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Solar Energy in Olean, NY

Solar Energy in Olean

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Solar Panels in Olean

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Olean

The total length of the day in Olean, NY today (August 21, 2019) will be 13 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Olean, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Olean, NY

Solar Energy Data in Olean, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Olean, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Olean

Based on historical Olean, 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 Olean. [1]

Olean has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Olean that are always titled at the latitude of Olean (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.24 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.47 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 Olean

Solar Radiation Data in Olean, NY

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Olean, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Olean

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

Solar Power Levels in Olean

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Olean

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:28 am
    • Sunset: 12:05 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Olean

Best Months for Solar in Olean

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.67 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Olean

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

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

Solar Power Output in Olean

The Power of Solar in Olean, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Olean, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Olean

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Cost of Utilities in Olean

Olean Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Olean averaged 17.38 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Olean Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $14.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Olean

Solar Energy Contractors in Olean

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Olean, NY.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Olean

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Olean, NY.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Olean

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Olean, NY.

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Weather Forecast for Olean, NY [5]

Tue Aug 20
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 67°F
Calm: 1 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Aug 21
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 63%
Thu Aug 22
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 97%
Fri Aug 23
68°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sat Aug 24
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 25
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 85%

More about Olean

About Olean

The city of Olean, NY in Cattaraugus County has an approximate population of 14,452. [6]

Olean Solar Power

Olean, NY Solar Energy

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

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