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Solar Energy in Woodsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Woodsboro

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Solar Panels in Woodsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Woodsboro

The total length of the day in Woodsboro, MD today (July 27, 2021) will be 14 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Woodsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Woodsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Woodsboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Based on historical Woodsboro, 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 Woodsboro. [1]

Woodsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Woodsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Woodsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.93 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 Woodsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

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

Solar Power Levels in Woodsboro

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Woodsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 27, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:05 am
    • Sunset: 12:26 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Woodsboro

Best Months for Solar in Woodsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Woodsboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Woodsboro

The Power of Solar in Woodsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

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Cost of Utilities in Woodsboro

Woodsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Woodsboro averaged 11.73 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Woodsboro

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Woodsboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $13.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Woodsboro, MD [5]

Tue Jul 27
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Jul 28
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 6%
Thu Jul 29
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 30
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sat Jul 31
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Aug 1
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Woodsboro

About Woodsboro

The town of Woodsboro, MD in Frederick County has an approximate population of 1,141. [6]

Woodsboro Solar Power

Woodsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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