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Solar Energy in Pittsford, NY

Solar Energy in Pittsford

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Solar Panels in Pittsford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pittsford

The total length of the day in Pittsford, NY today (July 11, 2020) will be 15 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Pittsford, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pittsford, NY

Solar Energy Data in Pittsford, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pittsford, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsford

Based on historical Pittsford, 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 Pittsford. [1]

Pittsford 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 Pittsford that are always titled at the latitude of Pittsford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% 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 Pittsford

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsford, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pittsford, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsford

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

Solar Power Levels in Pittsford

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pittsford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:41 am
    • Sunset: 12:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Pittsford

Best Months for Solar in Pittsford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pittsford

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pittsford

The Power of Solar in Pittsford, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pittsford, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Pittsford

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Cost of Utilities in Pittsford

Pittsford Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pittsford averaged 17.33 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Pittsford

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Pittsford Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $12.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Pittsford, NY [5]

Sat Jul 11
78°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 70%
Sun Jul 12
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 24%
Mon Jul 13
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Jul 14
74°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed Jul 15
80°F
Few Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 15%
Thu Jul 16
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 23%

More about Pittsford

About Pittsford

The village of Pittsford, NY in Monroe County has an approximate population of 1,355. [6]

Pittsford Solar Power

Pittsford, NY Solar Energy

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

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