Solar Energy in Sykesville, MD

Solar Energy in Sykesville

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Solar Panels in Sykesville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sykesville

The total length of the day in Sykesville, MD today (June 01, 2020) will be 14 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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Sykesville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sykesville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Sykesville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sykesville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Sykesville

Based on historical Sykesville, 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 Sykesville. [1]

Sykesville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sykesville that are always titled at the latitude of Sykesville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.78 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.09 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.06 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 Sykesville

Solar Radiation Data in Sykesville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sykesville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Sykesville

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

Solar Power Levels in Sykesville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sykesville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:42 am
    • Sunset: 12:29 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Sykesville

Best Months for Solar in Sykesville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sykesville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sykesville

The Power of Solar in Sykesville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sykesville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Sykesville

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Cost of Utilities in Sykesville

Sykesville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sykesville averaged 13.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Sykesville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $12.14 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Sykesville, MD [5]

Mon Jun 1
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Jun 2
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jun 3
86°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 49%
Thu Jun 4
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri Jun 5
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Jun 6
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Sykesville

About Sykesville

The town of Sykesville, MD in Carroll County has an approximate population of 4,436. [6]

Sykesville Solar Power

Sykesville, MD Solar Energy

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

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