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Solar Energy in Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Energy in Upper Marlboro

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Solar Panels in Upper Marlboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Upper Marlboro

The total length of the day in Upper Marlboro, MD today (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Upper Marlboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Upper Marlboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro

Based on historical Upper Marlboro, 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 Upper Marlboro. [1]

Upper Marlboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Upper Marlboro that are always titled at the latitude of Upper Marlboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Upper Marlboro

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Upper Marlboro.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro

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Solar Power Comparison: Upper Marlboro vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Upper Marlboro

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Upper Marlboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:41 am
    • Sunset: 12:34 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Upper Marlboro

Best Months for Solar in Upper Marlboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Upper Marlboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Upper Marlboro

The Power of Solar in Upper Marlboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro

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Cost of Utilities in Upper Marlboro

Upper Marlboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Upper Marlboro averaged 12.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.29¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Upper Marlboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $13.45 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Upper Marlboro, MD [5]

Wed Jun 16
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 46%
Thu Jun 17
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 18
82°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sat Jun 19
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jun 20
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Jun 21
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Upper Marlboro

About Upper Marlboro

The town of Upper Marlboro, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 631. [6]

Upper Marlboro Solar Power

Upper Marlboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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