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Solar Energy in Gilbertsville, NY

Solar Energy in Gilbertsville

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Solar Panels in Gilbertsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gilbertsville

The total length of the day in Gilbertsville, NY today (January 26, 2021) will be 09 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Gilbertsville, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gilbertsville, NY

Solar Energy Data in Gilbertsville, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gilbertsville, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbertsville

Based on historical Gilbertsville, 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 Gilbertsville. [1]

Gilbertsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gilbertsville that are always titled at the latitude of Gilbertsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.19 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.44 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 Gilbertsville

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbertsville, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gilbertsville, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbertsville

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

Solar Power Levels in Gilbertsville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gilbertsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:19 pm
    • Sunset: 10:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Gilbertsville

Best Months for Solar in Gilbertsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gilbertsville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Gilbertsville

The Power of Solar in Gilbertsville, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gilbertsville, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbertsville

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Cost of Utilities in Gilbertsville

Gilbertsville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gilbertsville averaged 19.28 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Gilbertsville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $16.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Gilbertsville, NY [5]

Tue Jan 26
28°F
Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 94%
Wed Jan 27
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jan 28
15°F
Light Snow
Min: 8°F
Max: 16°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 29
8°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: -1°F
Max: 8°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 30
15°F
Broken Clouds
Min: -1°F
Max: 15°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sun Jan 31
27°F
Snow
Min: 3°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Gilbertsville

About Gilbertsville

The village of Gilbertsville, NY in Otsego County has an approximate population of 399. [6]

Gilbertsville Solar Power

Gilbertsville, NY Solar Energy

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

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