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Solar Energy in Johnstown, NY

Solar Energy in Johnstown

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Solar Panels in Johnstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Johnstown

The total length of the day in Johnstown, NY today (November 24, 2020) will be 09 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Johnstown, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Johnstown, NY

Solar Energy Data in Johnstown, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Johnstown, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown

Based on historical Johnstown, 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 Johnstown. [1]

Johnstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Johnstown that are always titled at the latitude of Johnstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.75 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 Johnstown

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Johnstown, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown

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

Solar Power Levels in Johnstown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Johnstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:02 pm
    • Sunset: 9:26 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Johnstown

Best Months for Solar in Johnstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Johnstown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Johnstown

The Power of Solar in Johnstown, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Johnstown, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Johnstown

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Cost of Utilities in Johnstown

Johnstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Johnstown averaged 18.41 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 38% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Johnstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $19.85 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.41 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Johnstown, NY [5]

Tue Nov 24
34°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 73%
Wed Nov 25
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Nov 26
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Nov 27
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Nov 28
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Nov 29
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Johnstown

About Johnstown

The city of Johnstown, NY in Fulton County has an approximate population of 8,743. [6]

Johnstown Solar Power

Johnstown, NY Solar Energy

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

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