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Solar Energy in University Park, MD

Solar Energy in University Park

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Solar Panels in University Park

Solar panels in University 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 University Park

The total length of the day in University Park, MD today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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University Park, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in University Park, MD

Solar Energy Data in University Park, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for University Park, MD

Solar Radiation Data in University Park

Based on historical University 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 University Park. [1]

University 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 University Park that are always titled at the latitude of University 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 University Park

Solar Radiation Data in University Park, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for University Park, MD

Solar Radiation Data in University Park

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

Solar Power Levels in University Park

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in University Park

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:51 am
    • Sunset: 12:16 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:25
Solar Energy Statistics for University Park

Best Months for Solar in University 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 University Park

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

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

Solar Power Output in University Park

The Power of Solar in University Park, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for University Park, MD

Solar Radiation Data in University Park

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Cost of Utilities in University Park

University Park Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in University Park averaged 12.46 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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University Park Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $12.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for University Park, MD [5]

Tue May 18
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 19
82°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 69%
Thu May 20
86°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri May 21
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 23
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 78%

More about University Park

About University Park

The town of University Park, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 2,548. [6]

University Park Solar Power

University Park, MD Solar Energy

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

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