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Solar Energy in Taneytown, MD

Solar Energy in Taneytown

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Solar Panels in Taneytown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Taneytown

The total length of the day in Taneytown, MD today (August 06, 2020) will be 14 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Taneytown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Taneytown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Taneytown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Taneytown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown

Based on historical Taneytown, 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 Taneytown. [1]

Taneytown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Taneytown that are always titled at the latitude of Taneytown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.04 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.94 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 Taneytown

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Taneytown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown

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

Solar Power Levels in Taneytown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Taneytown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:13 am
    • Sunset: 12:15 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Taneytown

Best Months for Solar in Taneytown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Taneytown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Taneytown

The Power of Solar in Taneytown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Taneytown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Taneytown

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Cost of Utilities in Taneytown

Taneytown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Taneytown averaged 13.23 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Taneytown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $14.20 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Taneytown, MD [5]

Thu Aug 6
77°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri Aug 7
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Aug 8
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sun Aug 9
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 9%
Mon Aug 10
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 11
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 43%

More about Taneytown

About Taneytown

The city of Taneytown, MD in Carroll County has an approximate population of 6,728. [6]

Taneytown Solar Power

Taneytown, MD Solar Energy

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

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