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Solar Energy in Bolivar, NY

Solar Energy in Bolivar

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Bolivar with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bolivar

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bolivar

The total length of the day in Bolivar, NY today (August 09, 2022) will be 14 hours and 7 minutes. [More]

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Bolivar, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bolivar, NY

Solar Energy Data in Bolivar, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bolivar, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar

Based on historical Bolivar, 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 Bolivar. [1]

Bolivar has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bolivar that are always titled at the latitude of Bolivar (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Bolivar

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bolivar, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar

Bolivar, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.39 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bolivar is July with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bolivar (New York) are December with an average of 2.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.9 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bolivar

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bolivar, NY, of 4.39 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 34% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Bolivar vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bolivar

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:14 am
    • Sunset: 8:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:7
Solar Energy Statistics for Bolivar

Best Months for Solar in Bolivar

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bolivar

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Solar Power Output in Bolivar

The Power of Solar in Bolivar, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bolivar, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar

Bolivar (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4903.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bolivar is July with an average of 521.66 kWhac, followed by August at 509.72 kWhac and May at 504.49 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bolivar (New York) are December with an average of 219.3 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 281.61 kWhac and January at 295.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bolivar

Bolivar Electricity Costs

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Bolivar Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Bolivar, NY [5]

Tue Aug 9
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Aug 10
78°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 16%
Thu Aug 11
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 70%
Fri Aug 12
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 13
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sun Aug 14
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Bolivar

About Bolivar

The village of Bolivar, NY in Allegany County has an approximate population of 1,047. [6]

Bolivar Solar Power

Bolivar, NY Solar Energy

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

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