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Solar Energy in Afton, NY

Solar Energy in Afton

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Solar Panels in Afton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Afton

The total length of the day in Afton, NY today (August 21, 2019) will be 13 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Afton, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Afton, NY

Solar Energy Data in Afton, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Afton, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Afton

Based on historical Afton, NY data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Afton. [1]

Afton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Afton that are always titled at the latitude of Afton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.65 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.43 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 Afton

Solar Radiation Data in Afton, NY

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Afton, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Afton

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

Solar Power Levels in Afton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Afton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:16 am
    • Sunset: 11:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Afton

Best Months for Solar in Afton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Afton

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Afton, NY at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Afton

The Power of Solar in Afton, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Afton, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Afton

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Cost of Utilities in Afton

Afton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Afton averaged 17.38 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Afton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $14.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Afton

Solar Energy Contractors in Afton

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Afton, NY.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Afton

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Afton, NY.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Afton

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Afton, NY.

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Weather Forecast for Afton, NY [5]

Tue Aug 20
67°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Aug 21
74°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Aug 22
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Aug 23
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sat Aug 24
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 25
70°F
Few Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 20%

More about Afton

About Afton

The village of Afton, NY in Chenango County has an approximate population of 822. [6]

Afton Solar Power

Afton, NY Solar Energy

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

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