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Solar Energy in Fort Plain, NY

Solar Energy in Fort Plain

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Solar Panels in Fort Plain

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Plain

The total length of the day in Fort Plain, NY today (August 11, 2020) will be 14 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Fort Plain, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Plain, NY

Solar Energy Data in Fort Plain, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Plain, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Plain

Based on historical Fort Plain, 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 Fort Plain. [1]

Fort Plain has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Plain that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Plain (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.19 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.49 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 Fort Plain

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Plain, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fort Plain.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Plain, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Plain

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Solar Power Comparison: Fort Plain vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Plain

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fort Plain 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 Fort Plain

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Plain

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:01 am
    • Sunset: 12:05 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Plain

Best Months for Solar in Fort Plain

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Plain

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fort Plain

The Power of Solar in Fort Plain, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Plain, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Plain

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Cost of Utilities in Fort Plain

Fort Plain Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Plain averaged 18.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 41% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Fort Plain Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $11.61 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fort Plain, NY [5]

Tue Aug 11
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 67%
Wed Aug 12
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 42%
Thu Aug 13
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Aug 14
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Aug 15
78°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Aug 16
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 90%

More about Fort Plain

About Fort Plain

The village of Fort Plain, NY in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 2,322. [6]

Fort Plain Solar Power

Fort Plain, NY Solar Energy

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

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