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Solar Energy in Penn Yan, NY

Solar Energy in Penn Yan

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Penn Yan with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Penn Yan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Penn Yan

The total length of the day in Penn Yan, NY today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Penn Yan, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Penn Yan, NY

Solar Energy Data in Penn Yan, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Penn Yan, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Penn Yan

Based on historical Penn Yan, 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 Penn Yan. [1]

Penn Yan has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Penn Yan that are always titled at the latitude of Penn Yan (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Penn Yan

Solar Radiation Data in Penn Yan, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Penn Yan.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Penn Yan, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Penn Yan

Penn Yan, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Penn Yan is July with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Penn Yan (New York) are December with an average of 2.47 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.81 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Penn Yan vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Penn Yan

The average monthly solar radiation level in Penn Yan, NY, of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Penn Yan vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Penn Yan 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 Penn Yan

Sunrise / Sunset in Penn Yan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:29 am
    • Sunset: 5:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Penn Yan

Best Months for Solar in Penn Yan

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Penn Yan

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

Solar Power Output in Penn Yan

The Power of Solar in Penn Yan, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Penn Yan, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Penn Yan

Penn Yan (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4944.22 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Penn Yan is July with an average of 525.68 kWhac, followed by August at 510.56 kWhac and May at 508.8 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Penn Yan (New York) are December with an average of 247.32 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 286.19 kWhac and November at 295.14 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Penn Yan

Penn Yan Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Penn Yan averaged 20.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 46% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Penn Yan Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $22.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Penn Yan, NY [5]

Mon Jan 24
18°F
Light Snow
Min: -4°F
Max: 22°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 50%
Tue Jan 25
19°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 4°F
Max: 22°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Jan 26
11°F
Light Snow
Min: -4°F
Max: 11°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jan 27
21°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 1°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 55%
Fri Jan 28
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
16°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 18°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Penn Yan

About Penn Yan

The village of Penn Yan, NY in Yates County has an approximate population of 5,159. [6]

Penn Yan Solar Power

Penn Yan, NY Solar Energy

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

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