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Solar Energy in Albany, NY

Solar Energy in Albany

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Solar Panels in Albany

Solar panels in Albany that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Albany

The total length of the day in Albany, NY today (October 21, 2021) will be 10 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Albany, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Albany, NY

Solar Energy Data in Albany, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Albany, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Albany

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* 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 Albany

Solar Radiation Data in Albany, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Albany, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Albany

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

Solar Power Levels in Albany

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Albany

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:15 am
    • Sunset: 10:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Albany

Best Months for Solar in Albany

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Albany

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

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

Solar Power Output in Albany

The Power of Solar in Albany, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Albany, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Albany

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Cost of Utilities in Albany

Albany Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Albany averaged 19.60 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2021, which was about 41% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.90¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Albany

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Albany Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $21.25 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2021, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $19.94 per Mcf in July. [4]

Weather Forecast for Albany, NY [5]

Thu Oct 21
68°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 44%
Fri Oct 22
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 84%
Sat Oct 23
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sun Oct 24
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Oct 25
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 26
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Albany

About Albany

The city of Albany, NY in Albany County has an approximate population of 97,856. [6]

Albany Solar Power

Albany, NY Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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