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Solar Energy in Elmira Heights, NY

Solar Energy in Elmira Heights

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Solar Panels in Elmira Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Elmira Heights

The total length of the day in Elmira Heights, NY today (April 21, 2021) will be 13 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Elmira Heights, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Elmira Heights, NY

Solar Energy Data in Elmira Heights, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Elmira Heights, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Elmira Heights

Based on historical Elmira Heights, 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 Elmira Heights. [1]

Elmira Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Elmira Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Elmira Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.6 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 Elmira Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Elmira Heights, NY

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Elmira Heights, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Elmira Heights

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Solar Power Comparison: Elmira Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Elmira Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Elmira Heights 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 Elmira Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Elmira Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:15 am
    • Sunset: 11:55 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Elmira Heights

Best Months for Solar in Elmira Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Elmira Heights

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

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

Solar Power Output in Elmira Heights

The Power of Solar in Elmira Heights, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Elmira Heights, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Elmira Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Elmira Heights

Elmira Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Elmira Heights averaged 18.27 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 44% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Elmira Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $11.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Elmira Heights, NY [5]

Wed Apr 21
34°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 96%
Thu Apr 22
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 23
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sat Apr 24
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 73%
Sun Apr 25
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 98%
Mon Apr 26
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Elmira Heights

About Elmira Heights

The village of Elmira Heights, NY in Chemung County has an approximate population of 4,097. [6]

Elmira Heights Solar Power

Elmira Heights, NY Solar Energy

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

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