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Solar Energy in Westernport, MD

Solar Energy in Westernport

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Solar Panels in Westernport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westernport

The total length of the day in Westernport, MD today (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Westernport, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westernport, MD

Solar Energy Data in Westernport, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westernport, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Westernport

Based on historical Westernport, 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 Westernport. [1]

Westernport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westernport that are always titled at the latitude of Westernport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.71 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 Westernport

Solar Radiation Data in Westernport, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westernport, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Westernport

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

Solar Power Levels in Westernport

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Westernport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:48 am
    • Sunset: 12:45 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Westernport

Best Months for Solar in Westernport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westernport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Westernport

The Power of Solar in Westernport, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westernport, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Westernport

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Cost of Utilities in Westernport

Westernport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Westernport 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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Westernport 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 Westernport, MD [5]

Wed Jun 16
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Jun 17
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 44%
Fri Jun 18
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 66%
Sat Jun 19
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jun 20
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon Jun 21
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 46%

More about Westernport

About Westernport

The town of Westernport, MD in Allegany County has an approximate population of 1,888. [6]

Westernport Solar Power

Westernport, MD Solar Energy

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

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